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VelloCanon EF/EF-S Lens to Micro Four Thirds Camera Adapter
 
3.9

(based on 21 reviews)

Ratings Distribution

  • 5 Stars

     

    (7)

  • 4 Stars

     

    (9)

  • 3 Stars

     

    (2)

  • 2 Stars

     

    (1)

  • 1 Stars

     

    (2)

81%

of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

Pros

  • Easy to use (12)
  • Compact (9)
  • Durable (9)
  • Lightweight (4)

Cons

No Cons

Best Uses

  • Video (9)
  • Wildlife photos (3)
    • Reviewer Profile:
    • Pro photographer (6), Photo enthusiast (4), Semi-pro photographer (3)
    • Was this a gift?:
    • No (14)

Most Liked Positive Review

 

Quick fix

Shooting mainly video on a Panasonic GH4 through a Canon 28-300 L. Does exactly what it needs to, don't expect anything magical, just a coupler for EF lenses to a MFT mount....Read complete review

Shooting mainly video on a Panasonic GH4 through a Canon 28-300 L. Does exactly what it needs to, don't expect anything magical, just a coupler for EF lenses to a MFT mount. Goodbye AF, goodbye IS, goodbye aperture, hello $ lens solution.

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Most Liked Negative Review

 

Adapter allows too much play

If you want an adapter for video shoots and need to pull focus, this adapter isn't going to work. It allows your lens shift all over the place, making for a large bump...Read complete review

If you want an adapter for video shoots and need to pull focus, this adapter isn't going to work. It allows your lens shift all over the place, making for a large bump in the footage every time you rack focus.On set I had to tape down the lens to stop it from shifting... Not very professional looking for my clients, but it worked in a pinch.........

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1.0

Faulty Product

By Alex

from Los Angeles, CA

Comments about Vello Canon EF/EF-S Lens to Micro Four Thirds Camera Adapter:

I bought this to mount my EF lenses to my BMPCC and my canon lenses didn't fit the EF side. I'm not sure they're all like this, but the one I received didn't work.

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4.0

Works great

By LL

from Albemarle, NC

About Me Semi-pro Photographer

Verified Buyer

Pros

    Cons

      Best Uses

      • Video

      Comments about Vello Canon EF/EF-S Lens to Micro Four Thirds Camera Adapter:

      Works as expected, no trouble.

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      • Yes

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      5.0

      Doesn't Work

      By KL

      from New York

      Comments about Vello Canon EF/EF-S Lens to Micro Four Thirds Camera Adapter:

      This lens adapter for Canon EF lenses does not fit on an EF lens. The design doesn't allow it to lock onto the lens. It will simply fall off which makes it unusable.

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      5.0

      Good Product

      By John

      from Berkeley, CA

      About Me Photo Enthusiast

      Verified Buyer

      Pros

      • Compact
      • Durable
      • Easy to Use

      Cons

        Best Uses

        • Landscape/Scenery
        • Travel
        • Wildlife Photos

        Comments about Vello Canon EF/EF-S Lens to Micro Four Thirds Camera Adapter:

        I use the Vello Canon EF/EF-S mount to use old Canon EF zoom lens on my Olympus Pen micro 4/3 cameras. It serves that purpose well. A caveat, probably already known to most, is that auto-focus lenes will work only in the manual mode.

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        • No

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        4.0

        Does what it says

        By nivek_tv

        from New York

        Comments about Vello Canon EF/EF-S Lens to Micro Four Thirds Camera Adapter:

        If your looking for a simple adapter for your canon EF lens to your M43 camera then this is the easiest solution. If you need iris control then this is obviously not a option.

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        4.0

        Works as advertised

        By Ryan

        from NYC

        About Me Photo Enthusiast

        Verified Buyer

        Pros

        • Compact
        • Easy to Use
        • Lightweight

        Cons

          Best Uses

            Comments about Vello Canon EF/EF-S Lens to Micro Four Thirds Camera Adapter:

            Fits snugly, no probs removing mounting or removing lenses. Another adapter I'd previously tried was too tight.

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            • No

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            3.0

            Works well, a little pricey

            By RCDimagery

            from Tampa, FL

            Verified Buyer

            Pros

            • Compact
            • Durable
            • Easy to Use

            Cons

              Best Uses

              • Video

              Comments about Vello Canon EF/EF-S Lens to Micro Four Thirds Camera Adapter:

              I use this with my BMPCC. It works as advertised. It is a "dumb" adapter. There is no iris control with modern lenses. I had this idea that I could adapt Nikon Ai-S lenses to EF and then to MFT. Well, the Fotodiox el cheapo adapter does not play nice with this adapter, so that was a bust. It is well built. It serves a purpose, but the Metabones speedbooster adapter for the camera is far better. It has been demoted to a back up adapter. If you want to use this product make sure to get a variable ND filter for you lenses so you have some control over your images.

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              • No

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              5.0

              Just what I needed

              By Joey

              from Perris ca

              Comments about Vello Canon EF/EF-S Lens to Micro Four Thirds Camera Adapter:

              Fits my ef lenses perfectly

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              (2 of 2 customers found this review helpful)

               
              4.0

              Quick fix

              By MPLUSM

              from Anchorage, AK

              About Me Pro Photographer

              Verified Buyer

              Pros

              • Easy to Use

              Cons

              • Limited Capabilities

              Best Uses

              • Video

              Comments about Vello Canon EF/EF-S Lens to Micro Four Thirds Camera Adapter:

              Shooting mainly video on a Panasonic GH4 through a Canon 28-300 L. Does exactly what it needs to, don't expect anything magical, just a coupler for EF lenses to a MFT mount. Goodbye AF, goodbye IS, goodbye aperture, hello $ lens solution.

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              • No

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              (3 of 3 customers found this review helpful)

               
              1.0

              Adapter allows too much play

              By Antiwork Productions

              from Vancouver, BC

              About Me Pro Photographer

              Verified Reviewer

              Pros

                Cons

                • Poor Connection

                Best Uses

                  Comments about Vello Canon EF/EF-S Lens to Micro Four Thirds Camera Adapter:

                  If you want an adapter for video shoots and need to pull focus, this adapter isn't going to work. It allows your lens shift all over the place, making for a large bump in the footage every time you rack focus.On set I had to tape down the lens to stop it from shifting... Not very professional looking for my clients, but it worked in a pinch.........

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                  • No

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                  4.0

                  Works well

                  By Thomas

                  from brooklyn, ny

                  About Me Pro Photographer

                  Verified Buyer

                  Pros

                  • Compact
                  • Durable

                  Cons

                  • No Electronic Control

                  Best Uses

                  • Video

                  Comments about Vello Canon EF/EF-S Lens to Micro Four Thirds Camera Adapter:

                  Is works well it doesn't have electronic control of the lens but for the price you can't lose. I use it on my Blackmagic Pocket and it works great

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                  • No

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                  3.0

                  Simple!

                  By alexedit5

                  from brazil

                  Verified Buyer

                  Comments about Vello Canon EF/EF-S Lens to Micro Four Thirds Camera Adapter:

                  Very Simple! Would buy the speedbooster.

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                  (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

                   
                  4.0

                  Does what it says, no frills, no extras

                  By Bleary-eyed from focusing

                  from Sacramento, CA

                  About Me Photo Enthusiast

                  Verified Buyer

                  Pros

                  • Easy to Use

                  Cons

                  • A bit wobbly

                  Best Uses

                  • Wildlife Photos

                  Comments about Vello Canon EF/EF-S Lens to Micro Four Thirds Camera Adapter:

                  I got this as a (very) cheap alternative to a long lens, mostly for identifying birds and butterflies in the field. I knew it wouldn't be easy, and it's not. There's no way to stop down the aperture, so your depth of field is paper thin. Added to the fact that you have to manually focus using the screen on the 4/3 camera, it's a bit of a challenge. Getting strong reading glasses at the market helps, since it magnifies the screen for better focus. By bracketing focus, it's possible to get excellent shots, especially close-ups of butterflies and nearby birds (nearby objects are easier to focus since you can better see detail).The thing wobbles a bit, but there aren't any light leaks and it does seem to keep the lens perpendicular to the sensor plane.Image shot with Canon 70-200 & adapter

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                  2.0

                  Too much play

                  By Scout

                  from Boston

                  About Me Pro Photographer

                  Verified Buyer

                  Pros

                    Cons

                      Best Uses

                      • Video

                      Comments about Vello Canon EF/EF-S Lens to Micro Four Thirds Camera Adapter:

                      Bought this for my Panasonic GH3 to Rokinon Canon mount lens. The adapter has some play and doesn't fit as tight as i thought it should. I guess you get what you pay for.

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                      • No

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                      (4 of 5 customers found this review helpful)

                       
                      5.0

                      Works well for Canon EF lenses

                      By Dell

                      from Chicago, IL.

                      Verified Buyer

                      Pros

                      • Compact
                      • Durable
                      • Easy to Use
                      • Lightweight

                      Cons

                        Best Uses

                          Comments about Vello Canon EF/EF-S Lens to Micro Four Thirds Camera Adapter:

                          With this adapter I'm able to use my EF-S lenses for my Blackmagic pocket cinema camera.

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                          • No

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                          (1 of 2 customers found this review helpful)

                           
                          5.0

                          Works!

                          By Video Norman

                          from Boston MA

                          About Me Pro Photographer

                          Verified Buyer

                          Pros

                          • Compact
                          • Durable
                          • Easy to Use
                          • Good Audio Quality
                          • Good Video Quality
                          • Great Picture Quality
                          • Lightweight

                          Cons

                            Best Uses

                            • Video

                            Comments about Vello Canon EF/EF-S Lens to Micro Four Thirds Camera Adapter:

                            I use this as an adapter for my Blackmagic Cinema Pocket Camera which allows me to use my Canon mount Rokinon Cine Lenses. Since the lenses are fully manual, I can manage the aperture and focus with no electronics. For me it is a perfect solution for using these lenses.

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                            (1 of 5 customers found this review helpful)

                             
                            4.0

                            Fits perfectly

                            By 356tub

                            from Jackson Wyoming

                            About Me Photo Enthusiast

                            Verified Buyer

                            Pros

                            • Durable
                            • Easy to Use

                            Cons

                              Best Uses

                                Comments about Vello Canon EF/EF-S Lens to Micro Four Thirds Camera Adapter:

                                This adapter fits my lens perfectly...but haven't found one of my EF lenses that will work with the camera.

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                                • No

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                                (0 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

                                 
                                5.0

                                Inexpensive but does the job well!

                                By willyb311

                                from Quinlan, TX

                                About Me Semi-pro Photographer

                                Verified Buyer

                                Pros

                                • Compact
                                • Durable
                                • Easy to Use

                                Cons

                                  Best Uses

                                  • Video

                                  Comments about Vello Canon EF/EF-S Lens to Micro Four Thirds Camera Adapter:

                                  I use this adapter to connect my cinema lenses with Canon EF mount to my mft bmpcc. The cinema lenses all have manual focus and aperture rings so this adapter was a great purchase since I had no need for electronic connection to my lenses.

                                  It seems sturdy enough and it fits snugly and securely with my canon and Rokinon lenses as well as with the bmpcc. Of course, there is the issue of sensor crop, which this adapter does nothing for, but its better than not being able to use any of this expensive glass I have laying around.

                                  It does what it is supposed to do and for the price, its well worth the investment!

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                                  • No

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                                  (2 of 2 customers found this review helpful)

                                   
                                  4.0

                                  Works as advertised

                                  By Scott

                                  from Denver, CO

                                  About Me Semi-pro Photographer

                                  Verified Buyer

                                  Pros

                                  • Easy to Use

                                  Cons

                                    Best Uses

                                      Comments about Vello Canon EF/EF-S Lens to Micro Four Thirds Camera Adapter:

                                      This little adaptor allows me to use my Canon EF lenses on my Panasonic GH-3. The fit on both the camera body and lens is tight, and fits well. What can I say - it works.

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                                      • No

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                                      (0 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

                                       
                                      4.0

                                      nice smooth adapter

                                      By Elliot

                                      from Vermont

                                      About Me Casual Photographer

                                      Verified Buyer

                                      Pros

                                      • Compact
                                      • Durable
                                      • Easy to Use

                                      Cons

                                        Best Uses

                                        • Video

                                        Comments about Vello Canon EF/EF-S Lens to Micro Four Thirds Camera Adapter:

                                        I use the adapter to use a a canon EF cinema lense on my 4/3rds GH3. A lense we bought to use on our canon cameras but am excited to use on my GH3 because of its higher data rate and awesome video features. I have been editing a lot and haven't been able to test the lense, which definitely goes through a crop factor with the adapter, fully, but am excited to do so and will consider the combination carefully for my next project. Seems to work great though. Not sure why there are adapters that are 10 times more expensive that do the same thing when everything is manual anyway.

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                                        • Yes

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