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Venus Optics Laowa Magic Shift Converter MSC (Canon EF to Sony E)

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Venus Optics Laowa Magic Shift Converter MSC (Canon EF to Sony E)
Key Features
  • For Laowa 12mm f/2.8 Zero-D Lens
  • Canon EF Lens to Sony E-Mount Camera
  • Covers Full-Frame and APS-C Formats
  • Converts Lens to 17mm f/4 Lens
Transform your Canon EF-mount Laowa 12mm f/2.8 Zero-D lens into a 17mm f/4 lens with ±10 mm of shift for full-frame Sony E-mount cameras by using the Laowa Magic Shift Converter MSC, from Venus Optics. This converter works by using optics, including two Extra Refractive elements, to magnify the image circle to 60mm, providing space to make adjustments while remaining free of any vignetting. It can also rotate 360°, making it easy to switch from portrait to landscape orientation when required. When used, this setup will help users create images with straight vertical lines, which is especially useful for architectural and interior photography. Additionally it has a metal construction for durability.
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Venus Optics VEMSCEF Overview

Transform your Canon EF-mount Laowa 12mm f/2.8 Zero-D lens into a 17mm f/4 lens with ±10 mm of shift for full-frame Sony E-mount cameras by using the Laowa Magic Shift Converter MSC, from Venus Optics. This converter works by using optics, including two Extra Refractive elements, to magnify the image circle to 60mm, providing space to make adjustments while remaining free of any vignetting. It can also rotate 360°, making it easy to switch from portrait to landscape orientation when required. When used, this setup will help users create images with straight vertical lines, which is especially useful for architectural and interior photography. Additionally it has a metal construction for durability.

Venus Optics VEMSCEF Specs

Adapter
Camera MountSony E
Lens MountCanon EF
Magnification1.4x
Optical Design5 Elements in 4 Groups
Physical
Dimensionsø: 2.4 x D: 1.7" / ø: 69.6 x D: 44.1 mm
Weight12.7 oz / 360 g
Packaging Info
Package Weight1.35 lb
Box Dimensions (LxWxH)3.8 x 3.7 x 3.2"

Venus Optics VEMSCEF Reviews

I wish I would've known this existed sooner.

By Josh
Rated 5 out of 5
Date: 2021-03-16

This is a piece of kit I never knew I needed, and now I use it all the time. Image quality is great and build quality is very solid. I've used it on full frame and APS-C bodies with great results, even pairing it with a tilt shift for seamless 3x3 (9-shot) panoramas.

Interesting Device

By JakeJones
Rated 5 out of 5
Date: 2017-10-09

If you have a Sony body and Canon (or Nikon) lenses (I have the Canon version), this is a great way to turn a lens into a shift-lens for not a lot of money. It works well, especially for the price, and especially when compared to the cost of most Tilt lenses on the market.

Dope....

By Armhed
Rated 5 out of 5
Date: 2019-10-11

It's dope.... Buy it..... (simple)

Works incredible

By Jorge
Rated 5 out of 5
Date: 2018-11-21

Everything works as described combined with the laowa 12mm with canon mount. The fov is still very wide (17mm). Construction is solid, and a bit heavy, which is not a bad thing. And the most amazing..I tried it with a sigma art 14-24mm. And the shift function worked! Of course I wasnt able to change the aperture, but I believe that if I use the lens on a canon, let it to f8.0 and turn it off. The lens stays at f8.0

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Is there a version of this that adapts to fuji x ...

Is there a version of this that adapts to fuji x cameras?
Asked by: Rafi
There is not a Venus Optics Laowa Magic Shift Converter for FUJIFILM X cameras.
Answered by: Lawrence
Date published: 2022-04-11

Do Canon EF-S lenses mount without modding to EF?

Do Canon EF-S lenses mount without modding to EF?
Asked by: Raphael
The Venus Optics Laowa Magic Shift Converter MSC (Canon EF to Sony E) is only compatible with lenses with a Canon EF mount. EF-S mount lenses are not compatible.
Answered by: Lawrence
Date published: 2022-03-04

Does it come with a tripod mount? I'd prefer the ...

Does it come with a tripod mount? I'd prefer the lens to stay stationary and have the camera shift in order to avoid parallax.
Asked by: Kevin
No, this lens/shift adapter does not have a tripod connection.
Answered by: Nechemia
Date published: 2020-03-16

s there a problem to use the Laowa lens 9mm ...

s there a problem to use the Laowa lens 9mm zero-D with Canon EF-M mount, with this Magic shift adapter on my Sony A6600, APSC camera? What will be the equivalent 35mm focal distance
Asked by: Gam
The adaptor Venus Optics Laowa Magic Shift Converter MSC is only design to connect Canon EF mount lenses on Sony E mount cameras. Canon EF-M is a diferente mount. Venus Optics Laowa 9mm f/2.8 Zero-D Lens for Canon EF-M is not compatible with the adaptor.
Answered by: llinelva
Date published: 2021-05-10

Would This Adapter make it possible to use a 25mm ...

Would This Adapter make it possible to use a 25mm macro Laowa on a Sony A7Riii ? Thank you. Or is there another better adapter to suit my request?
Asked by: Candace
This adapter is not compatible with the 25mm lens.
Answered by: Rob
Date published: 2020-07-21

question

Can the adapter be used to turn non-Laowa EF-mount lenses on Sony FE mount cameras?
Asked by: Michael
Any EF-mount lens can be used with this converter. There are no electronics in the converter, so the lens needs to support manual focus and aperture.
Answered by: Wesley V.
Date published: 2019-04-07

question

So if I have the 12mm Laowa EF Sony Lens - can I use this or do I have to have the Canon version??
Asked by: Elton
You can have Laowa switch your lens from FE mount to Canon EF mount in order to use this adapter. I believe they offer mount switching services.
Answered by: Kevin
Date published: 2020-03-07
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