PHOTOGRAPHY GEAR GUIDE: SONY LENS ADAPTERS

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One of the best features of mirrorless cameras is, that due to their extremely thin body design, it’s possible to mount a huge array of lenses on them using lens mount adapters and still achieve infinity focus. Unless otherwise noted, the adapters listed here are essentially hollow tube spacers than make up the differences in body depth.

If you’re looking for adapters for Sony a7, a7R, a7S, a7II, a7RII, a7SII fullframe mirrorless cameras to take advantage of the full angle of view of legacy lenses, you should AVOID adapters marked ‘Speed Booster’ or ‘Turbo’ as these adapters convert the fullframe image down to APS-C.

I tested a wide array of lens mount adapters while writing ‘Sony A7/A7R: From Snapshots to Great Shots‘ and compiling my Guide to Sony a7/a7R/a7S/a7II/a7RII Lens Mount Adapters. These third-party lens adapter manufacturers have worked closely with Sony:

Novoflex lens adapters are premium lens mount adapters – at a premium price.
Voigtlander lens adapters offer premium quality with a few unique features not found on other adapters.
Metabones lens adapters hits a sweet mid-point of price and quality
FotodioX lens adapters offers an extremely wide range of adapters at a very good price.
Vello lens adapters offer well made adapters at bargain prices.

Here’s an alphabetical round-up of lens adapters for Sony E-Mount cameras including Sony a7, a7R, a7S,a7II, a7RII, a7SII, a6300, a6000, a5100, a5000 and NEX still and video cameras along with links to retailers who I use and trust:

Alpa to Sony E-Mount Lens Adapters

Metabones-Alpa-to-Sony-E-lens-adapterMetabones Alpa Mount Lens to Sony E-Mount Adapter ($119)
This Metabones adapter allows an Alpa mount lens to be attached to a Sony E-mount cameras, including full frame E-mount cameras. Although the lens will fit physically, automatic diaphragm (AE metering), or other auto functions are not retained using this adapter.

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Arriflex to Sony E-Mount Lens Adapters

Metabones-Arriflex-to-Sony-E-lens-adapterMetabones Arriflex Mount Lens to Sony E-Mount Adapter ($120)
This adapter allows a Arriflex Standard mount lens to be attached to a Sony E-mount cameras including full frame A7 series cameras. This is an adapter for lenses with the older Arriflex Standard mount – NOT the Arri B (Bayonet) or Arri PL mount.

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Arri PL-Mount to Sony E-Mount Lens Adapters

Fotodiox-Arri-PL-to-Sony-E-lens-adapterFotodioX Pro Lens Mount Adapter Arri PL to Sony E-Mount ($120)
This Fotodiox adapter allows you to use Arri PL mounted lenses onto Sony E-mount cameras, allowing you to use your existing PL mount lenses with newer cameras that feature the Sony E mount such as Sony NEX and A7 series cameras.

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16x9-Cine-Lens-Mount-Sony-E-lens-adapter16×9 Inc. Cine Lens Mount PL to Sony E Mount ($500)
This adapter allows you to attach PL mount cinema lenses to Sony E-mount cameras. The mount can also be used with Cine Lens Bracket and any 15mm Mini Rod Support system while working with large lenses. The stainless steel construction prevents any physical changes due to temperature fluctuations.

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MTF-PL-to-Sony-E-lens-adapterMTF Services Ltd PL to Sony E Mount Adapter ($460)
MTF Services Ltd PL to Sony E Mount Adapter allows you to connect 35mm PL lenses to Sony cameras. When attached to the lens, it adds a magnification factor of 1.11x. It is compatible with the Sony A7 series cameras.

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Canon EF to Sony E-Mount Lens Adapters

Auto Focus Canon EF Lens Smart Adapters

There are several lens adapters that provide AF & AE with Canon EF and EF-S lenses. None are what I’d call “fast” AF so I wouldn’t suggest any of them to shoot sports – but they work fine for portraits and landscapes. They work in AF mode with all Canon SSM lenses made since 2006, but non-SSM lenses, like the original 85/1.2 and 50/1.0, operate with manual focus only.

Metabones-Smart-Adapter-IV-lens-adapterMetabones Canon EF to Sony E-Mount Smart Adapter IV ($399)
Metabones launched the original “Smart Adapter” – named because they retains electronic communication between the camera and lens to provide automatic aperture control, EXIF data, image stabilization and autofocus. The adapter is powered by the camera body, so no external power source is required. The Mark IV provides the same functions as the Mark III but with an improved internal structure. The Smart Adapter IV offers two distinct operation modes: Green and Advanced modes. Each mode supports a different set of features and is selected when you mount the lens. Green mode is the default mode and it is designed to conserve battery power by limiting aperture diaphragm movements and image stabilization.

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Fotodiox-Canon-EF-Sony-E-AFFotodioX AF Adapter for Canon EF to Sony E-Mount ($100)
While Metabones Smart Adapter IV gets my vote for it’s frequent firmware updates, the performance of this Fotodiox adapter at 1/4 the price certainly is worth notice. This adapter with full electronic communication and similar AF speed to the previous-generation Metabones Smart Adapter III.

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Viltrox-Canon-EF-to-Sony-E-AFII-lens-adapterViltrox Auto-focus Canon EF/EF-S Lens to Sony E Mount Adapter II ($100)
Another Metabones Smart Adapter III clone. Until I tried the Fotodix listed above, this adapter was my choice as best budget-priced AF option. It’s all-metal construction is admirable – but the not quite on par with Fotodiox.

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Sigma-MC-11-lens-adapterSigma MC-11 EF Lens adapter for Sony E-mount (Pre-Order for $249)
Enables the use of 15 Sigma Art, Sport & Contemporary EF-mount lenses on Sony E-mount mirrorless camera bodies. This adapter maintains full lens performance, including autofocus and auto-exposure, in-camera correction technologies and supports in-camera image stabilization. An integrated LED can be used to display select Sigma lens compatibility with the adapted camera body, Interior of the adapter is flocked to reduce reflections, and it also retains full EXIF data.

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Manual Focus Canon EF Lens Adapters

Fotodiox-ND-Canon-EOS-to-Sony-E-lens-adapterFotodioX Vizelex ND Throttle Adapter for Canon EF/EF-S to Sony E Mount
This Canon EF and EF-S adapter features a built-in 10-stop variable neutral density filter to control the amount of light entering the camera. An ND filter enables shooting in bright daylight while still using wide apertures for shallow depth of field. It also helps with fast exposure adjustments when going from bright to low light. A bright blue metal ring manually adjusts the filter from ND2-ND1000 (2-stop to 10-stop) which is a very cool feature for filmmakers and still photographers who want to shoot wide open in bright light.

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Fotodiox-Canon-EF-to-Sony-E-Iris-control-lens-adapterFotodioX Adapter for Canon EF to Sony E-Mount (with Iris Control) ($70)
This Fotodiox adapter allows Canon EF lenses to attach to Sony E-Mount cameras. This adapter also has a built in iris control which allows for some degree of control over the light coming in from the lens. Canon EOS lenses use an electronic aperture which will not function with an adapter, the built-in clickless iris control enables the lens to still be used with some functionality.

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Canon FD/FL to Sony E-Mount Lens Adapters

Fotodiox-Canon-FD-to-Sony-EFotodiox Canon FD/FL to Sony E-Mount Lens Adapter ($30)
This adapter allows you to place your favorite Canon FD/FL lens on your Sony E-Mount camera. The adapters are precision made to insure the perfect fit. The lens will fit physically, but the automatic diaphragm, auto-focusing, and other functions will not operate correctly while using this adapter. You can shoot in manual or aperture priority in “Stop-down mode”, since the lens does not have the ability to have its aperture controlled by the camera body.

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Metabones-Canon-FD-to-Sony-E-lens-adapterMetabones Canon FD Mount Lens to Sony E-Mount Adapter ($99)
This Metabones adapter allows Canon FD mount lenses to attach to a Sony E-mount cameras. Metabones adapters are quality made, using precision-machined brass with chromium plating on both the camera-body and the lens sides of the adapter to ensure smooth mounting, quality aesthetic, and durability. Although the lens will fit physically, automatic diaphragm (AE metering), or other auto functions are not retained using this adapter.

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Novoflex-Canon-FD-to-Sony-E-lens-adapterNovoflex Adapter for Canon FD Lens to Sony E-Mount ($212)
Novoflex Canon FD Lens to Sony E-mount Adapter for makes it possible to mount a Canon FD lens to your Sony E-Mount camera with a precision mechanical adapter. This adapter does not transfer functions such as auto focus from the camera to the lens, but automatic exposure metering (stop-down metering/aperture priority) is possible.

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Contax G to Sony E-Mount Lens Adapters

Auto Focus Contax G Lens Adapters

Techart-Contax-G-Sony-E-lens-adapterTechart Contax G to Sony NEX AF Adapter III ($300)
There are a number of Contax G to Sony E lens mount adapters on the market, but your best choice for AF is the Techart Contax G to Sony NEX AF Adapter III. The latest Mark III version of this adapter has been updated for improved AF focusing speed. This adapter works best when focusing wide open and results vary depending on the lens used.

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Manual Focus Contax G Lens Adapters

Metabones-Contax-G-to-Sony-E-lens-adapterMetabones Contax G Mount Lens to Sony E-Mount Adapter ($130)
Metabones Contax G Mount Lens to Sony E-Mount Adapter from allows a Contax G mount lens to be attached to a Sony E-mount camera, including full frame A7, A7R and A7S cameras. The adapter features a unique ultra-wide manual focus ring with smooth focusing action. The focus ring allows compatibility with the following lenses: Zeiss Biogon 21/2.8, Zeiss Biogon 28/2.8, Zeiss Planar 35/2, Zeiss Planar 45/2, Zeiss Sonnar 90/2.8.

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Fotodiox-Contax-G-to-Sony-E-lens-adapterFotodioX Adapter for Contax G to Sony E-Mount ($90)
This adapter allows you to attach a Contax G lens to a Sony E camera body. Focusing is done using a focus dial and internal focus pin. Although the lens will fit physically, automatic diaphragm, auto-focusing, or other electronic functions will not operate correctly while using this adapter. Manual or aperture priority mode must be used when this adapter is attached. Its all-metal design and polished surface provide smooth mounting and long lasting performance with a leaf spring mechanism for ‘No Play’ fit.

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Contax N to Sony E-Mount Lens Adapters

Fotodiox-Contax-N-to-Sony-E-lens-adapterFotodioX Adapter for Contax N to Sony E-Mount ($90)
This adapter allows you to mount Contax N lenses to Sony E-mount camera bodies. It has a built-in iris which allows for some degree of control over the light coming in from the lens. Automatic diaphragm, auto-focusing, or other electronic functions will not operate correctly while using this adapter. Manual or aperture priority mode must be used when this adapter is attached.

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Contax/Yashica to Sony E-Mount Lens Adapters

Metabones-Contax-Yashica-Sony-E-adapterMetabones Contax Yashica Mount Lens to Sony E-Mount Adapter ($99)
Allows Contax Yashica mount lens to be mounted on Sony E-mount full-frame and APS cameras. Metabones adapters are quality made, using precision-machined brass with chromium plating on both the camera-body and the lens sides of the adapter in order to ensure smooth mounting, quality aesthetic, and durability. This adapter has a detachable tripod foot that is compatible with Arca Swiss ball heads.

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Novoflex-Contax-Yashica-Sony-E-lens-adapterNovoflex Adapter for Contax/Yashica Lens to Sony E-Mount ($212)
This adapter makes it possible to mount a Contax or Yashica C/Y lens to Sony E-Mount cameras with a precision mechanical adapter. The adapter does not transfer functions from the camera to the lens, such as auto focus, but automatic exposure metering (stop-down metering/aperture priority) is possible.

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Contax/Nikon SC to Sony E-Mount Lens Adapters

Kipon-Contax-RF-Sony-E-AdapterKipon Contax RF Mount Lens to E-Mount with Integrated Aperture Ring($220) This advanced model of the KIPON CRF-NEX and compatible with both CONTAX RF series inner and outer bayonet lenses. Refer to indicator on the adapter for focal length and aperture value when compatible with outer bayonet lenses.

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Voigtlander-Nikon-Contax-SC-to-Sony-E-lens-adapterVoigtlander Adapter for Nikon/Contax SC Mount Lens to Sony E Mount ($219)
This Adapter for Sony E Mount Camera and SC Nikon/Canon Lens from Voigtlander allows you to attach Nikon or Contax SC-mount rangefinder lenses to a Sony E-mount cameras. This adapter is for Nikon S Rangefinder or Zeiss Contax Rangefinder lenses WITH focusing helicals – not for modern Nikon lenses or Contax G lenses.

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Contax 645 to Sony E-Mount Lens Adapters

Fotodiox-Contax-645-Sony-E-adapterFotodiox Pro Contax 645 to Sony E-Mount Lens Mount Adapter ($155) This premium grade Fotodiox “Pro” adapter features a smooth surface for effortless mounting with Infinity Focus guaranteed. This adapter is made up of both a Contax 645 Lens to Canon EF/EF-S Camera Adapter + Canon EF/EF-S Lens to Sony E-Mount Camera Adapter.

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Exacta/Topcon to Sony E-Mount Lens Adapters

Fotodiox-Exacta-Topkon-to-Sony-E-lens-adapterFotodioX Adapter for Exakta/Topcon to Sony E-Mount ($60)
This Fotodiox adapter allows Exakta/Topcon lenses to attach to a Sony camera body. Although the lens will fit physically, automatic diaphragm, auto-focusing, or other electronic functions will not operate correctly while using this adapter. Manual or aperture priority mode must be used when this adapter is attached. Its all-metal design and polished surface provide smooth mounting and long lasting performance.

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Hasselblad V-Mount to Sony E-Mount Lens Adapters

Fotodiox-Pro-Hasselblad-V-to-Sony-E-lens-adapterFotodioX Adapter for Hasselblad V to Sony E-Mount ($80)
This adapter allows you to mount Hasselblad V lenses to Sony E-mount bodies, including full frame a7/A7R/A7S. Although the lens will fit physically, automatic diaphragm, auto-focusing, or other electronic functions will not operate correctly while using this adapter. Manual or aperture priority mode must be used when this adapter is attached. Its all-metal design and polished surface provide smooth mounting and long lasting performance.

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Kodak Retina DKL lens to Sony E-Mount Adapters

Kodak-Retina-DKL-to-Sony-EVoigtlander Retina DKL lens to Sony-Mount Adapter ($26)
This adapter allows you to attach DKL mount lenses to your Sony E-Mount camera including fullframe A7/A7R/A7S cameras. Compatible with Voigtlander Bessamatic, Voigtlander Ultramatic, Kodak Retina SLR, or Kodak iiis lenses. The adapter has an aperture control ring but focusing is manual.

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Konica-Mount to Sony E-Mount Lens Adapters

Fotodiox-Konica-AR-to-Sony-E-lens-adapterFotodioX Adapter for Konica AR to Sony E-Mount ($60)
This adapter attaches Konica AR lenses to a Sony E-mound cameras. It’s one of the Fotodiox Pro-series adapters specially crafted to endure professional use with leaf spring design in the adapter holds the lens tight to the camera body ensuring there is no play between the camera and the lens. Its all-metal design and polished surface provide smooth mounting and long lasting performance.

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Leica M to Sony E-Mount Lens Adapters

Voigtlander-VME-Leica-M-to-Sony-E-lens-adapterVoigtlander VM-E Close Focus M Mount to Sony E-Mount Adapter ($309)
This Leica M to Sony E adapter that stands out from all the rest. The biggest problem with rangefinder lenses is that they rarely focus as closely and SLR glass. It’s not unusual for a 50mm M-Mount lens to focus no closer than one meter. That’s where the Voigtlander VM-E Close Focus M-Mount to Sony E-Mount Lens Adapter comes in handy. Its Helicoid focus extension allows you to rack out an additional 4mm focus extension to the nearest focus point the lens. That’s enough to go from half body to a tight face when shooting with a 50mm.

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Voigtlander VME close focus adapter m mount to Sony e mount
Camera: Sony A7R | Adapter: Voigtlander VM-E Close Focus M-Mount to Sony E-Mount Lens Adapter | Lens: Voigtlander 50mm f/1.1 Nokton at closest focus distance (left) and with 4mm extension using (right)

Fotodiox-Pro-Leica-M-to-Sony-E-lens-adapterFotodioX Adapter for Leica M Mount to Sony E-Mount ($70)
This adapter is compatible with Leica M lenses, CL lenses, Ernst Leitz Canada’s ELCAN lenses, Konica Hexar RF lenses, and Minolta CL, CLE Rokkor Lenses, Voigtländer lenses with the Bessa T, R2, R2A, R3A, R4A, R2M, R3M and R4M, Rollei 35 RF, Zeiss Ikon rangefinder lenses. Although the lens will fit physically, automatic diaphragm, auto-focusing, or other electronic functions will not operate correctly while using this adapter. Manual or aperture priority mode must be used when this adapter is attached. Its all-metal design and polished surface provide smooth mounting and long lasting performance.

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metabones-Leica-M-to-Sony-E-lens-adapterMetabones Leica M Mount Lens to Sony E-Mount Adapter ($90)
This adapter allows a Leica M mount lens to be attached to Sony E-mount cameras. Metabones adapters are quality made, using precision-machined brass with chromium plating on both the camera-body and the lens sides of the adapter in order to ensure smooth mounting, quality aesthetic, and durability. Although the lens will fit physically, automatic diaphragm (AE metering), or other auto functions are not retained using this adapter. Designed to reach infinity focus while maintaining the correct registration distance required to support CRC lenses or lenses with floating elements.

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Vello-Leica-M-to-Sony-E-lens-adapterVello Leica M Mount Lens to Sony E-Mount Adapter ($32)
Vello Leica M Mount Lens to Sony E-Mount Camera Adapter is a durable budget-priced alternative that allows you to attach a Leica M mount lens to a Sony E-mount (NEX or full-frame) camera body. The all-metal adapter is designed to fit the lens securely, yet can still be removed easily when not needed.

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Novoflex-Leica-M-to-Sony-E-lens-adapterNovoflex Adapter for Leica M Lens to Sony E-Mount ($260)
This adapter allows you to mount a Leica M lens to your E-mount cameras with a precision mechanical adapter. The adapter does not transfer functions from the camera to the lens, such as auto focus, but automatic exposure metering (stop-down metering/aperture priority) is possible. The lens will focus to infinity using this adapter.

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Leica R to Sony E-Mount Lens Adapters

Metabones-Leica-R-to-Sony-E-lens-adapterMetabones Leica R to Sony E-Mount Adapter ($99)
This Metabones adapter allows Leica R mount lenses to be mounted to Sony E-mount cameras. Metabones adapters are quality made, using precision-machined brass with chromium plating on both the camera-body and the lens sides of the adapter in order to ensure smooth mounting, quality aesthetic, and durability. This adapter has a detachable tripod foot that is compatible with Arca Swiss ball heads. Although the lens will fit physically, automatic diaphragm (AE metering), or other auto functions are not retained using this adapter.

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Novoflex-Leica-R-to-Sony-E-lens-adapterNovoflex Adapter for Leica R Lens to Sony E-Mount ($212)
This Novoflex adapter mounts Leica R lensese to Sony E-Mount cameras with a precision mechanical adapter. This adapter does not transfer functions from the camera to the lens, such as auto focus, but automatic exposure metering (stop-down metering/aperture priority) is possible.

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M39 Mount to Sony E-Mount Lens Adapters

Fotodiox-M39-to-Sony-E-Lens-AdapterFotodiox Leica M39 to Sony E-Mount Lens Adapter ($16)
This adapter mounts Leica M39 LTM screw mount lens to Sony E-Mount cameras. There is no ROM connection on the ring so diaphragm control of the lens is set manually. The adapter does not transfer functions from the camera to the lens, such as auto focus, but automatic exposure metering (stop-down metering/aperture priority) is possible.

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M42 Mount to Sony E-Mount Lens Adapters

Fotodiox-Pro-M42-to-Sony-EFotodiox Pro M42 to Sony E-Mount Lens Adapter with Macro Focusing Helicoid ($16) Fotodiox ‘Pro’ Series adapters are made with precision and pristine award standards to insure the perfect fit for your camera and lens and to endure professional use. The Fotodiox Pro M42 Screw Mount to NEX E-Mount lens mount adapter will fit all M42 (42x1mm) Screw Mount Lenses to Sony Alpha and NEX E-Mount Mirrorless Digital Cameras. This Focusing Helicoid allows M42 lenses to act as a macro variable extension tube.

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Novoflex-M42-to-Sony-E-lens-adapterNovoflex Adapter for M 42 Lens to Sony E-Mount ($158)
This Novoflex adapter allows you to mount a M 42 lens to Sony E-Mount cameras with a precision mechanical adapter. The adapter does not transfer functions from the camera to the lens, such as auto focus, but automatic exposure metering (stop-down metering/aperture priority) is possible.

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Mamiya 645-Mount to Sony E-Mount Lens Adapters

Fotodiox-Mamiya-645-to-Sony-E-lens-adapterFotodioX Adapter for Mamiya 645 to Sony E-Mount ($70)
This adapter allows Mamiya 645 lenses to attach to a Sony E-Mount camera body. Adapting a larger format lens to a smaller format sensor provides optical as well as practical advantages. The smaller image field helps minimize the effects of lens distortion and aberration by using the center or “sweet spot” of the larger lens’ image circle, thus providing edge-to-edge sharpness. Although the lens will fit physically, automatic diaphragm, auto-focusing, or other electronic functions will not operate correctly while using this adapter. Manual or aperture priority mode must be used when this adapter is attached. Its all-metal design and polished surface provide smooth mounting and long lasting performance.

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Minolta Maxxum to Sony E-Mount Lens Adapters

Sony-LA-EA3-lens-adapterSony LA-EA3 Lens Mount Adapter ($199)
Sony’s LA-EA3 lens adapter transmits the lens data to the camera to control aperture on Sony A7/A7R/A7S cameras. With non-SSM lenses this adapter will be MF only. The LA-EA3 is and ideal choice for architecture, landscapes or any application where fast lighting focus isn’t needed but you wish to capture the highest possible resolution.

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Sony-LA-EA4-lens-adapterSony LA-EA4 Lens Mount Adapter ($349)
Sony’s LA-EA4 lens adapter adds full-time continuous Phase Detection AF using Sony’s Translucent Mirror Technology making this adapter well-suited for shooting fast moving action or when shooting with Maxxum screw-drive lenses. According to DxO, the light loss from the translucent mirror is 1/3 stop.

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Minolta MD/MC to Sony E-Mount Lens Adapters

Fotodiox-Minolta-MD-to-Sony-E-lens-adapterFotodioX Adapter for Minolta MD/MC to Sony E-Mount ($60)
This adapter allows Minolta MD/MC/SR Rokkor lenses to attach to a Sony E-mount camera body. Although the lens will fit physically, automatic diaphragm, auto-focusing, or other electronic functions will not operate correctly while using this adapter. Manual or aperture priority mode must be used when this adapter is attached. Its all-metal design and polished stainless steel surface provide smooth mounting and long lasting performance.

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Novoflex-Minolta-MD-MC-to-Sony-E-lens-adapterNovoflex Adapter for Minolta MD or MC Lens to Sony E-Mount ($212)
This Novoflex adapter makes it possible to mount a Minolta MD or Minolta MC lens to Sony E-Mount camera with a precision mechanical adapter. The adapter does not transfer functions from the camera to the lens, such as auto focus, but automatic exposure metering (stop-down metering/aperture priority) is possible. The lens will focus to infinity using this adapter.

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Fotodiox-Vizelex-ND-Minolta-MD-Sony-EFotodioX Vizelex ND Throttle Adapter for Minolta MD Lenses ($100)
This Fotodiox adapter features a built-in 10-stop variable neutral density filter to control the amount of light entering the camera which enables shooting in bright daylight while still using wide apertures for shallow depth of field. It also helps with fast exposure adjustments when going from bright to low light. A bright blue metal ring manually adjusts the filter from ND2-ND1000.

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Nikon G to Sony E-Mount Lens Adapters

Adapters are available both for Nikon F and Nikon G lenses. The difference between the two is that Nikon F have a physical aperture ring, but Nikon G aperture is controlled internally. Nikon G adapters will work with either type of lens, so if you have both types of lenses – get a Nikon G adapter.

Auto Focus Nikon G/F Lens Adapters

Commlite-Nikon-F-Sony-E-Adapter-2Commlite Nikon F to Sony E Autofocus Electronic Lens Adapter ($399)
The world’s first Nikon AF adapter has been delayed several times. It’s now expected to ship in late-April 2016 from Commlite. I’ve pre-ordered one, so once it’s available we’ll have a better idea how well it works.

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Manual Focus Nikon G/F Lens Adapters

Fotodiox-Nikon-G-to-Sony-E-lens-adapterFotodioX Adapter for Nikon G to Sony E-Mount ($60)
This FotodioX adapter allows a Nikon G lens to attach to a Sony E-Mount camera body. Although the lens will fit physically, automatic diaphragm, auto-focusing, or other electronic functions will not operate correctly while using this adapter. Manual or aperture priority mode must be used when this adapter is attached. Its all-metal design and polished surface provide smooth mounting and long lasting performance. The adapter features a built-in aperture control ring to work with the Nikon G lenses.

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Vello-Nikon-G-to-Sony-E-lens-adapterVello Nikon G Lens to Sony E-Mount Adapter ($60)
This adapter allows you to mount a Nikon G lens onto a Sony E-mount (NEX or full-frame) camera body. The all-metal adapter is designed to fit securely to the lens, yet can still be removed easily when not needed. A tripod collar with a 1/4″-20 mount enables you to shift the center of gravity for easier handling with heavy lenses, and relieve strain on the camera lens assembly. Autofocus, automatic aperture and AE metering will be disabled by the lens adapter as there will be no electrical communication between camera body and lens. You will need to focus manually, and to set exposures manually or meter in aperture priority mode. The adapter has a manual aperture collar to compensate for the lack of one on the lens.

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Metabones-Nikon-G-Sony-E-lens-adapterMetabones Nikon G to Sony E-Mount Adapter ($139)
This Metabones adapter allows you to attach a Nikon F-mount G lens to Sony E-Mount, including full frame cameras. Metabones’ adapters are precision-machined with brass and plated with chromium on both sides of the adapter. It is also designed to allow lenses to reach infinity focus while maintaining the correct registration distance required to support CRC lenses or lenses with floating elements. It features a clickless 8-stop aperture ring with half-stop markings and a detachable tripod foot compatible with Arca Swiss quick release. Additionally, its matte black finish minimizes internal reflections so as to maintain image quality. Automatic lens functions, like autofocus, will not be retained when using this adapter.

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Novoflex-Nikon-G-to-Sony-E-lens-adapterNovoflex Adapter for Nikon Lens to Sony E-Mount ($293)
This Novoflex Adapter makes it possible to mount a Nikon lens to Sony E-Mount cameras with a precision mechanical adapter. It does not transfer functions from the camera to the lens, such as auto focus, but automatic exposure metering (stop-down metering/aperture priority) is possible.

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Nikon F to Sony E-Mount Lens Adapters

Vello-Nikon-F-to-Sony-E-lens-adapterVello Nikon F Mount Lens to Sony E-Mount Adapter ($45)
This adapter allows you to mount a Nikon F lens onto a Sony E-mount (NEX or full-frame) camera body. The all-metal adapter is designed to fit the lens securely, yet can still be removed easily when not needed. Autofocus, automatic aperture and AE metering will be disabled by the lens adapter as there will be no electrical communication between camera body and lens. You will need to focus manually, and to set exposures manually or meter in aperture priority mode. The lens will retain its ability to focus to infinity.

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Metabones-Nikon-F-to-Sony-E-lens-adapterMetabones Nikon F to Sony E-Mount Adapter II ($99)
This Metabones adapter allows a Nikon F mount lens to be attached to a Sony E-mount including full frame cameras. Metabones adapters are quality made, using precision-machined brass with chromium plating on both the camera-body and the lens sides of the adapter in order to ensure smooth mounting, quality aesthetic, and durability. It has a detachable tripod foot that is compatible with Arca Swiss ball heads. Although the lens will fit physically, automatic diaphragm (AE metering), or other auto functions are not retained using this adapter.

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Voigtlander-Nikon-F-to-Sony-E-lens-adapterVoigtlander Nikon F to Sony E Lens Mount Adapter ($179)
Voigtlander’s Adapter for Sony E Mount Cameras–Nikon F Mount Lens (Black) allows you to mount a Nikon F mount lens to a Sony E mount camera. Adapter does not provide electronic communication between the camera and the lens–works with manual focus and exposure.

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Lensbaby Tilt Adapters for Nikon F to Sony E-Mount

Lensbaby-Tilt-Transformer-Nikon-F-to-Sony-E-lens-adapterLensbaby Tilt Transformer for Sony NEX ($349)
One more quite interesting choice for Nikon lenses is the Lensbaby Tilt Transformer for Sony NEX. It allows you to turn any Nikon lens from 8mm to 800mm into a tilt lens. This can come in handy for adjusting the focus plane when shooting landscapes or product photography. Since Nikon manual focus glass is available with fast apertures, this adapter works great for selective focus enabling users to to limit focus to just a small part of the frame. This adapter features easily adjustable metal swivel ball for smooth, fluid tilt with/metal locking ring and it tilts twice as far as normal Tilt/Shift lenses for extreme results.

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Camera: Sony A7R | Adapter: Lensbaby Tilt Transformer | Lens: Nikkor 55 f/1.2 AI-S

Nikon S RF to Sony E-Mount Lens Adapters

Fotodiox-Nikon-S-RF-to-Sony-EFotodiox Nikon RF Rangefinder to Sony E-Mount Lens Adapter ($24)
Premium Grade Fotodiox Lens Mount Adapter mounts Nikon S Rangefinder lenses on Sony E-Mount cameras including fullframe Sony A7/A7R/A7S cameras. This adapter does not offer helical focus for Contax SC like the adapter below.

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Voigtlander-Nikon-Contax-SC-to-Sony-E-lens-adapterVoigtlander Adapter for Nikon/Contax SC Mount Lens to Sony E Mount ($219)
This Voigtlander Adapter allows you to attach Nikon or Contax SC-mount rangefinder lenses to a Sony E-mount cameras. This adapter is for Nikon S Rangefinder or Zeiss Contax Rangefinder lenses with focusing helicals – not for modern Nikon lenses or Contax G lenses.

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Olympus OM-Mount to Sony E-Mount Lens Adapters

Fotodiox-Olympus-OM-to-Sony-E-lens-mount-adapterFotodioX Adapter for Olympus OM to Sony E-Mount ($60)
This FotodioX adapter mounts Olympus OM lenses to Sony E-Mount cameras. Although the lens will fit physically, automatic diaphragm, auto-focusing, or other electronic functions will not operate using this adapter. Manual or aperture priority mode must be used when this adapter is attached. All-metal design and polished brass with stainless steel finish provide smooth mounting and long lasting performance.

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Metabones-Olympus-OM-Sony-E-lens-adapterMetabones Olympus OM to Sony E-Mount Adapter ($99)
This adapter allows Olympus OM lenses to be attached to Sony E-mount cameras, including full frame. Metabones adapters are quality made, using precision-machined brass with chromium plating on both the camera-body and the lens sides of the adapter in order to ensure smooth mounting, quality aesthetic, and durability. This adapter has a detachable tripod foot that is compatible with Arca Swiss ball heads.

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Novoflex-Olympus-OM-to-Sony-E-lens-adapterNovoflex Adapter for Olympus OM Lens to Sony E-Mount ($212)
This adapter allows you to mount an Olympus OM lens to your E-Mount camera with a precision mechanical adapter. It does not transfer functions from the camera to the lens, such as auto focus, but automatic exposure metering (stop-down metering/aperture priority) is possible.

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Pentax K-Mount to Sony E-Mount Lens Adapters

Voigtlander-Pentax-K-to-Sony-E-adapter-lens-adapterVoigtlander Pentax K to Sony E Lens Mount Adapter ($179)
This Voigtlander adapter is a premium quality adapter that allows you to mount a Pentax K mount lens on to Sony E mount mirrorless cameras. This precision adapter is a mechanical adapter, with no electronic communication between camera and lens, so the lens will work only in manual mode.

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Novoflex-Pentax-K-to-Sony-E-lens-adapterNovoflex Adapter for Pentax K Lens to Sony E-Mount ($292)
This Novoflex adapter makes it possible to mount a Pentax K lens to your Sony E-Mount camera with a precision mechanical adapter. Such an adapter does not transfer functions from the camera to the lens, such as auto focus, but automatic exposure metering (stop-down metering/aperture priority) is possible

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Dot-Line-Pentax-K-Sony-E-lens-adapterDot Line NEX Adapter for Pentax K Lenses ($50)
This Dot Line adapter is a budget-priced alternative to the adapters above which adapts Pentax K lenses to fit the E-Mount cameras. Since these cameras are mirrorless, this adapter will allow virtually limitless focusing.

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Pentax 645 to Sony E-Mount Lens Adapters

Fotodiox-Pentax-645-Sony-E-mount-lens-adapterFotodiox Pro Lens Mount Adapter, Pentax 645 to Sony E-Mount ($70) Fotodiox ‘Pro’ Series adapters are precision made to insure the perfect fit for your camera and lens and to endure professional use with no “play” between lens and camera body. Automatic diaphragm, auto-focusing, and other functions will not operate correctly while using this adapter as it is not electronic. In this case, “stop-down mode” will need to be used when metering since the lens does not have the ability to have its aperture controlled by the camera body. Infinity focusing is guaranteed.

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Pentax 6×7 to Sony E-Mount Lens Adapters

Fotodiox-Pentax-67-Sony-EFotodiox Pro Lens Mount Adapter for Pentax 6×7 Lenses to Sony E-Mount($84) Fotodiox ‘Pro’ Series adapters are precision made to insure the perfect fit for your camera and lens and to endure professional use with no “play” between lens and camera body. Automatic diaphragm, auto-focusing, and other functions will not operate correctly while using this adapter as it is not electronic. In this case, “stop-down mode” will need to be used when metering since the lens does not have the ability to have its aperture controlled by the camera body. Infinity focusing is guaranteed.

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PL-Mount to Sony E-Mount Lens Adapters

Fotodiox-Arri-PL-to-Sony-E-lens-adapterFotodioX Pro Lens Mount Adapter Arri PL to Sony E-Mount ($120)
This Fotodiox adapter allows you to use Arri PL mounted lenses on Sony E-mount cameras, allowing you to use your existing PL mount lenses with newer cameras that feature the Sony E mount such as the Sony A7 series and NEX cameras

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16x9-Cine-Lens-Mount-Sony-E-lens-adapter16×9 Inc. Cine Lens Mount (PL to Sony E Mount) ($500)
This adapter allows you to attach PL mount cinema lenses to Sony E-mount cameras. The mount can also be used with Cine Lens Bracket and any 15mm Mini Rod Support system while working with large lenses. The stainless steel construction prevents any physical changes due to temperature fluctuations.

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MTF-PL-to-Sony-E-lens-adapterMTF Services Ltd PL to Sony E Mount Adapter ($460)
MTF Services Ltd PL to Sony E Mount Adapter allows you to connect 35mmPL lenses to Sony cameras. When attached to the lens, it adds a magnification factor of 1.11x. It is compatible with the Sony A7 series cameras.

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Rollei 35mm-Mount to Sony E-Mount Lens Adapters

Fotodiox-Rollei-to-Sony-E-lens-adapterFotodioX Adapter for Rollei 35mm to Sony E-Mount ($60)
This Fotodiox adapter allows you to attach a Rollei 35mm lens to Sony E-Mount cameras. Although the lens will fit physically, automatic diaphragm, auto-focusing, or other electronic functions will not operate correctly while using this adapter. Manual or aperture priority mode must be used when this adapter is attached. Its all-metal design and polished surface provide smooth mounting and long lasting performance.

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Sigma SA-Mount to Sony E-Mount Lens Adapters

Sigma-MC-11-lens-adapterSigma MC-11 SA lens adapter for Sony E-mount (Pre-Order for $249)
Enables the use of 15 Sigma Art, Sport & Contemporary Sigma SA-mount lenses on Sony E-mount mirrorless camera bodies. This adapter maintains full lens performance, including autofocus and auto-exposure, in-camera correction technologies and supports in-camera image stabilization. An integrated LED can be used to display select Sigma lens compatibility with the adapted camera body, Interior of the adapter is flocked to reduce reflections, and it also retains full EXIF data.

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Sony A-Mount to Sony E-Mount Lens Adapters

Sony-LA-EA3-lens-adapterSony LA-EA3 Lens Mount Adapter ($199)
Sony’s LA-EA3 lens adapter transmits the lens data to the camera to control aperture and uses the A7/A7R/A7S focus system to provide AF on SSM lenses. The LA-EA3 is and ideal choice for landscapes or architecture or any application where fast lighting focus isn’t needed but you wish to capture the highest possible resolution.

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Sony-LA-EA4-lens-adapterSony LA-EA4 Lens Mount Adapter ($349)
Sony’s LA-EA4 lens adapter adds full-time continuous Phase Detection AF using Sony’s Translucent Mirror Technology making this adapter well-suited for shooting fast moving action or when shooting with older screw-drive lenses. According to DxO, the light loss from the translucent mirror is 1/3 stop.

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T-Mount to Sony E-Mount Lens Adapters

Vello-T-Mount-to-Sony-E-lens-adapterVello T Mount Lens to Sony E-Mount Adapter ($14)
This Vello adapter allows you to attach a T mount lens to a Sony E-mount camera body. You can also use it to mount your camera onto a telescope that has a T mount. The lens adapter is designed to fit securely to the lens, yet can still be removed easily when not needed. Featuring all-metal construction, it has a secondary ring inside it with three positioning screws enabling adjustments to make sure your lens is straight.Automatic aperture and AE metering will be disabled by the lens adapter as there will be no mechanical linkage between camera body and lens. You will need to set exposures manually. The lens will retain its ability to focus to infinity.

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Topcon to Sony E-Mount Lens Adapters

Fotodiox-Exacta-Topkon-to-Sony-E-lens-adapterFotodioX Adapter for Exakta/Topcon to Sony E-Mount ($60)
This Fotodiox adapter allows Exakta/Topcon lenses to attach to a Sony camera body. Although the lens will fit physically, automatic diaphragm, auto-focusing, or other electronic functions will not operate correctly while using this adapter. Manual or aperture priority mode must be used when this adapter is attached. Its all-metal design and polished surface provide smooth mounting and long lasting performance.

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Yashica-Mount to Sony E-Mount Lens Adapters

Fotodiox-Yashica-230AF-to-Sony-E-lens-adapterFotodioX Adapter for Yashica 230AF to Sony E-Mount ($60)
Although the lens will fit physically, automatic diaphragm, auto-focusing, or other electronic functions will not operate correctly while using this adapter. Manual or aperture priority mode must be used when this adapter is attached. Its all-metal design and polished surface provide smooth mounting and long lasting performance. Features built-in aperture controller ring and leaf spring design to ensure there’s no play between the camera and lens.

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Voigtlander Retina DKL lens to Sony E-Mount Adapters

Voigtlander-Retina-DKL-to-Sony-EVoigtlander Retina DKL lens to Sony-Mount Adapter ($26)
This adapter allows you to attach DKL mount lenses to your Sony E-Mount camera including fullframe A7/A7R/A7S cameras. Compatible with Voigtlander Bessamatic, Voigtlander Ultramatic, Kodak Retina SLR, or Kodak iiis lenses. The adapter has an aperture control ring but focusing is manual.

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