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    Canon EF adapter for Fuji GFX 50S

    other than manufactures how do the following Canon EF to Fuji GFX 50S adapters differ, TechArt Pro and Cambo EF to Fuji GFX?

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    Re: Canon EF adapter for Fuji GFX 50S

    Quote Originally Posted by felix5616 View Post
    other than manufactures how do the following Canon EF to Fuji GFX 50S adapters differ, TechArt Pro and Cambo EF to Fuji GFX?
    I can not say how they differ but cam attest to my Techart adapter working flawlessly with the Canon 24mm TSE and 400mm lenses.

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    Re: Canon EF adapter for Fuji GFX 50S

    Techart works seamlessly with lens controls on the GFX. The Cambo adapter requires setting aperture via the small dial on the side vs in camera.

    I have the Techart and it has worked well for me with TSE lenses and 100-400 IS II. I have the similar Cambo EF adapter for my Actus DB and it works fine but you do have to use the tiny aperture dial manually.
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    Re: Canon EF adapter for Fuji GFX 50S

    Thank you for the info, much appreciated and very helpful

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    Re: Canon EF adapter for Fuji GFX 50S

    Quote Originally Posted by GrahamWelland View Post
    Techart works seamlessly with lens controls on the GFX. The Cambo adapter requires setting aperture via the small dial on the side vs in camera.

    I have the Techart and it has worked well for me with TSE lenses and 100-400 IS II. I have the similar Cambo EF adapter for my Actus DB and it works fine but you do have to use the tiny aperture dial manually.
    Graham,

    What's your experience with the 100-400 II on the GFX ? Do you get usable coverage beyond the 35mm crop ?

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    Re: Canon EF adapter for Fuji GFX 50S

    Quote Originally Posted by Frederic View Post
    Graham,

    What's your experience with the 100-400 II on the GFX ? Do you get usable coverage beyond the 35mm crop ?

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    Generally great coverage. Beyond I think 250mm it would vignette but that was ok as I just cropped. The main thing was getting the composition I wanted.

    I can can send you some raws if interested prior to crop. I can shoot new files as I sold the zoom when Fuji produced the 250mm & TC.
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    Re: Canon EF adapter for Fuji GFX 50S

    A small hijacking of this thread...

    My interest in this is the possibility to mount wide angle lenses in Canon mount to the GFX(r).
    I have a Hartblei 35 mm in Canon mount that I have an adapter for. So I am set for Tilt/Shift.

    But my main interest is something like a 21mm or wider manual lens and large aperature if possible.

    I am not interested in Canons wide Tilt/Shift lens, mostly for night skies and wide landscape.
    Or Leica M-mount. Any Voightlander?

    I have an adapter on its way for my XPan lenses, so the 90mm will be interesting to test.

    Long lenses seems to be no problem, but I cant find any info about wide!

    Ray

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    Re: Canon EF adapter for Fuji GFX 50S

    Quote Originally Posted by GrahamWelland View Post
    Generally great coverage. Beyond I think 250mm it would vignette but that was ok as I just cropped. The main thing was getting the composition I wanted.

    I can can send you some raws if interested prior to crop. I can shoot new files as I sold the zoom when Fuji produced the 250mm & TC.
    Thanks Graham, good to know one can expect a bit more coverage with the Canon.

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    Re: Canon EF adapter for Fuji GFX 50S

    Does the adapter rely on the AF mechanism built into the lens?
    Or can the adapter AF a manual only focus EF lens?
    With best regards, K-H.

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    Re: Canon EF adapter for Fuji GFX 50S

    Quote Originally Posted by k-hawinkler View Post
    Does the adapter rely on the AF mechanism built into the lens?
    Or can the adapter AF a manual only focus EF lens?
    Which adapter?

    The cambo only stops down the aperture. The AF adapters use the lens AF mechanism. For manual focus EF lenses you’d still have to manually focus.
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    Re: Canon EF adapter for Fuji GFX 50S

    Quote Originally Posted by GrahamWelland View Post
    Which adapter?

    The cambo only stops down the exposure. The AF adapters use the lens AF mechanism. For manual focus EF lenses you’d still have to manually focus.
    Thanks Graham. I was referring to the TechArt Pro.
    So that’s very different than the TechArt Pro (TAP) LM-EA7 for Sony.
    With best regards, K-H.

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    Re: Canon EF adapter for Fuji GFX 50S

    Kipon are the best fit and lens to camera communication and for $274 in eBay.
    I had both the autofocus and the shift adapter, now just keeping the shift adapter for my work.
    I'm using 2 adapters at the same time, the nikon G to canon and the Kipon shift with the 14-24mm 2.8. It cover very well at 17mm with +-3mm shift.
    The quality is amazing!
    I tryied the 11-24 Canon that I also own but prefer the Nikon as best corrected for architecture. Less chomatic aberrations. I find the 11-24 to have some sort of mustache abberations in the strait lines when they are closer to the camera.
    BTW I'm witht he 50R.

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