Special Report: Using the Sigma 35mm F1.4 Art Lens and Canon Control Ring Mount Adapter With the Canon EOS R

During the recent press excursion to Hawaii, I got a chance to test one of my favorite Sigma lenses on the new Canon EOS R.

One of the things I was most curious about with the new Canon EOS R was not only how Canon EF mount lenses adapt to the system, but more importantly how lots of the alternatives from third parties like Sigma will fair. For a little while now, the only Canon EF mount lens that I’ve held onto was the Sigma 35mm f1.4 Art that I’ve used adapted to the Sony FE system using a Metabones adapter. But with the new Canon Control Ring Mount Adapter for the EOS R, photographers will be able to get the most from the system. In my tests, I didn’t really find it necessary in every situation. Instead, I found it to more than do the job.

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