Lensbaby Twist 60 Optic Lens (Order Here for Sony E-mount, Canon EF or Nikon F mount) features an internal 12-blade diaphragm for smooth out-of-focus areas. When shooting at a wider aperture, the Twist 60 swirly places more emphasis on your centered subject in full focus. As you stop down, the center area gets larger allowing you to bring more of your image into exact focus.
Lensbaby Velvet 85mm f/1.8 lens in both Sony E-mount and A-mount (Pre-Order for $499.95 from B&H Photo) is designed to help create soulful, striking portraits and macro photos with lovely bokeh.
Following on the success of the bestselling Lensbaby Velvet 56, Velvet 85 combines lustrous skin tones with the added compression and bokeh of high-quality 85mm portrait lenses. Velvet 85’s macro feature also lets you get close to capture every compelling detail.
- • Full-Frame Format
• Aperture Range: f/1.8 to f/16
• Soft Glowing Effect at Wide Apertures
• Inspired by Classic Portrait Lenses
• 1:2 Magnification, 9.5″ Working Distance
• Manual Focus Design
• 12-Blade Diaphragm
Lensbaby Trio 28 lens (Pre-Order for $279.95) features a compact 3-in-1 lens design that combines their Twist, Velvet & Sweet selective focus optics into a single lens for mirrorless cameras. This manual focus fullframe lens will be available in Sony E, Fuji X & Micro 43
It’s clever use of a three-lens turret allows mirrorless photographers and filmmakers to quickly change between the three different 28mm selective focus optics on the fly without removing the lens. Focusing is done using the outer metal lens ring.
Portland, OR (October 5, 2016) Lensbaby, makers of award-winning creative effects lenses, optics and accessories, announces the launch of their most versatile lens yet, Trio 28. Designed specifically for mirrorless camera users, Trio 28 features three selective focus optics in one compact lens and will be available for purchase on October 26, 2016.
By simply rotating a dial to switch between Lensbaby’s most popular optical effects – Twist, Velvet or Sweet – the Trio 28 empowers photographers to shape their vision in the moment through the limitless creative options offered by the lens:
• Twist gives you a large sharp central area of focus surrounding by twisty, swirling bokeh
• Velvet has a sharp yet dreamy central area of focus with delicate glow from edge-to-edge
• Sweet creates a sharp central sweet spot of focus surrounded by gradually increasing blur
“Trio 28 offers a revolutionary shooting experience for mirrorless shooters,” said Lensbaby Co-Founder and CEO Craig Strong. “This is the first lens we’ve designed specifically with the mirrorless camera’s small form factor in mind. With mirrorless camera sales continuing to grow, this was a natural next step for Lensbaby.”
“Our goal is to help photographers discover their unique visual voice through the creative freedom our lenses offer,” Strong continued. “With a variety of selective focus effects in a compact lens designed for the small form factor of mirrorless cameras, Trio 28 goes above and beyond, helping us reach this goal. We can’t wait to see what photographers create with it.”
The wide 28mm focal length, as well as the small and compact form to match the size of mirrorless cameras, makes the Trio 28 an ideal lens for on-the-go adventure and will help photographers uniquely capture the soul of street scenes, landscapes, environmental portraits and more.
Trio 28 Specs:
Focal Length: 28mm
Aperture: fixed f/3.5
3 Optics for 3 effects – Twist, Velvet, Sweet
Minimum focus distance: 8”
Maximum focusing distance: Infinity
Focus Type: Manual
Weight: 4.9 oz
Size: 2.75” x 2.75” x 2”
Filter Thread: 46mm
Twist Optic: 4 multi-coated elements in 3 groups
Velvet Optic: 3 multi-coated elements in 2 groups
Sweet Optic: 3 multi-coated elements in 3 groups
When shooting on full frame cameras, Twist will produce a subtle vignette
One of the truly cool things I love about the Sony NEX cameras is their adaptability to many different lenses. One of the very easy adaptations is using the Sony NEX to Alpha mount adapter to pop an Alpha-mount Lensbaby Composer on the Sony NEX-5 camera for a very compact camera that lets your vision run wild…