Portland, OR—Lensbaby, provider of creative effects lenses, announced that their core products—the Composer Pro with Sweet 35, Composer Pro with Sweet 50, the Circular Fisheye and the Velvet 56—are now available in the Fujifilm X mount. In addition, the Velvet 56 portrait lens is available in other mirrorless mounts, including the Micro Four Thirds, Sony E and Samsung NX.
“Fujifilm X shooters are a passionate community of photographers who have been asking for a native mount Lensbaby for some time now,” said Craig Strong, Lensbaby cofounder and chief creative officer. “I’m happy to announce that our core products, including Velvet 56, Composer Pro and Circular Fisheye are now available in Fujifilm X mount.”
Lensbaby’s innovative lenses enable photographers to capture unique and diverse images. Below are product specifications and pricing for the company’s flagship products.
Composer Pro with Sweet 35 Optic. Placing the spotlight on subjects at a wide focal length, this 35mm lens offers smooth, fluid operation to shoot a spot of sharp focus surrounded by gradually increasing blur. Specs: creative effect, sweet spot of focus; 35mm f/2.5–22; 46mm filter; focuses from 7.5 inches to infinity. Dimensions: 2×2.5 inches; 7.06 ounces. MSRP: $379.95.
Composer Pro with Sweet 50 Optic. This lens helps frame subjects and freeze time. Using it to play with light-bending blur at a versatile 50mm focal length, shooters can set ordinary images into motion by creating a sweet spot of sharp focus surrounded by gradually increasing blur. Specs: creative effect, sweet spot of focus; 35mm f/2.5–22; 46mm filter; focuses from 15 inches to infinity. Dimensions: 2×2.5 inches; 6.5 ounces. $299.95.
Circular Fisheye. Using this 5.8mm, 185° multipurpose lens, shooters can widen their view or focus ¼ inch from the front of the lens. Specs: creative effect, fisheye; 5.8mm f/3.5–22; focuses ¼ inch from front element to infinity. Dimensions: 2.75×2.75 inches; 11.6 ounces. $299.95.
Velvet 56 Portrait. This lens is designed to allow access to the creative process of making compelling images. Photographers can evoke classic appeal and transition from distant subjects to macro, capturing a variety of details in any given scene. Specs: 56mm f/1.6–16; 1:2 macro; 62mm filter; focuses from 5 inches to infinity. Dimensions: DSLR, 86mm at infinity to 112mm at macro; mirrorless without hood, 94mm long at infinity to 120mm at macro. Weight: 14.46 ounces. A metal lens hood is included for mirrorless cameras only. $499.95. lensbaby.com