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Lensbaby to be imported by Intro 2020 in the UK

With a Lensbaby, you can do things you can't do in Photoshop. It's simple and easy to use, so most photographers get rewarding images within a short practice period.

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Lensbaby to be imported by Intro 2020 in the UK
The beauty of these lenses is in their calculated imperfection, said Lensbabies founder and professional photographer Craig Strong. Strong invented the Lensbaby in an effort to create a digital equivalent to his Holga camera.

The Original Lensbaby combines several vintage camera technologies into a novel, patent-pending combination. The shooter focuses a Lensbaby using the same general principle used with a bellows camera by moving the focusing collar in and out with the fingertips. The photographer moves the sweet spot of focus around the picture plane by bending the glass optic out of a parallel position to the image capture plane, like a tilt-shift lens. Finally, reminiscent of Waterhouse stops, the photographer swaps apertures by removing one aperture ring and replacing it with another.

The Original Lensbaby is simple and easy to use. Most photographers get rewarding images within a short practice period. The Original Lensbaby addresses the creative needs of todays often completely digital photographer. The Lensbaby creates tantalizing and gorgeous effects, but does the work in the lens rather than the photographer later applying software filters to add a creative look to their images.

With a Lensbaby, you can do things you cant do in Photoshop, said Jerry Hart, a professional photographer. Photographers have found that using a Lensbaby enhances their creativity by giving them a fresh look and a new way to create interest within their photos.

Creativity may be the decisive reason that most photographers add a Lensbaby to their camera bag, but nostalgia is also a draw.

The Original Lensbaby has won numerous awards in the USA including: PhotoFocus Magazine awarded Lensbabies its Best of Show award as the most outstanding product of this years PhotoPlus Expo. This award comes shortly after the USA Professional Photographer Magazine awarded Lensbabies its coveted Hot 1 Award for 2004 as the best new manual focus camera lens of the year.

The Original Lensbaby is available in camera mounts for almost all SLR camera bodies: Canon, Nikon, Minolta, Pentax and the new Four-thirds .

  • Specs for Canon EOS, Nikon F/AF, Pentax K/AF, and Minolta Dynax mounts*
  • Focal Length: Approx. 50mm
  • Focus Type: Manual, fingertip controlled
  • Optical glass element
  • Aperture Type: Interchangeable
  • Apertures: f/2.8, f/4, f/5.6, f/8
  • Nominal Focus: approximately 30cms
  • Maximum Focus: infinity and beyond
  • Minimum Focus: approximately 17cms
  • Size: 8cm high x 6cm wide
  • Weight: 100gms.
  • Suggested retail price 69.99 in all fittings.

You can preorder one now from the ePHOTOzinedirect shop here:
Canon EOS
Nikon F/AF
Pentax K/AF
Minolta Dynax

Please note: Stock will be dispatched at the beginning of April.

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Phoenix 20 1.9k England

Quote:With a Lensbaby, you can do things you can't do in Photoshop

Having seen quite a few photos taken with "Lensbabies", all of them absolutely dire, for me the above statement begs the question "Why would I want to ?"
deviant 17 3.1k 1 United Kingdom
LOL cynic...

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