Lensbaby gets serious with its new 56mm f/1.6 portrait lens

 

 

Lens baby has never been held in high regard within the professional photography community. But that might change at least a little bit with their just-announced Velvet 56 portrait lens.

Constructed of metal, not Lensbaby’s usual plastic, the 56mm lens features an f/1.6 aperture through a 9-blade design. Not only is it a ‘standard’ portrait lens, but it features 1:2 macro capabilities.

Despite the better build quality, it doesn’t appear as though Lensbaby has focused a great deal on the optics. As with the rest of its niche…

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via Imaging Resource News Page http://ift.tt/1H1xynE

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