If you are reading the blog for a while, you know that I am a big Lensbaby fan. A Lensbaby (any lensbaby) is a very powerful creative tool to have in your arsenal. If you are not familiar with Lensbabies, they are a family of creative lenses that provide in-camera focusing effects. If you are not [...]Show More Summary
Today, we're giving something that goes along with the last item in that series: a camera lens. But hey, this certainly isn't just a camera lens. We're giving away a special lens that lets you take super special pictures. What's this lens called? Why, it's the Lensbaby Composer Pro, of course!
A year after the launch of the Lensbaby Pro for DSLR cameras, the light-bending lens comes to mirrorless cameras. The upmarket version of the regular Composer can now be had in models that fit Sony NEX, Samsung NX and Micro Four Thirds cameras, and I can’t wait to get my hands on one. The Composer [...]Show More Summary
When it comes to digital cameras, there are those who use the standard entry level to mid-range digital cameras, while serious enthusiasts as well as professionals decide to fall back upon the DSLR. However, in recent years, there has been a new category that cropped up along the way – the Micro Four Thirds segment, [...]
You've been lusting after Lensbaby's Composer Pro lens since about this time last year, but if you have a mirrorless camera, you couldn't join in on the fun; at least, not with the Pro. Thankfully, that's not the case anymore. Owner's...Show More Summary
Having provided DSLR owners with the power to exercise some in-camera creativity for a little over a year, Lensbaby has now announced new versions of its Composer Pro lens to fit a variety of mirrorless interchangeable lens cameras.Show More Summary
Lensbaby Announces Availability of Composer® Pro for Mirrorless Cameras Now the Composer Pro delivers ultra-smooth creative control for photographers with Micro 4/3rds, Sony ? NEX and Samsung NX cameras too Portland, OR – April 2, 2012 –...
Lensbaby faithfuls awaiting a mirrorless-compatible Composer Pro lens need not hold out any longer. The company's high-end creative optic is now shipping for mirrorless mounts of the Samsung NX, Sony NEX and Micro Four Thirds variety -- including the Panasonic Lumix G and Olympus PEN. Show More Summary
like it? click it! view in the darkhiliadou.i downloaded photoshop CS6 beta, and added a light iris blur to this.i don't think i'm going to need a lensbaby composer, after all. ©2011 helen sotiriadis blog post, copyright ©2011 helen sotiriadis. content copyright of respective owners. his feed is for personal non-commercial use only. mirrored at wordpress
The LensBaby Composer Pro with Sweet 35 lens ($400) can create beautiful mixes of blur and focus in your images, but beginner photographers beware — this optic pair is not for the faint of heart. So what’s so special about the LensBaby Composer Pro and Sweet 35 lens? Well let me start with a word [...]Show More Summary
Lensbaby just unveiled a brand new Optic for its selective focus lens system. Called the Edge 80 Optic, this 80mm optic is compatible with Lensbaby Composer Pro, Composer, Muse, Scout and Control Freak. The Lensbaby Edge 80 Optic ($300) is designed to transform Lensbaby’s bending lens bodies into an 80mm tilt-shift lens that creates a selective [...]
Just posted: our quick review of the Lensbaby Composer Pro and Sweet 35 optic. Lensbaby has never played by conventional photographic rules. Long a manufacturer of quirky, low cost (and distinctly 'lo-fi') optical accessories, its product line has evolved to include more 'serious' products. Show More Summary
When not in the water, you can usually find me with a DSLR wrapped around my neck, looking for the next crazy angle to shoot surf and other action sports from. I recently heard of a new line of lenses by a company called Lensbaby that would allow my creative side even more artistic freedom [...]
I am probably the last person anyone want to hand an “artsy” device to. I shoot quick, have not tolerance for fiddling around and I hate the canned look for most “alternate” processes that are inherent in a camera’s performance profiles. So maybe the owners of this site did the LensBaby people a big disservice and then again, maybe not..... read more
We've already gotten our hands on Lensbaby's basic Composer lens, but the company has now gone and expanded its bag of tricks even further with its new Composer with Tilt Transformer kit. The key bit there is the Tilt Transformer (also...Show More Summary
Photokina 2010: Lensbaby has introduced the 'Tilt Transformer' adapter that allows Nikon lenses to be mounted on Micro Four Thirds or Sony NEX cameras to give tilt effects. In addition, the company has also announced the 'Composer with...Show More Summary
Lensbaby's Composer with Tilt Transformer not only serves as a Micro Four Thirds adapter for your Nikon lenses, it lets you fake tilt/shift photography on the cheap.
Lensbaby lenses have been out and about for a long while now, but we were just recently able to sit down with a few of the company's best and brightest in order to form our own opinions of the (admittedly overlooked) creative devices. Show More Summary
Lensbaby is turning its range of selective focus blurry-cam lenses into a full-on budget FX system for SLRs. Today the company announced a new fisheye and a soft-focus plugin for the Lensbaby Composer or Muse, which both work by replacing the optical part with a new one. One slotted in, the Fisheye gives a 12mm bulge-o-rama [...]
Kerry talks to Jim Divitale about using speciality lenses like the Lensbaby Composer in commercial shoots. Jim talks about how to tell clients about the effects, how to prepare for a shoot, and the comparision between the effect of of a Lensbaby versus a Tlt-Shift and 4x5 View camera.