Category Archives: Lensbaby

New Lensbaby Velvet 85 85mm f/1.8 lens with 1:2 macro capabilities announced

Lensbaby announced a new Velvet 85 85mm f/1.8 lens with 1:2 macro capabilities for SLR and mirrorless cameras. For pricing and availability check Adorama and B&H. Sample photos can be found here. See also this hands-on report on the new lens. Velvet 85 lens specifications:

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What else is new? (Pentax mirrorless camera rumors, new Lensbaby Trio 28 lens and more)

→ Lensbaby announced a new Trio 28 lens for mirrorless cameras which includes all three Lensbaby Twist, Velvet and Sweet effect lenses in one compact package. → Pentax is rumored to announce a new mirrorless camera. → Phase One XF IQ3 100MP updated with electronic shutter.

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What else is new?

→ New: Zeiss Loxia bundle with 21mm, 35mm, and 50mm lenses for Sony E mount. → New Veydra 85mm T2.2 lens for Sony E-mount announced.   → Two new Olympus lens kits introduced: Olympus travel kit with 14-150mm f/4-5.6 and 17mm f/1.8 lenses Olympus portrait kit with 45mm f/1.8 and 75mm f/1.8 lenses

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What else is new?

There are still few items left in the Newegg selection of cameras that qualify for the 25% off coupon code APRDCSALE00 plus free shipping (previously reported here). New Lensbaby Twist 60 Optic lens announced (check pricing and availability). The Impossible Project got a new instant camera, the I-1. Lytro announced lightfield technology to film and […]

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What else is new?

→ Canon EOS M10 mirrorless camera tested at DxOMark → Lensbaby Edge 50 Optic lens launched as a separate item, available for pre-order. → Many brands are increasing their prices in Canada as a result of the week Canadian dollar (the Canadian dollar has fallen 15% in the last six months). I was told that Tamron is […]

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What else is new?

→ The Velvet 56 Limited Edition lens will start shipping next week (available for both Nikon and Canon mounts). → Adobe Lightroom 2.1 for iOS is now available for iPhone and iPad (free download).

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Lensbaby announces new and improved Composer Pro II with Edge 50 Optic

Lensbaby announces new and improved Composer Pro II with Edge 50 Optic available for Canon EF, Nikon F, Sony Alpha A, Pentax K, Fuji X, Sony Alpha E, Micro 4/3rds, and Samsung NX mounts. The price is $425. Additional information:

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