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Thursday, March 1, 2007

Lensbaby 3G

Change the qualities of focus for repeatable and dynamic results

Lensbaby close upThe lens includes a series of magnetically levitating aperture disks ranging in ƒ-stops from ƒ/2.0 to ƒ/22. These drop-in disks are easy to place and remove and provide another tool for creatively using depth of field, along with different planes of focus.

The resulting images are distinctive and offer a playful alternative to the traditional close-up or landscape image. The Lensbaby 3G helps photographers play and discover new possibilities for their photography. It not only keeps photography interesting, but it's also a whole lot of fun. List Price: $270.

Lensbabies, (877) 536-7222, www.lensbabies.com.

Specs Of Note
Focal Range: 50mm
Aperture: ƒ/2.0-ƒ/22
Filter Size: 37mm
Lens Construction: Coated optical glass doublet
Size: 3x3.25 inches
Weight: 5.7 ounces

Standout Features
1 Focusing poles allow for fixed-lens position
2 50mm-equivalent focal length limits barrel distortion
3 37mm filter thread for optional filters
4 Fine-tune focus using barrel focusing ring


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