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Kenko-Tokina represents Lensbaby in Japan, so it was nice see the LM-10 Sweet Spot Lens along with Composer Pro Optics and the new 5.8mm f/3.5 Circular Fisheye Lenses. Unlike many add-on lenses... READ MORE
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1 week ago
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For a brief overview of the Lensbaby system, as well as a profile of a couple of select products, this video features Mia McCormick speaking with a Lensbaby representative about the company’s Composer Pro and its ability to deliver creative and selective-focus effects. Both the... READ MORE

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3 weeks ago
Hands-on Review
In recent years, perspective manipulation has seen a surge in popularity throughout the photography community. Whether it is the eccentricity of miniature-faking, or the dreamy elegance of selective blur, tilt-shift lenses have undoubtedly solidified their place on many contemporary photographers’ to-buy lists. While they’re certainly familiar tools to serious architectural and landscape... READ MORE
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1 year ago
Tips and Solutions
I am a founding member of Photo Quest Adventures, an international travel company specializing in deluxe photography workshops and unique cultural experiences around the globe. Here are my Top Ten favorite photo destinations. Cuba Cuba is known for its... READ MORE
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1 year ago
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The Un-Rebels

Quick. Name a very cool camera that looks like a Holga, takes Holga-style pictures, and comes in colors. Stumped? How about a color Holga? Designed to capture 'artsy-type' pictures with dark fuzzy edges, these modern classics are now available in Blooze Brothers, Violet, Sunset Boulevard, Oscar, Twilight Zone, Pretty in Pink, Yellow Brick Road, Jawz, Casablanco, and Commando. Aside from their retro design, they also shoot a retro media – film*.

Holga 178-120 Medium Format 120N Camera with Built-in Lens (Pretty in Pink) Holga 176-120 Medium Format 120N Camera with Built-in Lens (Yellow Brick Road) Holga 186-120 Medium Format 120N Camera with Built-in Lens (Blooze Brothers) Holga 173-120 Medium Format 120N Camera with Built-in Lens (Casablanco)

Holga 188-120 Medium Format 120N Camera with Built-in Lens (Commando) Holga 180-120 Medium Format 120N Camera with Built-in Lens (Oscar) Holga 180-120 Medium Format 120N Camera with Built-in Lens (Twilight Zone) Holga 183-120 Medium Format 120N Camera with Built-in Lens (Violet)

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2 years ago
Hands-on Review

2012 has played host to numerous camera and lens announcements, many of which are improvements over past products, while others are entirely new designs full of intrigue. The main innovative duty of lenses is to keep up with the cameras themselves and to capture greater detail and information.

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2 years ago
Hands-on Review

Over the past few years, Lensbaby has introduced several lines of compact tilt-and-shift and special-effects lenses. Plastic and metal with a unique ball and socket selective-focus mechanism, Lensbaby manual focus lenses come in numerous permutations and mounts and with a host of converters and fun accessories.

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2 years ago
Hands-on Review

Tilt-shift lenses for SLRs are an interesting breed of glass. Originally designed to mimic the rise, fall, tilt and shift capabilities of larger, heavier, though technically superior large format view cameras, these tilt-shift lenses have come a long way since their earliest, soft edged, rise-and-fall-only predecessors.

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2 years ago
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This week in the news: Nvidia unveils the GeForce GTX 690 GPU; Flickr buddied up with Pinterest; new camera bags from Lowepro and Think Tank were announced, and more.

This is your B&H Photo Pulse News Roundup for May 4th, 2012.

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2 years ago
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Lensbabys are the photographic equivalent of puppies. And just as a puppy can turn the heart of the toughest of blowhards into mush, Lensbabys have a tendency of pulling the MTF charts out from under the starchiest of optical snobs simply because they inject a great measure of fun into the act of picture taking.

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2 years ago
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Lensbaby, loved by many for its ever-growing line of fun-and-funky, special-effect optics, has introduced the Lensbaby Edge 80 Optic, an 80mm f/2.8 flat field lens that like the Lensbaby Sweet 35 Optic, sports a 12-blade adjustable diaphragm, which for a Lensbaby can be considered a major advance in lens design.

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3 years ago
Hands-on Review

The Lensbaby effects system allows you to create many unique effects and exciting looks- all in camera.

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3 years ago
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The newest addition to the Lensbaby Optic Swap System is the Sweet 35 Optic, a 35mm focal length lens that along with a wide field of view features a 12-blade adjustable aperture and close-focusing capabilities.  

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3 years ago