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LensbabyPro Effects Kit for Canon EF
 
4.3

(based on 9 reviews)

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Pros

  • Durable (4)
  • Easily interchangeable (4)
  • Lightweight (4)

Cons

  • Slow focus (3)

Best Uses

  • Landscape/scenery (6)
  • Macro photography (5)
    • Reviewer Profile:
    • Pro photographer (3), Semi-pro photographer (3)
    • Was this a gift?:
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5.0

Fantastic Lens

By Ceed

from New York, NY

About Me Casual Photographer

Verified Buyer

Pros

  • Consistent Output
  • Lightweight

Cons

  • Slow Focus

Best Uses

  • Macro Photography
  • Weddings/Events

Comments about Lensbaby Pro Effects Kit for Canon EF:

This lens provides a new dimension to candid photography that I absolutely love it!

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3.0

An excellent value

By MField

from Mansfield, Pa.

About Me Semi-pro Photographer

Verified Buyer

Pros

  • Durable
  • Easily Interchangeable
  • Lightweight
  • Nice Bokeh
  • Strong Construction

Cons

  • Poor in Low Light
  • Slow Focus

Best Uses

  • Landscape/Scenery
  • Macro Photography

Comments about Lensbaby Pro Effects Kit for Canon EF:

This is a very useful kit if you want to experiment with tilt/shift photography. I Purchased the sweet 50 lens as well to round out the kit. The lenses work great if you are willing to spend the time playing with them and the kit is much cheaper than purchasing seperate tilt/shift lenses from other manufturers. The down side is that these are one or 2 element lenses and not 11 element lenses like competitors sell. I'm happy with my purchase. The kit is relatively well made and images are clear. Have fun with it.

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5.0

Great condition!

By ruda

from LA

About Me Semi-pro Photographer

Verified Buyer

Pros

  • Consistent Output

Cons

  • Slow Focus

Best Uses

  • Landscape/Scenery

Comments about Lensbaby Pro Effects Kit for Canon EF:

The equipment was in great condition! it is working fine!

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4.0

Learning Curve

By MrMendez20

from New York City

About Me Semi-pro Photographer

Verified Buyer

Pros

    Cons

      Best Uses

        Comments about Lensbaby Pro Effects Kit for Canon EF:

        Amazing what you can do with these lenses. There's endless creative possibilities but it may take a little while to learn how to get the right shot. Well worth the learning curve!

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        5.0

        Nice Set of Lens

        By mbancale

        from Waco, TX

        About Me Pro Photographer

        Verified Buyer

        Pros

        • Durable
        • Easily Interchangeable

        Cons

        • Manual Focus

        Best Uses

        • Landscape/Scenery

        Comments about Lensbaby Pro Effects Kit for Canon EF:

        I am using these for portraits right now but plan to expand that to other types such as landscape and macro photography.

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        5.0

        Lensbaby a welcome addition...

        By Dana

        from Chicago

        About Me Pro Photographer

        Verified Buyer

        Pros

        • Durable
        • Easily Interchangeable
        • Lightweight

        Cons

          Best Uses

          • Indoors/Low Light
          • Macro Photography

          Comments about Lensbaby Pro Effects Kit for Canon EF:

          Excited to receive the Pro Effects Kit for Canon EF by Lensbaby. All pieces seem to be made very well. Instructional videos are well done and super helpful. It does take a bit of time to get use to how the Lensbaby lenses function, but they are a welcome addition to my equipment and work. As always, B&H provides excellent customer service!!!

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          4.0

          Well built special purpose kit

          By JD

          from Oklahoma

          About Me Photo Enthusiast

          Verified Buyer

          Pros

          • Creativity On A Budget
          • Durable
          • Easily Interchangeable

          Cons

            Best Uses

            • Landscape/Scenery
            • Macro Photography

            Comments about Lensbaby Pro Effects Kit for Canon EF:

            Just getting started with Lensbaby but right out of the box, seems well constructed. I can see right off this will take some practice but the possibiities evident from just a couple of brief sessions are very interesting.

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            4.0

            Take your creativity to the next level

            By A. Príncipe

            from San Juan, PR

            About Me Photo Enthusiast

            Verified Buyer

            Pros

            • Creative Edge

            Cons

            • Manual Focus
            • Requers Practice

            Best Uses

            • Landscape/Scenery
            • Macro Photography
            • Outdoors
            • Portrairs
            • Wildlife Photos

            Comments about Lensbaby Pro Effects Kit for Canon EF:

            These lenses take time to master, but once you get the hang of it, the possibilities are endless. The blur effect is very appealing and sometimes even mistifying, the macro kit is great, and when combining the Composer with the Edge 80 you can get a "miniature effect", which is an excellent alternative to experiment with this awesome effect if you can't afford a tilt/shift lens.

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            4.0

            Kit is convenient but not a great value.

            By Chrisizzle

            from Toronto, Ontario Canada

            About Me Pro Photographer

            Verified Buyer

            Pros

            • Convenience in buying kit
            • Lightweight

            Cons

            • Tough To Attach
            • Value

            Best Uses

            • Landscape/Scenery
            • Sports/Action

            Comments about Lensbaby Pro Effects Kit for Canon EF:

            I ordered the kit because I was in a hurry and just wanted to have everything I needed. Afterwards, I was told by a sales person (not at B&H) it is actually cheaper to buy the individual components of the kit separately. I suppose you pay a little extra for the bag... which I don't use anyway. Also, the lens cloth looks large in the product photo. In reality, it is almost a postage stamp. I was going to call the manufacturer to complain but, I have no shortage of free lens cloths from other vendors.In short though... the Lensbaby does what it is supposed to. Good product overall.

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