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Lensbaby Twist 60 Optic with Straight Body for Nikon F

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Lensbaby Twist 60 Optic with Straight Body for Nikon F
Key Features
  • 60mm f/2.5 Optic
  • Nikon F Mount/Full-Frame Format
  • Compatible with Optic Swap System
  • Straight Body Manual Focusing Ring
Draw attention to your subject by creating a smooth subtle swirl to your edges with the Lensbaby Twist 60 Optic with Straight Body available here with a Nikon F mount. This optic is compatible with the Optic Swap System and performs best when used with the included straight body.This full-frame 60mm f/2.5 lens features an internal 12-blade diaphragm for smooth out-of-focus areas. You can manually change the aperture from f/2.5 to f/22 utilizing the dial on the front of the lens and you can manually focus on subjects as close as 18".
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Lensbaby Twist 60 Optic with Straight Body Overview

Draw attention to your subject by creating a smooth subtle swirl to your edges with the Lensbaby Twist 60 Optic with Straight Body available here with a Nikon F mount. This optic is compatible with the Optic Swap System and performs best when used with the included straight body.This full-frame 60mm f/2.5 lens features an internal 12-blade diaphragm for smooth out-of-focus areas. You can manually change the aperture from f/2.5 to f/22 utilizing the dial on the front of the lens and you can manually focus on subjects as close as 18".

When shooting at a wider aperture, the Twist 60's swirled effect places more emphasis on your centered subject in full focus. As you stop down, the center area gets larger allowing you to bring more of your image into exact focus. The Twist 60 offers 46mm front threads for any filters you would like to use to further enhance your image.

The Twist 60 works best and is recommended for use with full frame cameras. Much of the swirled blur gets lost when using the optic with an APS-C sensor.

UPC: 850366006419

Lensbaby Twist 60 Optic with Straight Body Specs

Focal Length60mm
Maximum Aperturef/2.5
Minimum Aperturef/22
Lens MountNikon F
Lens Format CoverageFull-Frame
Minimum Focus Distance18" / 45.7 cm
Optical Design4 Elements in 3 Groups
Diaphragm Blades12
Focus TypeManual Focus
Filter Size46 mm (Front)
Dimensions (ø x L)2.5 x 2.2" / 6.3 x 5.7 cm
Weight7 oz / 198.4 g
Packaging Info
Package Weight0.66 lb
Box Dimensions (LxWxH)4.55 x 3.8 x 3.8"

Lensbaby Twist 60 Optic with Straight Body Reviews

The Good and the Bad

By Grant
Rated 4 out of 5
Date: 2022-05-19

ThLomographyis competes with the Petzval from Lomography. Lensbabie's Twist 60 is a stop slower which may account for a lesser swirly effect. On the positive the detent f stop system is easier to use. than searching for a slide in f stop in a pile. Once you decide on the effect you want then it is simple to pre-focus then move the rig forward and backwards for critical focus.

Cool lens

By Joseph
Rated 5 out of 5
Date: 2021-06-23

Very cool lens to play around with.

Great inexpensive lens

By Jan
Rated 4 out of 5
Date: 2021-05-16

I just got this and haven't had time to use it on portraits, but the few shots I took of some flowers came out really nice. Sharp little lens for relatively little dollars.

I love this lens!

By David
Rated 5 out of 5
Date: 2021-04-19

The swirly effect is just amazing and when paired with the macro conversion kit, it is great for food pics and Lego photography!

Fun Lens!

By Erica
Rated 5 out of 5
Date: 2021-01-29

As with most Lensbaby lenses there is a bit of a learning curve. Not much, but bough and you are good to go. Fun lens and I have found it to be one I enjoy using quite a bit!

Growing colection in my bag

By Rafael G
Rated 5 out of 5
Date: 2020-05-19

Probably one of the most simple to use and adjust lens fully manual but beautiful color sharpness and bokhee really worth it and amazing afordable for the photographer looking for adding a lovely touch on special portratiture love it ang growing colecction sweet 35, twist 60 velvet 56, and velvet 85 if looking for art portraiture putting you apart from the rest highly recomend the collection of lensbaby's

Surprisingly Sharp and Interesting

By Ari
Rated 5 out of 5
Date: 2022-01-16

I use Petzval lenses on large format, and while I don't know if this is a true Petzval formula, the effect is similar. On a digital camera, it's a lot of fun to use. The lens is small, light and quite sharp in the centre. At the right distances and wide-open, it will give a pronounced swirl around the edges, which looks great sometimes, and sometimes can be a bit much. So some experimenting with different distances and apertures is needed to find what you like. I've adapted it easily to a Fuji GFX (yes it covers) and a Sony A7r, and it works perfectly. Use Aperture priority for exposure, manual focus with focus assist, and play around with the aperture on the lens. Lovely, sharp, fun and never routine. A great lens to have in your kit bag!

Just what I needed

By Ian
Rated 4 out of 5
Date: 2021-11-18

Very cool lens! Just wish I could autofocus but such a cool effect and connects easily to my Canon R5 with the lens adaptor.

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Will this lens work with the Olympus D-M1 II?

Will this lens work with the Olympus D-M1 II?
Asked by: Marilyn
Not without an adapter. Search B&H for "Twist 60 M43"
Answered by: Anonymous
Date published: 2019-03-28

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How does this lensbaby twist 60 optic differ from the 85mm Petzval lens?
Asked by: gordon
Sorry, I did not mean to hit inaccurate . I thought I was clicking on a link with someone else's comment about it. Please remove my inaccurate.
Answered by: Todd O.
Date published: 2018-08-26

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I just order one here on B&H. HOPE it does Come with lens caps. On the Lensbaby site is says it comes with front and rear caps but here on B&H the in the box description doesn't show that??? In fact they offered me a $10 Lensbaby front cap as a recommended accessory. Guess I'll find out when it arrives next Tuesday.
Asked by: R. Michael
The Twist 60 for Nikon will come with front and rear lens caps.
Answered by: Emily K. Lensbaby Expert
Date published: 2018-08-26

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Will this lens with with a nikon d5300?
Asked by: Anonymous
The Twist 60 was designed for full-frame cameras. Technically the Twist 60 will work on your camera model but a lot of the effect will be cropped out. Here is a comparison of a Twist 60 photograph on a full-frame and a crop sensor camera: <a href= http://lensbaby.com/twist-60-full-frame-vs-crop-sensor/ target= _blank >http://lensbaby.com/twist-60-full-frame-vs-crop-sensor/.</a>
Answered by: Emily K. Lensbaby Expert
Date published: 2018-08-26

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Do you need the optic swap system to use this or will it work as is with the supplied Straight Body Manual Focusing Ring?
Asked by: R. Michael
The Twist 60 Optic with Straight Body will work by attaching the body to your camera. No other parts will be needed.
Answered by: Emily K. Lensbaby Expert
Date published: 2018-08-26

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I have a Nikon 7100. I see that it says works best with a full frame, obviously my 7100 is a crop sensor. Will this still work? Is it worth it? I either want to buy this and a 35 or a 50. If it's not worth it on a crop senor I'm going to buy an 80.
Asked by: Jenny H.
Yes, it will work, but because this lens projects a full frame image circle and an APS-C sensor only sees a cropped portion inside that image circle, most of the swirly bokeh effect will be cropped out.
Answered by: Philip R.
Date published: 2018-08-26

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Does the lens support built-in metering?
Asked by: Eugene J.
Our lenses have no electronics in them. If you shoot in Aperture Priority mode your in-camera light meter should work but everything else will be manual.
Answered by: Emily K. Lensbaby Expert
Date published: 2018-08-26

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How is the aperture set? Is it done so using the camera itself? Many thanks.
Asked by: Vincent H.
The aperture is set by twisting the optic itself (it has a built in aperture).
Answered by: Emily K. Lensbaby Expert
Date published: 2018-08-26
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