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Lensbaby Burnside 35mm f/2.8 Lens for Leica L

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Lensbaby Burnside 35mm f/2.8 Lens for Leica L
Key Features
  • L-Mount Lens/Full-Frame Format
  • Aperture Range: f/2.8 to f/16
  • Dual Diaphragm for Creative Swirly Bokeh
  • Effects Slider for Secondary Diaphragm
A unique lens characterized by its swirly bokeh, the Burnside 35 from Lensbaby is a 35mm f/2.8 prime for Leica L-mount cameras. Featuring two separate diaphragms, an extensive amount of control over selective focus and bokeh quality is possible, with the ability to work with large in-focus areas or smaller in-focus areas surrounded by a distinct out-of-focus swirl. The six elements, four groups optical design also contributes to the unique look, and each of the glass elements have been multi-coated to control flare and ghosting in order to realize high contrast and accurate color rendering. In addition to fully manual exposure control, the lens also requires manual focus operation and has a minimum focusing distance of 6" for working with close-up subjects.
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Lensbaby Burnside 35mm f/2.8 Overview

A unique lens characterized by its swirly bokeh, the Burnside 35 from Lensbaby is a 35mm f/2.8 prime for Leica L-mount cameras. Featuring two separate diaphragms, an extensive amount of control over selective focus and bokeh quality is possible, with the ability to work with large in-focus areas or smaller in-focus areas surrounded by a distinct out-of-focus swirl. The six elements, four groups optical design also contributes to the unique look, and each of the glass elements have been multi-coated to control flare and ghosting in order to realize high contrast and accurate color rendering. In addition to fully manual exposure control, the lens also requires manual focus operation and has a minimum focusing distance of 6" for working with close-up subjects.

General wide-angle prime is designed for full-frame Leica L-mount mirrorless cameras, however, can also be used with APS-C models where it provides a 52.5mm equivalent focal length.
Unique optical design features six multi-coated elements in four groups and is designed to produce imagery with a large area of central sharpness surrounded by distinct, swirly bokeh and pronounced vignetting.
Dual diaphragm design incorporates a primary six-blade diaphragm to control exposure and to introduce the desired amount of swirly out of focus in the image, with larger apertures producing the smallest in-focus area and most swirl and smaller apertures producing a larger in-focus area with minimal swirl.
Secondary eight-blade diaphragm can be adjusted using the bronze effect slider on the side of the lens barrel, and is used to control the amount of vignetting as well as the quality of the bokeh in the out-of-focus areas of the image. When wide open, the swirl quality will be softer and when closed down, there will be greater detail in the swirl and more vignetting will be apparent.
Manual focus design with a smooth, dampened focusing movement is complemented by engraved focus distance indicators.
UPC: 850024037892

Lensbaby Burnside 35mm f/2.8 Specs

Key Specs
Focal Length
35mm
Maximum Aperture
f/2.8
Lens Mount
Leica L
Lens Format Coverage
Full-Frame
Focus Type
Manual Focus
Image Stabilization
No
Filter Size
62 mm (Front)
Maximum Aperture
f/2.8
Minimum Aperture
f/16
Lens Mount
Leica L
Lens Format Coverage
Full-Frame
Minimum Focus Distance
6" / 15.2 cm
Optical Design
6 Elements in 4 Groups
Diaphragm Blades
8, Rounded
Focus Type
Manual Focus
Image Stabilization
No
Filter Size
62 mm (Front)
Dimensions (ø x L)
2.75 x 2.6" / 6.99 x 6.6 cm
Weight
13.2 oz / 374 g
Packaging Info
Package Weight
1.19 lb
Box Dimensions (LxWxH)
5.7 x 4.2 x 3.9"

Lensbaby Burnside 35mm f/2.8 Reviews

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question

Does this lens produce quality images on an APS-C body?
Asked by: DERBY M.
Yes, it does. Here is a comparison page that you may find helpful: <a href= https://lensbaby.com/burnside-comparison-images/. target= _blank >https://lensbaby.com/burnside-comparison-images/.</a>
Answered by: Emily K. Lensbaby Expert
Date published: 2018-08-28

What's the least amount of creative effect that ...

What's the least amount of creative effect that this lens can do? As in if I don't want to see the effect as much sometimes.
Asked by: Zach
To reduce the effect the most in the Lensbaby Burnside 35mm f/2.8 Lens , use the gold slider to add or subtract vignette and bokeh detail. And use a smaller aperture for less bokeh.
Answered by: Dan W
Date published: 2023-02-23

country of origin?

country of origin?
Asked by: DENN
Country of origin is China.
Answered by: Daniel C
Date published: 2021-11-24

Does this lens have a CPU chip?

Does this lens have a CPU chip?
Asked by: John
No.
Answered by: Rob
Date published: 2020-08-12

Would this have a 70mm focal length on BMPCC 4k?

Would this have a 70mm focal length on BMPCC 4k?
Asked by: Raul
Yes, the Lensbaby Burnside 35mm f/2.8 Lens for Micro Four Thirds on the BMPCC 4k or any other micro 4/3rds camera will be like a 70mmk lens.
Answered by: Rob K
Date published: 2023-02-21

I know it's a manual focus but will the RF ...

I know it's a manual focus but will the RF version fit on an R5 without an adaptor?
Asked by: Cyril
Yes, the Canon EOS R5 can accept the Lensbaby Burnside 35mm f/2.8 Lens for Canon RF without an adapter.
Answered by: Kirk
Date published: 2023-02-22

can you use this lens on a full frame camera?

can you use this lens on a full frame camera?
Asked by: herve
Yes this is a full frame lens.
Answered by: Ryan
Date published: 2021-05-26

Does APS-C crop out the effects? I’m seeing ...

Does APS-C crop out the effects? I’m seeing reviews complaining about lack of vignette and I don’t see swirl on APS-C sample images.
Asked by: Baron
You will definitely still see the unique rendering of this lens even if used on an APS-C camera. You may see a bit less of the vignetting, but overall the effect is still there.
Answered by: Yaakov
Date published: 2021-11-26
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