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Lensbaby Twist 60 is a modern Petzval lens

Lensbaby Twist 60 is a modern Petzval lens

One of the hardest parts about photography is affording all of the lenses that you need. Okay, if you're a great photographer, you're going to end up with great shots, regardless of your lens. However, having the perfect lens can certainly do wonders for a photograph. And if you love the swirling bokeh in the picture above, then Lensbaby has the perfect one for you.

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Lensbaby Edge 80 makes tilt-shift simple

Lensbaby Edge 80 makes tilt-shift simple

Lensbaby has outed its latest unusual optic, the Lensbaby Edge 80, an 80mm focal length model that offers a "selective slice of sharp focus" in your frame. Mounting on the Lensbaby Composer Pro, Composer, Muse, Scout and Control Freak lens bodies, the $300 Edge 80 has a 12-blade internal aperture that can be adjusted from f/2.8 through f/22: it can either be used face-on for a flat field of focus, or angled to slice the focus through the picture at any angle.

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Lensbaby unveils new Portrait Kit and Ultimate Portrait Kit

Lensbaby unveils new Portrait Kit and Ultimate Portrait Kit

Lensbaby makes some really interesting lenses for DSLR users that will let you make some very interesting photos. We have talked about the company in the past and the last time we mentioned Lensbaby was when it unveiled the Composer Pro. Lensbaby is back with some new kits that will let photographers have more artistic control over their portrait shoots.

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Lensbaby Composer Pro promises smoother photo effects

Lensbaby Composer Pro promises smoother photo effects

Lensbaby has outed its latest model, and the company is now targeting professional photo and video experts. The Lensbaby Composer Pro takes the existing Composer and upgrades its ball and focus mechanism with a metal version that, it's claimed, makes for smoother focus and tilt.

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Lensbaby Sweet 35 Optic offers straightforward aperture twiddling

Lensbaby Sweet 35 Optic offers straightforward aperture twiddling

Lensbaby has announced its latest lens, the Sweet 35 Optic, the company's first 35mm Optic model to feature an internal 12-blade adjustable aperture system. Offering the widest focal length of any selective focus Lensbaby optic, the magnetically-attached Sweet 35 Optic offers f/2.5 through f/22 adjusted through a simple barrel ring.

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Lensbaby launches Scout with Fisheye lens system for DSLRs

Lensbaby launches Scout with Fisheye lens system for DSLRs

The thing that draws many to a DSLR camera is the fact that you can get full control over your photos with all the settings the camera has to offer and you can change the lenses to suit the needs at the time you are shooting. Lensbaby is a company that makes some cool lenses for DSLRs that allow some very interesting photo effects to be made.

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Lensbaby Control Freak lens now shipping for DSLRs

Lensbaby Control Freak lens now shipping for DSLRs

One of the big reasons that amateur and pro photographers go with a DSLR camera is so they can have more control over their photos. This control comes in the from of adjustments and having the perfect lens for any need. Lensbaby has announced that it is now shipping its Control Freak lens for DSLR cameras.

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Lensbaby adds Fisheye Optic and Soft Focus Optic to line

Lensbaby adds Fisheye Optic and Soft Focus Optic to line

The reason that people buy DSLR cameras is so they can take better images and have more control over what those images look like. The DSLR camera allows the user to add lenses to get cool artistic effects and other features. A company called Lensbaby has announced two new optics for its Optic Swap System.

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SlashGear Week in Review – Week 10 2009

As busy weeks go, this one has certainly been something to write home about (or at least a Week in Review about), with CeBIT, PMA and an Apple mega-announcement all taking place. ASUS arguably stole the former show in Germany, with the Eee PC 1008HA “Shell” once again proving that netbooks needn’t be the ugly cousins to expensive ultraportable notebooks. For our full CeBIT 2009 coverage, hit the tag.

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One evening in Vegas with Lensbaby’s composer and 0.42x Super Wide Lens

One evening in Vegas with Lensbaby’s composer and 0.42x Super Wide Lens

We met with Craig Strong, the co-founder and brain behind the Lensbaby's ingenious selective focusing SLR lens at PMA 2009. Craig invited us to test out the composer and the complimentary 0.42x Super Wide lens as part their Optical swap system, and that was hard to refuse. Why not? The show was slow anyway, Yes Sir. Give me an EF mount.

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