Lensbaby Velvet 56mm f/1.6 Lens for Canon EF

Lensbaby Velvet 56mm f/1.6 Lens for Canon EF

Code: LBV56BC    Brand: LensBaby   
  • EF Mount Lens/Full-Frame Format
  • Aperture Range: f/1.6 to f/16
  • Singlet-Doublet-Singlet Optical Design
  • Soft Glowing Effect at Wide Apertures
  • Inspired by Classic Portrait Lenses
  • 1:2 Magnification, 5" Working Distance
  • Manual Focus and Exposure Control
  • All-Metal Lens Barrel
  • Filter Thread: 62mm
 IN STOCK
$636.90
APN: 0850366006044
Supplier Code: 850366006044
Create miniature macro worlds, rich landscapes, otherworldly street scenes, and more with our versatile Velvet 56 art lens.

Compose scenes that are lit from within, emanating glow at wide apertures. Shoot at darker apertures to give your photos a sharp, vintage look – with a subtle fall-off on the edges. Focus close to discover an entirely new, larger-than-life miniature world.

Reminiscent of classic 20th century lenses, the Canon EF mount Velvet 56mm f/1.6 Lens from Lensbabyproduces a uniquely soft, glowing image quality that is well-suited to making expressive and ethereal portraits. The overall softness can be controlled by stopping down the lens while still retaining the smooth tonality of a soft focus lens. Compatible with full-frame image sensors, this slightly longer-than-normal focal length pairs with the fast f/1.6 maximum aperture to excel in difficult lighting and achieve a shallow depth of field with controllable sharpness. Additionally, for increased creative versatility, the lens also offers a 1:2 maximum magnification and a minimum working distance of 5" for macro shooting. Housed within a black metal barrel, this lens also features smooth, dampened manual focus control to further benefit creative flexibility. Consistent with Lensbaby's aim of purveying selective focus capabilities and a unique velvety image quality, the Velvet 56mm f/1.6 is a versatile tool that marries classical looks with contemporary control.

  • Manual focus design with a smooth, dampened focusing movement is complemented by engraved focus distance indicators.
  • A 1:2 maximum magnification ratio and 5" minimum working distance enable working with close-up subjects.
  • The unique singlet-doublet-singlet lens design renders imagery with a soft, smooth, and glowing image quality reminiscent of mid-20th century portrait lenses.
  • Portrait-length 56mm focal length is compatible with full-frame format sensors as well as APS-C format sensors, where it will provide an 89.6mm equivalent focal length.
  • Fast f/1.6 maximum aperture offers extensive control over selective focus and shallow depth of field, and also benefits working in difficult lighting conditions.
  • Softness can be controlled by stopping-down the lens: when stopped-down to f/16, the image exhibits a smooth quality with greater central sharpness.
  • Black all-metal lens barrel with engraved aperture and focus markings.
  • Manual exposure control requires stop-down metering and manual setting of the aperture.

Lensbaby Velvet 56

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Product Lens
Creative Effect Soft and Velvety
Optic Swap Compatible No
Focal Length 56mm
Aperture f/1.6
Minimum Focusing Distance 5"
Format Compatibility APS-C and Full Frame
Focus Type Manual
Angle of View ----
Angle of Tilt
Filter Threads 62mm
Diaphragm Blades 9
Elements/ Groups 4 Elements/ 3 Groups
Dimensions 8.53cm (3.34") high x 7.2cm (2.8") wide
Weight 410 g (14.46oz)
  • Velvet 56
  • Metal Front Lens Cap
  • Rear Mount Cap
  • User Guide
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OVERVIEW

Create miniature macro worlds, rich landscapes, otherworldly street scenes, and more with our versatile Velvet 56 art lens.

Compose scenes that are lit from within, emanating glow at wide apertures. Shoot at darker apertures to give your photos a sharp, vintage look – with a subtle fall-off on the edges. Focus close to discover an entirely new, larger-than-life miniature world.

Reminiscent of classic 20th century lenses, the Canon EF mount Velvet 56mm f/1.6 Lens from Lensbabyproduces a uniquely soft, glowing image quality that is well-suited to making expressive and ethereal portraits. The overall softness can be controlled by stopping down the lens while still retaining the smooth tonality of a soft focus lens. Compatible with full-frame image sensors, this slightly longer-than-normal focal length pairs with the fast f/1.6 maximum aperture to excel in difficult lighting and achieve a shallow depth of field with controllable sharpness. Additionally, for increased creative versatility, the lens also offers a 1:2 maximum magnification and a minimum working distance of 5" for macro shooting. Housed within a black metal barrel, this lens also features smooth, dampened manual focus control to further benefit creative flexibility. Consistent with Lensbaby's aim of purveying selective focus capabilities and a unique velvety image quality, the Velvet 56mm f/1.6 is a versatile tool that marries classical looks with contemporary control.

  • Manual focus design with a smooth, dampened focusing movement is complemented by engraved focus distance indicators.
  • A 1:2 maximum magnification ratio and 5" minimum working distance enable working with close-up subjects.
  • The unique singlet-doublet-singlet lens design renders imagery with a soft, smooth, and glowing image quality reminiscent of mid-20th century portrait lenses.
  • Portrait-length 56mm focal length is compatible with full-frame format sensors as well as APS-C format sensors, where it will provide an 89.6mm equivalent focal length.
  • Fast f/1.6 maximum aperture offers extensive control over selective focus and shallow depth of field, and also benefits working in difficult lighting conditions.
  • Softness can be controlled by stopping-down the lens: when stopped-down to f/16, the image exhibits a smooth quality with greater central sharpness.
  • Black all-metal lens barrel with engraved aperture and focus markings.
  • Manual exposure control requires stop-down metering and manual setting of the aperture.

Lensbaby Velvet 56

Sample Images

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

SPECIFICATIONS

Product Lens
Creative Effect Soft and Velvety
Optic Swap Compatible No
Focal Length 56mm
Aperture f/1.6
Minimum Focusing Distance 5"
Format Compatibility APS-C and Full Frame
Focus Type Manual
Angle of View ----
Angle of Tilt
Filter Threads 62mm
Diaphragm Blades 9
Elements/ Groups 4 Elements/ 3 Groups
Dimensions 8.53cm (3.34") high x 7.2cm (2.8") wide
Weight 410 g (14.46oz)

IN THE BOX

  • Velvet 56
  • Metal Front Lens Cap
  • Rear Mount Cap
  • User Guide