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We have received a lot of questions about finding photography inspiration during the dull and grey winter days. And while the gear is usually not what takes the first spot on our shows in order to find new creativity, sometimes a unique piece of gear can help you to see your surroundings in a new way.
And one company that has been dedicated to making this kind of gear and accessories is Lensbaby. Marco invited Lensbaby founder and CCO Craig Strong to the show to get some behind the scenes insight on how Craig came up with the initial idea of the first Lensbaby and how the company and product line has evolved since then. And which of the current lenses will help you to achieve what effect.
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Here are the links to the Lensbaby products that Marco and Craig cover on the show:
Lensbaby Composer Pro 2
This lens uses an optic swap system that offers different flexibility for different effects.
Sweet 35mm Optic f2.5 - (spot of focus surrounded by blur effect)
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Sweet 50mm Optic f2.5 - (spot of focus surrounded by blur effect)
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Edge 35mm Optic f3.5 - (Slice of focus effect)
Amazon Germany: https://amzn.to/2vstcJN
Edge 50mm Optic f3.2 - (Slice of focus effect)
Amazon Germany: https://amzn.to/32BNNYm
Sol 22mm - (Selective-Focus Lens for m4/3)
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Sol 45mm - (Selective-Focus Lens for APS-C & FF)
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Trio 28mm - (Compact 3 in 1 lens with three different effects)
Amazon Germany: https://amzn.to/2uNaH2w
Burnside 35mm - (Swirling bokeh plus outer Vignette effect)
Amazon Germany: https://amzn.to/2PBvPQo
Twist 60mm - (Sharp center subject with a twisty background effect)
Amazon Germany: https://amzn.to/2VxNGeH
Velvet 56mm - (Soft velvet glow wide open and crisp vintage look stopped down + Macro)
Amazon Germany: https://amzn.to/2Tw5Gn6
Velvet 85mm - (Soft velvet glow wide open and crisp vintage look stopped down + Macro)
Amazon Germany: https://amzn.to/2vsvNU5
Marco captured this image with a Lensbaby Composer Pro and edited it with Luminar 4 & AI Sky Replacement tool.
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