Lensbaby has added a third member of its Velvet special-effects lens range. The Lensbaby Velvet 28 offers a wide-angle focal length and a maximum aperture of f/2.5. Like the Velvet 56 and Velvet 85, it offers photographers a dream-like soft-focus effect - that allows you to alter the amount of 'glow' in an image through adjusting the aperture.
A new feature provided by this new wide option for the Velvet family is close focusing. The prime lens allows you to focus down to just 5cm (2 inches).
Specifications & pricing
Focal Length: 28mm
Mounts: Canon EF, Canon RF, Fujifilm X, MFT, Nikon F, Nikon Z, Sony E
Full frame: Yes
Image stabilization: No
Lens structure: 8 elements in 7 groups
Min. focusing distance: 0.05m / 2in
Max. magnification: 1:2 (0.5X)
Filter thread: 67mm
Dimensions: 72.4cm x 72.4cm x 63.4mm / 2.85 x 2.85 x 2.5 in
Weight: 472g / 16oz
The Lensbaby Velvet 28 will retail for $549.95 / £519.
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