Lensbaby have announced their latest lens, the Velvet 28mm F2.5.
It will be available in a range of different camera mounts including Sony E-mount for both full-frame and APS-C cameras.
This speciality lens adds a ‘velvety glow’ to images when shot wide open, but the effect becomes less pronounced as you step down.
The lens is constructed of eight elements in seven groups, features a 12-blade aperture, uses a 67mm front filter and also can capture 1:2 ratio macro images with a minimum focusing distance of 14cm (5.5”).
The Lensbaby Velvet 28mm F2.5 is already available to pre-order for around $550 / $519 and should be shipping very soon.
Aperture range: f/2.5 to f/22
Lens optical construction: 8 Elements in 7 Groups
Aperture blades: 12
Minimum focusing distance: 5.5″ / 13.97 cm
Filter size: 67 mm
Dimensions (L x W x H): 2.85 x 2.85 x 2.5″ (7.24 x 7.24 x 6.34cm)
Weight: 1.04 lbs (471.74g)
Further information and samples photos are available on the Lensbaby website.
* Pre-order the Lensbaby Velvet 28mm F2.5 Lens
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