Lensbaby Velvet 56mm f/1.6 SE Lens for Canon EF (Silver)
Product #41656 | SKU LBV56SEC
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Lensbaby Velvet 56mm f/1.6 SE Lens for Canon EF (Silver)

Product #41656 | SKU LBV56SEC
In stock with supplier Usually Ships in 2 - 3 Weeks


EF Mount Lens/Full-Frame Format, Aperture Range: f/1.6 to f/16
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  • Product: #41656
  • SKU: LBV56SEC
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Overview

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  • Lensbaby Velvet 56
  • Lensbaby Velvet 56 Reminiscent of classic 20th century lenses, the Canon EF mount Velvet 56mm f/1.6 SOE Lens from Lensbaby produces 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 silver 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.

Key Features

  • 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.
  • The unique singlet-doublet-singlet lens design renders imagery with a soft, smooth, and glowing image quality reminiscent of mid-20th century portrait lenses.
  • 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.
  • A 1:2 maximum magnification ratio and 5" minimum working distance enable working with close-up subjects.
  • Silver edition lens features a clear anodised coating, silver-coloured metal barrel, and engraved aperture and focus markings.
  • Manual focus design with a smooth, dampened focusing movement is complemented by engraved focus distance indicators.
  • Manual exposure control requires stop-down metering and manual setting of the aperture.

Specifications

Focal Length 56mm
Comparable 35mm Equivalent on APS-C Format Focal Length: 89.6mm
Aperture Maximum: f/1.6
Minimum: f/16
Mount Type Canon EF
Format Compatibility Full-frame or APS-C
Minimum Focus Distance 5" / 12.7 cm (working distance, from front of lens)
Maximum Magnification 1:2
Elements/Groups 4 elements in 3 groups
Autofocus No
Filter Thread 62 mm
Dimensions (Ø x L) 3.4 x 2.8" / 86 x 72 mm
Weight 14.1 oz / 400 g

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  • Product: Lensbaby Velvet 56mm f/1.6 SE Lens for Canon EF (Silver)
  • Manufacturer: Lensbaby
  • Model: LBV56SEC
  • SKU: LBV56SEC
  • RM Product #: 41656
  • Zooms/Primes: Prime Lenses
  • Lens Type: Standard