Lensbaby Velvet 56 is a new portrait lens with a 56mm focal length, maximum reproduction ratio of 1:2 and maximum aperture of f/1.6.
The regular black Velvet 56 model has a price tag for $499.95 and the silver Velvet SE variant will be priced at $599.95.
Lensbaby claims the lens produces ‘soft, glowing’ effects at brighter apertures for a ‘velvety’ quality the lens is named for. Here are the first sample images and movies of the newly announced Lensbaby Velvet 56mm f/1.6 lens.
Lensbaby Velvet 56mm f/1.6 Lens Sample Images
Lensbaby Velvet 56mm f/1.6 Lens Videos
Velvet 56 Specs and Features
- 1:2 Macro
- 62mm filter
- Focuses from 5″ from front element to infinity
- Metal lens hood included with Velvet 56 lenses for mirrorless cameras only
- Dimensions (DSLR) 86mm at infinity to 112mm at Macro, 71.96mm diameter
- Dimensions (mirrorless without hood) 94mm Infinity to 120mm at Macro
- Weight ~400 grams