Lensbaby Velvet 56mm f/1.6 Lens Sample Images & Movies

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

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Lensbaby Velvet 56mm f/1.6 Lens Videos



Velvet 56 Specs and Features

  • f/1.6-16
  • 1:2 Macro
  • 56mm
  • 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