LENSBABY Velvet 56mm Canon RF F/1.6

LENSBABY Velvet 56mm Canon RF F/1.6

LENSBABY Velvet 56mm Canon RF F/1.6

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Reminiscent of classic 20th century lenses, the LENSBABY Velvet 56mm Canon RF F/1.6 Lens produces a uniquely soft, glowing image quality that is well-suited to making expressive and ethereal portraits.

Ypu can control the overall softness by stopping down the lens while still retaining the smooth tonality of a soft focus lens. Compatible with full-frame 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 13cm for macro shooting. Housed within a black 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.

 

  • MPN - LBV56BCRF
  • GTIN - 858285007524
Focal Length56mm
Maximum Aperturef/1.6
Minimum Aperturef/16
Lens MountCanon RF
Format CompatibilityFull-Frame
Minimum Focus Distance5" / 12.7 cm
Maximum Magnification0.5x
Optical Design4 Elements in 3 Groups
Focus TypeManual Focus
Image StabilizationNo
Filter Size62 mm (Front)
Dimensions (ø x L)2.83 x 3.74" / 72 x 95 mm
Weight14.11 oz / 400 g
  • Portrait-length 56mm focal length is compatible with Canon RF-mount cameras with full-frame-format sensors.
  • 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 13cm minimum working distance enable working with close-up subjects.
  • 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.