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Lensbaby Announced Composer Pro With Edge 50 Optic Share This on LinkedIn   Share This on Google   Tweet This   Forward This

21 October 2015

Lensbaby has announced the new Composer Pro II with Edge 50 Optic, a 50mm f3.2 metal-bodied tilt lens.

Lens Babies. CPII in front with Spark, Circular Fisheye and Velvet 56 in background.

Craig Strong, Lensbaby co-founder and chief creative officer, said, "Composer Pro II with Edge 50 builds on the history and success of the original Composer Pro with a look and feel equal to the industrial design of Velvet 56, our high-end classic portrait lens."

SPECIFICATIONS

Specifications for the Composer Pro with Edge 50 Optic include:

COMPOSER PRO WITH EDGE 50 OPTIC SPECIFICATIONS
Focal Length 50mm
Aperture Range f3.2 to f22
Diaphragm Nine-blade internal aperture
Focus Flat field optic
Manual focusing
Focusing Range Eight inches to infinity
Filter 46mm filter threads
Mounts Canon EF, Nikon F, Sony Alpha A, Pentax K, Fuji X, Sony Alpha E, Micro Four Thirds and Samsung NX
Tilt Up to 15 degrees
Optical Design Eight multi-coated glass element in six groups
Compatible with the Lensbaby Optic Swap System
Dimensions, Weight 3.25 inches high by 2.5 inches wide
10 oz.

PRICE, AVAILABILITY

Composer Pro II with Edge 50 Optic retails for $424.95 and is available at lensbaby.com, B&H, Adorama and from select specialty photo stores worldwide.

For more information see the news release below.

Lensbaby Announces New and Improved Composer Pro II with Edge 50 Optic at PhotoPlus Expo

Latest product in Lensbaby's Optic Swap System offers high-quality, versatile 50mm tilt lens

PORTLAND, Ore. and NEW YORK -- Lensbaby, providing creative effects lenses to photographers that ignite their creativity and expand their unique visions of the world, today announced the new Composer Pro II with Edge 50 Optic, adding another powerful and creative tool to their Optic Swap System. The product will make its public debut during PhotoPlus Expo, being held Oct. 21-24 at the Javits Convention Center, New York City. Composer Pro II with Edge 50 Optic is designed for shooters ranging from avid enthusiasts and serious hobbyists to semiprofessional dSLR and mirrorless photographers.

Composer Pro II with Edge 50 Optic is a high-quality, 50mm f3.2 upgraded metal-bodied tilt lens that lets you control depth of field in-camera for an authentic, immersive shooting experience. Photographers can use the lens to create images with a sharp slice of focus bordered by silky, smooth blur. The lens body swivels and tilts on a smooth metal ball and socket design, providing a fast and intuitive way to switch between traditional straight lens photos and tilt photography. Using selective focus, shooters can lead the viewers' eyes on a unique journey through landscapes, close-ups, miniature effects, street photography and food photos.

"Since the beginning, Lensbaby's products have inspired new levels of creativity where the limits of traditional lenses have been reached," said Craig Strong, Lensbaby Co-founder & Chief Creative Officer. "Composer Pro II with Edge 50 builds on the history and success of the original Composer Pro with a look and feel equal to the industrial design of Velvet 56, our high-end classic portrait lens. Lensbaby provides the most unique and creative camera lenses anywhere."

Composer Pro II with Edge 50 Optic provides a gateway to an endless supply of creativity tools. Compatible with the Lensbaby Optic Swap System, it provides limitless options for photographers to swap optics in an out of the Composer Pro II lens body to change effect and focal length.

Visitors to PhotoPlus Expo can view a demo of the Composer Pro II with Edge 50 Optic at the exhibit hall, booth #372.

Specifications

Composer Pro II with Edge 50 Optic specs:

  • Focal Length: 50mm
  • Aperture range: f3.2 through f22
  • 9-blade internal aperture
  • Flat field optic (creates a slice of sharp focus)
  • Minimum focusing distance: 8" from the front of the lens
  • Maximum focusing distance: Infinity
  • Focus Type: Manual
  • Size/Weight: 3.25" (8.25 cm) high x 2.5" (6.35cm) wide / 10 oz (283.49 g)
  • Tilt: up to 15 degrees
  • Compatible with the Lensbaby Optic Swap System
  • 8 multi-coated glass elements in 6 groups
  • 46mm filter threads

Availability

The $424.95 Composer Pro II with Edge 50 Optic is available for Canon EF, Nikon F, Sony Alpha A, Pentax K, Fuji X, Sony Alpha E, Micro 4/3rds and Samsung NX. Lensbaby products are available at lensbaby.com, B&H, Adorama and from select specialty photo stores worldwide.

Note: Edge 80 Optic, Sweet 35 and Sweet 50 are currently available with the original Composer Pro only.


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