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New Lensbaby Lenses at Photokina 2008

The Compose the Muse and the Control Freak are not some new object d\' art but three new Lensbaby lenses. T

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The Compose the Muse and the Control Freak are not some new object d' art but three new Lensbaby lenses. The new lenses feature the Lensbaby Optic Swap System and extra optics are available as optional accessories. All the details after the jump.

Product Pricing and Specs

The Composer – Smooth and Precise

• Priced at US$270

• Ships with the Double Glass optic installed (a multi-coated optical glass doublet)

• Features the Lensbaby Optic Swap system

• Focal Length: 50mm

• Focus Type: Manual

• Features a unique barrel focusing ring that becomes more sensitive (requiring greater rotation to move the optic in and out) as you approach infinity, making it easier to focus on subjects from 10 feet to infinity.

• Aperture Type: Interchangeable levitating aperture disks

• Apertures: f/2, f/2.8, f/4, f/5.6, f/8, f/11, f/16, f/22

• Minimum Focus: about 18" (46cm) / Maximum Focus: Infinity

• Size/Weight: 2.5" (6.35cm) high x 2.5" (6.35cm) wide / 5.5 oz (155.9g)

The Muse – Fast and loose

• Priced at US $150 with the Double Glass optic installed; US $100 with the Plastic optic installed

• Ships with either the Double Glass optic installed or the Plastic optic installed.

• Features the Lensbaby Optic Swap system

• Focal Length: right around 50mm

• Focus Type: Manual...Fingertip, actually

• Aperture Type: Interchangeable levitating aperture disks

• Aperture: f/2, f/2.8, f/4, f/5.6, f/8

• Minimum Focus: approximately 12" (30 cm) / Maximum Focus: Infinity and beyond

• Size/Weight: 2" (5.08cm) high x 2.5" (6.35cm) wide / 3.7 oz. (104.9g)

The Control Freak – Step-by-step

• Priced at US$270

• Ships with the Double Glass Optic installed

• Features the Lensbaby Optic Swap system

• Focal Length: 50mm

• Focus Type: Manual/Fingertip, with barrel fine focus

• Aperture Type: Interchangeable levitating aperture disks

• Aperture: f/2, f/2.8, f/4, f/5.6, f/8, f/11, f/16, f/22

• Minimum Focus: approximately 12" (30 cm) / Maximum Focus: Infinity

• Size/Weight: 3" (7.62cm) high x 3" (7.62cm) wide / 5.7 oz. (161.6 grams)

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