(From Lensbaby literature)
Lensbaby Edge 80 Optic
The Edge 80 Optic is a 80mm, flat field of focus optic with a 12-blade adjustable aperture and is compatible with all Lensbaby lens bodies. When tilted, the Edge 80 delivers a slice of tack sharp focus through the image, bordered by soft blur. When pointed straight ahead, the Edge 80 can be used just like a high-quality straight lens.
When tilted, the size of that slice of focus depends upon the aperture used, and the placement of the slice of focus depends upon the degree and direction of tilt. Rotating the aperture dial on the front of the optic changes between apertures from f/2.8 through f/22.
The Edge 80 also features a special close-focus function. Photographers can extend the front of the optic to focus as close as 17" away from their subject. Want to see even closer? Add on the Lensbaby Macro Converter.
The Edge 80 Optic is part of the Lensbaby Optic Swap™ System.
An incredibly versatile portrait lens, Edge 80 can also be used to great effect in any situation that lends itself to selective focus - from food photography to giving landscapes a "miniature" appearance.
The Edge 80 has 46mm threads so it is not compatible with the Lensbaby 37mm thread accessories.
- Focal Length: 80mm
- 12-blade internal aperture, controlled by dial on the front of the optic
- Aperture range from f/2.8 through f/22
- Flat field of focus optic (when tilted, creates a slice of shart focus, bordered by blur)
- Minimum focusing distance: approximately 17" when the optic is extended forward in macro mode and fully tilted
- Maximum focusing distance: infinity
- 5 multi-coated glass elements, in four groups
- Compatible with Composer Pro, Composer, Scout, Muse, Control Freak lens bodies*
- 46mm front threads (will only work with the Lensbaby Macro Converter and not the 37mm Lensbaby Accessories)
- Price: US$300.00
*The Edge 80 Optic is not compatible with the Composer with Tilt Transformer for Micro 4/3rds and Sony NEX cameras.
Recommended Lensbaby Products for use with Edge 80 Optic:
- Lensbaby Composer Pro (LBCPC, LBCPN, LBCPS, LBCPP, LBCPO)
- Lensbaby Composer (LBCC, LBCN, LBCS, LBCP, LBCO)
- Lensbaby Muse (LBM2C, LBM2N, LBM2S, LBM2P, LBM2O, LBMPC, LBMPN, LBMPS, LBMPPO)
- Lensbaby Control Freak (LBCFC, LBCFN, LBCFS, LBCFP, LBCFO)
- Lensbaby Scout (LBSFEC, LBSFEN, LBSFES, LBSFEP, LBSFEO)
- Edge 80 Optic
- Ships with clear plastic storage case and removal tool
- Microfiber lens cloth
- User guide
See our Lensbaby Edge 80 Optic review on imaging-resource.com, or post your own review below!