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Lensbaby Composer Pro II w/ Sweet 50 Optic

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Lensbaby Composer Pro II w/ Sweet 50 Optic review: specs and price

Lensbaby Composer Pro II w/ Sweet 50 Optic
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Lensbaby Composer Pro II w/ Sweet 50 Optic

Why is Lensbaby Composer Pro II w/ Sweet 50 Optic better than the average?

  • Wide aperture (main camera)
    ?

    f/2.50 vsf/2.84
  • Widest aperture at maximum focal length
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    2.5fvs3.3f
  • Minimum focal length
    ?

    50mmvs51.11mm
  • Minimum focus distance
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    0.38mvs0.56m
  • Weight
    184.3gvs655.31g
  • Aperture blades
    ?

    12vs8.35
  • Smallest aperture at minimum focal length
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    22fvs21.7f

Price comparison

General info

1.Weather-sealed (splashproof)
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The device is protected with extra seals to prevent failures caused by dust, raindrops, and water splashes. Show more

For example

Leica APO-Summicron-SL 50mm f/2 ASPH

Lensbaby Composer Pro II w/ Sweet 50 Optic
2.minimum focal length
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A shorter minimum focal length allows you to get more of the scene in the photo, and offers a wider angle of view than longer focal lengths.

Best

Canon EF 35mm F/2 IS USM

0.24mm

50mm

3.maximum focal length
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A longer maximum focal length allows you to focus in on a small part of a scene, and offers a narrower angle of view than shorter focal lengths.

Best

Sigma 300-800mm F5.6 EX DG APO HSM

800mm

50mm

4.weight
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Best

Canon EF 400mm F/4 DO IS II USM

2.1g

184.3g

5.Includes lens hood
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It comes with a lens hood so that you don’t have to buy it separately. These are used to block strong light sources, such as the sun, from the lens to prevent glare and lens flare.

For example

Leica APO-Summicron-SL 50mm f/2 ASPH

Lensbaby Composer Pro II w/ Sweet 50 Optic
6.Front element doesn't rotate
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The front element doesn’t rotate. This is important if you use filters, as some such as polarising or gradient filters have to be orientated a certain way.

For example

Tamron SP 35mm f/1.4 Di USD

Lensbaby Composer Pro II w/ Sweet 50 Optic

Optics

1.has built-in optical image stabilization
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Optical image stabilization uses gyroscopic sensors to detect the vibrations of the camera. The lens adjusts the optical path accordingly, ensuring that any type of motion blur is corrected before the sensor captures the image. Show more

For example

Sony FE 200-600mm f/5.6-6.3 G OSS

Lensbaby Composer Pro II w/ Sweet 50 Optic
2.optical zoom
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The zoom range is the ratio between the longest and shortest focal lengths. A higher zoom range means that the lens is more versatile.

Best

Tamron 18-400mm f/3.5-6.3 Di II VC HLD

22.2x

1x

Aperture

1.wide aperture (main camera)
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With a wider aperture the sensor can capture more light, helping to avoid blur by enabling a faster shutter speed. It also provides a shallow depth of field, allowing you to blur the background to focus attention on the subject. Show more

Best

Nikon Nikkor Z 58mm f/0.95 S Noct

f/0.95

f/2.50

2.widest aperture at maximum focal length
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With a wider aperture the sensor can capture more light, helping to avoid blur by enabling a faster shutter speed. It also provides a shallow depth of field, allowing you to blur the background to focus attention on the subject.

Best

Nikon Nikkor Z 58mm f/0.95 S Noct

0.95f

2.5f

3.Has rounded aperture blades
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Similar to the number of aperture blades, rounded blades affect the way the light gets through to the sensor. Rounded blades, often only found on more expensive lenses, improve the appearance of the out-of-focus areas. This allows you to attain better, softer looking bokeh in your photos.

Lensbaby Composer Pro II w/ Sweet 50 Optic
4.aperture blades
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The aperture controls how much light gets through to the camera’s sensor. More blades is often an indicator of a better quality lens. It also allows you to achieve much nicer looking bokeh when blurring out your background, whereas a lens with less blades will often produce harsher, more polygonal bokeh.

Best

Leica Thambar-M 90mm f/2.2

20

12

5.smallest aperture at maximum focal length
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A smaller aperture reduces the amount of light reaching the sensor. This is important in bright conditions where a wider aperture could result in your image being overexposed. Another advantage is that with a smaller aperture you get a greater depth of field, and can keep all of the image in focus.

Best

Tamron 100-400mm f/4.5-6.3 Di VC USD

45f

22f

6.smallest aperture at minimum focal length
?

A smaller aperture reduces the amount of light reaching the sensor. This is important in bright conditions where a wider aperture could result in your image being overexposed. Another advantage is that with a smaller aperture you get a greater depth of field, and can keep all of the image in focus.

Best

Canon TS-E 135mm f/4L Macro

45f

22f

Focus

1.Has focus motor
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Lenses with a built-in focus motor can autofocus even if the camera does not have its own focus motor.

For example

Leica APO-Summicron-SL 50mm f/2 ASPH

Lensbaby Composer Pro II w/ Sweet 50 Optic
2.Can focus to infinity
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Many lenses allow you to focus to infinity. This is essential when you wish to take photos including far off objects, such as when shooting landscapes, in order to make sure everything is sharp and in focus.

Lensbaby Composer Pro II w/ Sweet 50 Optic
3.minimum focus distance
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This is the closest distance that the lens can focus. A shorter minimum focus distance allows you to get closer to your subject, and is particularly important when doing macro photography.

Best

Lensbaby Circular Fisheye

0.01m

0.38m

4.has a silent focus motor built into the lens
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Lenses with built-in focus motor focus faster and more quietly than lenses without a focus motor which rely on the camera's body focus motor.

For example

Leica APO-Summicron-SL 50mm f/2 ASPH

Lensbaby Composer Pro II w/ Sweet 50 Optic
5.Has full-time manual focus
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With full-time manual focus, you can move the focus ring whilst it is in AF (autofocus) mode. This means that you can make manual adjustments once the AF has finished, without changing to manual mode.

Lensbaby Composer Pro II w/ Sweet 50 Optic

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