Lensbaby Sol 45 at a glance:
- Canon EF-Mount Lens
- Metal Body with Tilt from 0-8.5°
- Fixed f/3.5 Aperture
- Manual Focus
- Minimum Focus Distance: 14″
- Filter Diameter: 46mm
- 2-Blade, Adjustable Diaphragm
Lensbaby released a new lens made for creative minds on a budget (it’s $199.95), the Lensbaby Sol 45. With an 8.5° of tilt, the Lensbaby Sol 45 lets you easily isolate a subject within the frame and surround it in blur and smooth bokeh. The Lensbaby Sol 45 can be ordered at B&H Photo or directly on Lensbaby’s site.
Photography Blog has a review, DPReview a sample gallery.
Press release (via Photography Blog):
Lensbaby Inspires New Audiences With the Fun and Accessible Sol 45
A tool to inspire. A tool to be bold. A tool to build memories.
Portland, OR (August 7th) – Lensbaby—makers of award-winning creative effects lenses, optics and accessories—announces the launch of their most playful and accessible lens yet, the Sol 45.
“Sol 45 opens up a new creative experience for those who want to dip their toes in the Lensbaby pool,” said Craig Strong Lensbaby Co-Founder and CCO. “Sol inspires visual artists to find new and fun ways to see their world by creating unique images in camera – no filters needed.”
The Sol 45 responds to those curious and insightful individuals who desire intention, imagination, and passion within each experience they live. This fixed aperture lens features an ease-of-use that injects the classic Lensbaby energy into images while creating a fun photography experience that benefits from the creation of unique photos that are representative of the users’ passions.