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Lensbaby''s New Twist 60 Lens Exudes Pure Magic of Vintage Photography

Company's Love of Old Lenses Inspires New Creativity With Classic Image Elements Optimized for Full Frame Photographers

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(businesspress24) - PORTLAND, OR -- (Marketwired) -- 04/12/16 -- , makers of award-winning creative effects lenses, optics and accessories, today announced the availability of the Twist 60 lens. Twist 60 helps creative photographers find their visual voice by seeing the world differently.

This metal-bodied non-tilting 60mm f/2.5 lens with gold anodized accents creates powerful portraits, spotlighting subjects by freeing them from their background and surrounding them with swirly blur and enhanced vignette. The brighter the aperture, the greater the swirl and the greater the vignette.

"Twist 60 embodies our love of old lenses and their unique ways of helping photographers discover creative possibilities," said Craig Strong, Lensbaby Co-Founder & Chief Creative Officer. "True to an 1840 design by Joseph Petzval, this lens reveals striking separation between subjects and their background, a quality that modern lens designs lack."

12 blade f/2.5-22 aperture

60mm focal length

Twisty, swirly blur

Recommended for use on full frame cameras

Available in Canon EF, Nikon F, and Sony E mounts

4 elements in 3 groups

Filter threads: 46mm

Black anodized body with gold anodized aperture ring

Minimum focus distance - 18"

Twist 60 lens retails for $279.95 and is available via pre-order beginning April 12, 2016 (shipping May 5th, 2016). Twist 60 Optic will also be sold separately for use with other Lensbaby Optic Swap System-compatible lenses. It retails for $179.95. For best results, when using it in a tilting Lensbaby such as the Composer Pro, photographers should shoot with Twist 60 pointed straight ahead. Lensbaby products are available at , B&H, Adorama, and from select specialty photo stores worldwide.

For over a decade, photographers have relied on Portland, Oregon based Lensbaby to help them break free of routine, tinker, and open themselves up to unexpected results -- dancing, playing and delighting in what''s possible with a creative lens and their imagination.

Lensbaby makes award-winning creative effects lenses, optics and accessories that follow this philosophy, including the , a versatile portrait and macro lens; their unique , which lets photographers swap their optic and tilt their lens for limitless effects; and that transform everyday smartphone photography. Lensbaby products are sold and distributed worldwide. For more information, visit

Jeff Denenholz


Jerome Bruhn and Associates
206-437-9810


Keri Friedman
Director of Marketing
Lensbaby
503-278-3288



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Date: 04/12/2016 - 13:00
Language: English
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