Lensbaby 3G A-mount lens review by ihlbcn

reviewer#3131 date: Jan-5-2008
sharpness: 4
color: 4
build: 4
distortion: 4
flare control: 4
overall: 4
tested on:
  • film camera:Film camera
  • APS-C: 6MP6 MP; 10MP10 MP; 12MP12 MP; 14MP14 MP; 16MP16 MP; 20MP20 MP; 24MP24 MP
  • full frame: 12MP12 MP24MP24 MP36MP36 MP42MP42 MP
ownership:I own this lens
compared to:SAL 50mm 1.4
SAL 85mm 1.4 CZ

price paid:200 USD
positive:- Fun to use
negative:- The line between real distorsion and beautiful images is really short.
comment:This lens is a must in any semi pro bag, this lens is not very sharp, is not easy to use but it's fantastic to play with it. I used it always at f2.8. I have also the wide angle and tele convertor, I have also the macro lenses... the wide angle is very useful and the macro lenses are very good, the lens achieve a good sharpness even using those extra lenses.



rating summary

lens image
  • total reviews: 4
  • sharpness: 4.63
  • color: 4.25
  • build: 4.00
  • distortion: 4.75
  • flare control: 3.75
  • overall: 4.28
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