Lensbaby 3G A-mount lens review by svjetlana

reviewer#4983 date: Mar-8-2009
sharpness: 5
color: 5
build: 5
distortion: 5
flare control: 5
overall: 5
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:Minolta 50mm F/2.8 macro
Tamron 70-300mm F/4-5.6 macro
price paid:250 USD (new)
positive:versatile
bokeh
colour
3D feel
compact
negative:expensive
comment:Capable of producing beautiful, dreamy "paintings" if properly used. It could be very sharp, but the best results are achieved when not used like ordinary lens. Excellent colours, extraordinary bokeh, endless possibilities. I use it always at F/2 for maximum effect. Sometimes I use it's macro kit (close-up filters) for enhancing the effect even more.

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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