Stories of the creatives behind the camera, as well as the amazing work they produce.

Watch Lensbaby shooters in action as they work through their creative process.

Advice, tips & tricks and more to  help you get the most out of your Lensbaby.

Each week we share our five favorite photos from your submissions & social shares.


Our classic creative effect - a round sweet spot of focus.

Find your edge - get a sharp slice of focus effect

Get your glow on - create an ethereal velvet effect.

Crazy curves ahead - striking swirly bokeh & vignette.

Explore the captivating effects that OMNI can create with this gallery of awe-inspiring imagery.

Sharp spot of focus + beautiful blur. 

Sharp slice of focus + smooth blur.

Radiant edge-to-edge glow. 

Swirly, twisty, striking bokeh.


Creative Photography

Earth Day is a time to celebrate the wonders of our planet and think critically about ways we can clean up our lifestyle and make the Earth more habitable. One way for photographers to honor this holiday is to get out with their kids and shoot the festivities with natural light photography. Utilizing natural light photography as well as effects such as the bokeh effect will keep energetic young ones in focus for all their Earth Day activities. In this blog, Emma Davis gives some photography tips and explains some of the ways photographers can enjoy time with kids on this special holiday.
  • 6 min read
Have you ever looked up at the sky and wondered what it would look like if it were raining stars? I have always been fascinated by all things that sparkle at night. . . lightning bugs, thunderstorms, fireworks, and especially STARS. Now I enjoy capturing them in my photography.
  • 7 min read
After a few years of photographing the winter slides, the repetitive trampoline tricks, and the classic chalk drawing on the driveway, you might find yourself bored by these activities. Your little voice keeps saying to shoot, but your camera has begun to gather dust, slowly but surely.
  • 5 min read
There is something special about the unconditional love a dog gives that warms my heart. My husband and I have seven kids, two dogs, and a gecko. Two of our seven children are grown and have left the house.
  • 5 min read
Macro converters are a quick and easy way to upgrade your lens. Learn how to connect and remove your Lensbaby converters with this easy-to-follow video!
  • 1 min read
When using the sun as your light source, you only need your camera and natural light. But as simple as that sounds, it’s not just a point-and-shoot process. To capture beautiful portraits, you have to understand how to make the light work for you.
  • 4 min read
Ease of mind, peace in the body, fields of quiet contemplation. There are countless routes to such destinations. Inhales and exhales are the usual suspects, no matter the chosen course. Not the mechanical inhales and exhales which sustain our physical selves. Rather, the variety which nourishes the soul - not restricted to meditation or prayer or any other framed view.
  • 2 min read
You may have heard of this moment of the day. For me, it's one of the most magical times to take pictures. It is that moment of the day when the sun is about to hide, the sea becomes dark, and the sky becomes golden, orange, or even fuchsia!
  • 3 min read
Recently, Lensbaby came out with a new lens, the Spark 2.0. Since its release, I have gotten many questions about whether it is worth buying over the Composer Pro II. I wanted to explain more comprehensively to anyone who has questions and address the differences, similarities, and the individual pros & cons of each lens, as well as my personal opinion.
  • 5 min read

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