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Sol 45

Similar to the Sol 22, but compatible with a multitude of cameras, the Sol 45 is one of the best camera lenses for canon, and makes selective focus photography as easy as tilt, focus, shoot! This compact lens creates a spot of focus effect surrounded by smooth bokeh that allows you to separate the subject of your piece from the background.

Find a use for the Sol 45 in every discipline from portrait photography to macro photography!

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SPECS AND DETAILS

Make selective focus photography as easy as tilt, focus,shoot with the Sol 45! This compact lens creates a sweet spot of focus effect surrounded by smooth bokeh.
Texture aperture adds texture to out of focus areas in an image
Tilts 8.5 degrees so sweet spot is always on APS-C and 4/3rds sensors
Locks straight ahead for 0 degree tilt


SPECS AND DETAILS:

Focal Length: 45mm
Primary Effect: Sweet Spot
Optic Swap Compatible: No
Aperture Range: Fixed f/3.5 with f/5 Texture Aperture
Minimum Focus Distance: 355mm (14in)
46mm filter threads
Format Compatibility:35mm Full Frame; APS-C; and 4/3rds Sensors
Camera Compatibility: SLR and MIL cameras
Focus Type: Manual barrel focus
Diagonal Angle of View: Full Frame: 51.4°; APS-C (1.5x): 34.9°; 4/3rds: 21.8°
Angle of Tilt: 8.5 degrees
Diaphragm Blades: None
Elements/Groups: 3 elements / 2 groups
Coating: Broadband multi coated anti-reflective

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SPECS AND DETAILS

Focal Length: 45mm
Primary Effect: Sweet Spot
Optic Swap Compatible: No
Aperture Range: Fixed f/3.5 with f/5 Texture Aperture
Minimum Focus Distance: 355mm (14in)
46mm filter threads
Format Compatibility:35mm Full Frame; APS-C; and 4/3rds Sensors
Camera Compatibility: SLR and MIL cameras
Focus Type: Manual barrel focus
Diagonal Angle of View: Full Frame: 51.4°; APS-C (1.5x): 34.9°; 4/3rds: 21.8°
Angle of Tilt: 8.5 degrees
Diaphragm Blades: None
Elements/Groups: 3 elements / 2 groups
Coating: Broadband multi coated anti-reflective

WHY Sol 45

"Shooting with the Sol 45 is a blast! It's simple to use and renewed the magic of using a Lensbaby for me."
- Kathleen Clemons

"Out of all the Lensbaby lenses I've shot with, this has been my favorite. The focal length is wonderful and I'm able to use it for just about every genre of photography genre, from macro to lifestyle."
- Meg Loeks

"The Sol 45 is so unique in its style. It gives me a new perspective and an original way to capture photos and videos."
- Ryad Guelmaoui

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    Sol 45

    Similar to the Sol 22, but compatible with a multitude of cameras, the Sol 45 is one of the best camera lenses for canon, and makes selective focus photography as easy as tilt, focus, shoot! This compact lens creates a spot of focus effect surrounded by smooth bokeh that allows you to separate the subject of your piece from the background.

    Find a use for the Sol 45 in every discipline from portrait photography to macro photography!

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