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.

GET INSPIRED & LEARN FROM OTHER CREATIVES

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.

EXPLORE EXTRAORDINARY LENSBABY IMAGERY

The #ShootExtraordinary Summer Giveaway

We're giving away over $7500 in photography tools to start your summer off with a creative bang!

As we head into the best time of year to create, we at Lensbaby along with our amazing partners in this giveaway want to push you further in your creative journey by equipping you with everything you need to take your photography from ordinary to extraordinary!
 

Contest entry ends July 15th, 2020

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#SHOOTEXTRAORDINARY Prizes!

Grand Prize (One Winner):
 

$1000 Lensbaby Gift Card + Lensbaby OMNI Bundle

$2500 Sony A7iii + 50mm

$1,900 Level Up Membership

$500 Magmod 24” Octo Pro kit

$450 Holdfast + Fundy Streetwise Bag

$348 SLR Lounge Premium Membership

 
Additional Prizes:
 
3 - $250 Lensbaby.com Gift Cards
4 - $100 Lensbaby.com Gift Cards
5 - $50 Lensbaby.com Gift Cards
 
Winners will be selected by random draw. Must be 18 to enter. Prizes cannot be redeemed for cash or exchange. For full contest details:
 
Eligible for : The United States, Canada, Australia, Austria, Finland, France, Greenland, Germany Iceland, Ireland, Italy, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland, Romania and the UK, Mexico, and New Zealand

PRIZES

$1000 Gift Card


LET’S MAKE THINGS NO ONE HAS EVER SEEN BEFORE.
THINGS THAT MAKE PEOPLE TALK, SEE AND FEEL. DIFFERENT. LET’S BE SURPRISING. BY LOOKING FOR ANSWERS TO QUESTIONS NO ONE’S ASKING.
BY CATCHING MOMENTS THAT MAY OR MAY NOT EXIST. BY EMBRACING ALL THE WEIRD PARTS OF OURSELVES THAT MAKE US, US.
THE UNUSUAL. THE UNEXPECTED. THE UNBELIEVABLE.
LET’S REVEAL THE BEAUTY THAT ONLY THOSE DIFFERENCES CAN CREATE.
LET’S CAPTURE THE UNCAPTURED.
LET’S SHOOT EXTRAORDINARY.

- SONY A7iii with 50mm Sony A Lens -

 

  • 24MP Full-Frame Exmor R BSI CMOS Sensor
  • BIONZ X Image Processor & Front-End LSI
  • 693-Point Hybrid AF System
  • UHD 4K30p Video with HLG & S-Log3 Gammas
  • 50MM Sony A Lens
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($2500 Retail Value)

- Holdfast Streetwise Bag-

Street photography requires you to get up close and personal and, at times, jump into the middle of the action around you. Having your camera at the ready to capture every aspect of the surrounding scene is essential.

 

($450 Retail Value)

- 1 Year Level Up Membership -

Level up your marketing. Level up your sales. Level up your life.

We have a pretty simple goal: Help business owners transform their businesses and turn them into profitable, money-making machines.

 

($1990 Retail Value)

- Magmod 24" Octa Pro Kit-

 

 

This is the ultimate kit for busy photographers. Get the maximum benefit out of MagMod's dope magnetic softbox with a bundle that includes the MagBox, MagRing and MagShoe, plus a Focus Diffuser and gels for extra light control, and an awesome case to store it all in.

 

($499.95 Retail Value)

- SLR Lounge Premium Membership -

Take your artistry and business to the next level by adding advanced photo & lighting techniques. Improve your post production speed & quality w/ our powerful presets. And refine your client experience & marketing strategies to push your business forward!

 

($348 Retail Value)

Contest Rules

 

#EXTRAORDINARY SUMMER GIVEAWAY- OFFICIAL RULES


NO PURCHASE NECESSARY TO ENTER OR WIN. MAKING A PURCHASE OR PAYMENT OF ANY KIND WILL NOT INCREASE YOUR CHANCES OF WINNING. VOID WHERE PROHIBITED OR RESTRICTED BY LAW.

1. PROMOTION DESCRIPTION: The #Extraordinary Summer Sweepstakes begins on 5/26/20 at 12:01am PST and ends on 7/15/20 At 11:59pm (the \"Promotion Period\").

    The sponsor of this Sweepstakes is Lensbaby LLC ("Sponsor"). By participating in the Sweepstakes, each Entrant unconditionally accepts and agrees to comply with and abide by these Official Rules and the decisions of Sponsor, which shall be final and binding in all respects. Sponsor is responsible for the collection, submission or processing of Entries and the overall administration of the Sweepstakes. Entrants should look solely to Sponsor with any questions, comments or problems related to the Sweepstakes. Sponsor may be reached by email at CustomerHappiness@lensbaby.com during the Promotion Period.


2. ELIGIBILITY: Open to legal residents of The United States, Canada, Australia, Austria, Finland, France, Greenland, Germany Iceland, Ireland, Italy, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland, Romania and the UK, Mexico, and New Zealand who are 18 years of age the \"Entrant\"). Sponsor, and their respective parents, subsidiaries, affiliates, distributors, retailers, sales representatives, advertising and promotion agencies and each of their respective officers, directors and employees (the \"Promotion Entities\"), are ineligible to enter the Sweepstakes or win a prize. Household Members and Immediate Family Members of such individuals are also not eligible to enter or win. "Household Members" shall mean those people who share the same residence at least three months a year. "Immediate Family Members" shall mean parents, step-parents, legal guardians, children, step-children, siblings, step-siblings, or spouses. This Sweepstakes is subject to all applicable federal, state and local laws and regulations and is void where prohibited or restricted by law.


3. PRIZES:

Grand Prize(One Winner):

 

 

$1000 Lensbaby Gift Card + Lensbaby OMNI Bundle
$2500 Sony A7iii + 50mm
$1,900 Level Up Membership
$500 Magmod 24” Octo Pro kit
$450 Holdfast + Fundy Streetwise Bag
$348 SLR Lounge Premium membership

 

 

 

 
 
Additional Prizes:
 
3 - $250 Lensbaby.com Gift Cards
4 - $100 Lensbaby.com Gift Cards
5 - $50 Lensbaby.com Gift Cards

    Only one prize per person and per household will be awarded. Gift cards and gift certificates are subject to the terms and conditions of the issuer. Prizes cannot be transferred, redeemed for cash or substituted by winner. Sponsor reserves the right in its sole and absolute discretion to award a substitute prize of equal or greater value if a prize described in these Official Rules is unavailable or cannot be awarded, in whole or in part, for any reason. The ARV of the prize represents Sponsor's good faith determination. That determination is final and binding and cannot be appealed. If the actual value of the prize turns out to be less than the stated ARV, the difference will not be awarded in cash. Sponsor makes no representation or warranty concerning the appearance, safety or performance of any prize awarded. Restrictions, conditions, and limitations may apply. Sponsor will not replace any lost or stolen prize items.
   
    This Sweepstakes is open to legal residents of ELIGIBLE LOCATIONS and Prize will only be awarded and/or delivered to addresses within said locations. All federal, state and/or local taxes, fees, and surcharges are the sole responsibility of the prize winner. Failure to comply with the Official Rules will result in forfeiture of the prize.
   

4. HOW TO ENTER: Enter the Sweepstakes during the Promotion Period online by visiting the entry form, which can be found on the following website at www.lensbaby.com/pages/summergiveaway.

    Automated or robotic Entries submitted by individuals or organizations will be disqualified. Internet entry must be made by the Entrant. Any attempt by Entrant to obtain more than the stated number of Entries by using multiple/different email addresses, identities, registrations, logins or any other methods, including, but not limited to, commercial contest/sweepstakes subscription notification and/or entering services, will void Entrant's Entries and that Entrant may be disqualified. Final eligibility for the award of any prize is subject to eligibility verification as set forth below. All Entries must be posted by the end of the Promotion Period in order to participate. Sponsor's database clock will be the official timekeeper for this Sweepstakes.
   

5. WINNER SELECTION: The Winner(s) of the Sweepstakes will be selected in a random drawing from among all eligible Entries received throughout the Promotion Period. The random drawing will be conducted about 3 days after the Promotion Period by Sponsor or its designated representatives, whose decisions are final. Odds of winning will vary depending on the number of eligible Entries received.


6. WINNER NOTIFICATION: Winner will be notified by email at the email address provided in the Entry Information approximately seven days after the random drawing. Potential Winner must accept a prize by email as directed by Sponsor within two days (48 hours) of notification. Sponsor is not responsible for any delay or failure to receive notification for any reason, including inactive email account(s), technical difficulties associated therewith, or Winner’s failure to adequately monitor any email account.

    Any winner notification not responded to or returned as undeliverable may result in prize forfeiture. The potential prize winner may be required to sign and return an affidavit of eligibility and release of liability, and a Publicity Release (collectively \"the Prize Claim Documents\"). No substitution or transfer of a prize is permitted except by Sponsor.


7. PRIVACY: Any personal information supplied by you will be subject to the privacy policy of the Sponsor posted at https://lensbaby.com/policies/privacy-policy. By entering the Sweepstakes, you grant Sponsor permission to share your email address and any other personally identifiable information with the other Sweepstakes Entities for the purpose of administration and prize fulfillment, including use in a publicly available Winners list. You agree by entering that you will accepting both sales and marketing emails and notifications via social media.


8. LIMITATION OF LIABILITY: Sponsor assumes no responsibility or liability for (a) any incorrect or inaccurate entry information, or for any faulty or failed electronic data transmissions; (b) any unauthorized access to, or theft, destruction or alteration of entries at any point in the operation of this Sweepstakes; (c) any technical malfunction, failure, error, omission, interruption, deletion, defect, delay in operation or communications line failure, regardless of cause, with regard to any equipment, systems, networks, lines, satellites, servers, camera, computers or providers utilized in any aspect of the operation of the Sweepstakes; (d) inaccessibility or unavailability of any network or wireless service, the Internet or website or any combination thereof; (e) suspended or discontinued Internet, wireless or landline phone service; or (f) any injury or damage to participant's or to any other person’s computer or mobile device which may be related to or resulting from any attempt to participate in the Sweepstakes or download of any materials in the Sweepstakes.

    If, for any reason, the Sweepstakes is not capable of running as planned for reasons which may include without limitation, infection by computer virus, tampering, unauthorized intervention, fraud, technical failures, or any other causes which may corrupt or affect the administration, security, fairness, integrity or proper conduct of this Sweepstakes, the Sponsor reserves the right at its sole discretion to cancel, terminate, modify or suspend the Sweepstakes in whole or in part. In such event, Sponsor shall immediately suspend all drawings and prize awards, and Sponsor reserves the right to award any remaining prizes (up to the total ARV as set forth in these Official Rules) in a manner deemed fair and equitable by Sponsor. Sponsor and Released Parties shall not have any further liability to any participant in connection with the Sweepstakes.
 

9. SOCIAL NETWORK DISCLAIMER

A Facebook account may be required to enter. If you don’t already have a Facebook account, visit www.facebook.com to create one. It is free to create an account. This promotion is in no way sponsored, endorsed or administered by, or associated with Facebook. You understand that you are providing your information to the Sponsor and not to Facebook. By participating via the Facebook platform, participants are also subject to Facebook’s data policy and terms of use, which can be found at https://www.facebook.com/about/privacy and https://www.facebook.com/legal/terms/update.


10. WINNER LIST/OFFICIAL RULES: To obtain a copy of the Winner List or a copy of these Official Rules, send your request along with a stamped, self-addressed envelope to Lensbaby C/O Extraordinary 824 SE 16th Ave Portland, OR 97214 Summer Requests for the names of the winners must be received no later than 90 days after the Promotion Period has ended. For accessing a Winner List online, visit www.lensbaby.com. The winner list will be posted after winner confirmation is complete.


11. SPONSOR: Lensbaby LLC www.lensbaby.com 824 SE 16th Ave Portland, OR 97214 Customerhappiness@lensbaby.com 

 

 

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