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

Sol 45


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.

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FEATURES

  • 45mm focal length
  • f/3.5 fixed aperture
  • Sweet Spot effect
  • Lightweight & compact
  • Bokeh blades to add texture

SPECS

Specs

Creative Effect

Optic Swap Compatible

Focal Length

Aperture

Minimum Focusing Distance

Format Compatibility

Focus Type

Angle of View

Angle of Tilt

Filter Threads

Diaphragm Blades

Elements/ Groups

Dimensions

Weight

Sweet

No

45mm

Fixed f/3.5

14"

DSLR and Mirrorless

Manual

Full Frame: 51.4°; APS-C (1.5x): 34.9°

8.5°

46mm

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3 elements/2 groups

2.87 x 2.87 x 1.5 in

5.3oz DSLR; 9.06oz MIL

Mount

Focal Length

45mm

Aperture

f/3.5 fixed

Effect

Sweet Spot


Sweet Spot


Emphasize what’s most important in your frame with a sharp spot of focus effect.

© Chris Zielecki

© Meg Loeks

Bokeh Blades


Add subtle lines and texture to your background with the moveable bokeh blades.

Creative Companion


Portraits, still life, street scenes - this versatile 45mm lens is a go-to for just about anything.

© Michael Robbins



In Review


"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

 

"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

 

"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

 

Tilt. Focus. Shoot!


In The Media

"There are no clichés with this lens, it's just a bunch of fun."

 

-Usman Dawood


"While the Sol is designed for blur, it is impressively sharp within the sweet spot "

-Hillary K. Grigonis


" It allows you to make photos with the signature Lensbaby look"

 

-Jim Fisher

"Simple and fun to use."

 

-Wenmei HIll

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    A Lensbaby Customer
    MM
    07/27/2020
    Marisa M.
    United States United States
    I recommend this product
    Love the dreamy feel

    I am learning but it’s just what I wanted. I live freelensing but was looking for that look from a Lensbaby and it’s perfect!

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    TB
    07/26/2020
    Tracey B.
    United States United States
    I recommend this product
    Lensbaby

    Great ! I have enjoyed playing around with it . I like that I can use my extension tubes with it .

    EB
    07/21/2020
    Erin B.
    United States United States
    I recommend this product
    Such a fun lens!

    Great lens! Endless creativity. This is my first Lensbaby and I am looking forward to purchasing another in the future!

    BO
    07/20/2020
    Brittney O.
    United States United States
    I recommend this product
    Love it!!

    I love this lens!! It’s easier to use than I thought it would be. So sharp and the bokeh is gorgeous!

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    CA
    07/20/2020
    Catherine A.
    New Zealand New Zealand
    I recommend this product
    The fabulous Sol45

    I absolutely adore my new lensbaby Sol45! It's alot easier to use than I thought and I love the dreamy blur in my photos.

    Sol 45

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