Velvet 56

Sale price$449.95

Our most popular art lens - the Velvet 56 adds ethereal mood to any scene with tack-sharp detail layered underneath edge-to-edge velvety glow effect. Unleash your creativity and capture breathtaking images with the Lensbaby Velvet 56 Lens, a versatile and unique lens designed for photographers who crave artistic expression.

This lens seamlessly combines classic portrait capabilities with the dreamy, ethereal quality that defines the Velvet series, allowing you to transform ordinary scenes into extraordinary works of art. 

In summary, the Lensbaby Velvet 56 Lens is a must-have for photographers seeking to elevate their craft. Unlock a world of creative possibilities, capture the essence of your subjects like never before, and add a touch of timeless magic to your photography with this extraordinary lens. Embrace the artistry of the Lensbaby Velvet 56 and make every shot a masterpiece.

Color: Black
Mount: Canon EF (DSLR)
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Versatile Macro Capabilities:

With a minimum focusing distance of just 5 inches (12.7 cm), photographers can capture stunning close-up details with remarkable clarity and depth, opening up a world of creative possibilities for capturing intricate subjects like flowers, insects, or small objects.

Velvet-like Smooth:

With its wide aperture range, photographers can achieve beautifully blurred backgrounds and a velvety smoothness to their images, perfect for adding a romantic or ethereal mood to portraits or close-up shots.

Wide Aperture Range:

With a wide aperture range from f/1.6 to f/16, this lens excels in low-light conditions, making it an ideal choice for both indoor and outdoor photography. Achieve stunning bokeh effects and control the depth of field to emphasize your subject against beautifully blurred backgrounds.

Specs and Details

Learn about all the specs and details for the Velvet 56 and explore its compatibility with today's cameras.

Reviews from Media

Jessica W.

Soft, Velvety Effect

"This was my first Lensbaby, and I was not disappointed. I am a detail person so I was a pleasantly surprised at how much detail and focus could be retained, while still creating a very soft, well, velvety effect."

Denise V.

Leveled Up my Photography

"I am very happy with my Lensbaby Velvet 56. I can see that it is going to take my photographic creativity to a whole new level."

Jim Fisher for PC Mag


"The Lensbaby Velvet 56 is a macro lens that delivers a soft focus look when shot at wide apertures, but sharpens when stopped down. Its one-of-a-kind design."