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Lensbaby Spark, Composer Pro, Sweet 35 and Edge 80 Product Overview

Product Reviews

ArticleAdoramaTV - Product Reviews Gear Guides & Reviews - by Diane Wallace, July 18, 2013

Have you ever wanted to get that cool "in focus sweet spot surrounded by blur" in-camera effect that has become so popular lately?

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TAGS: special effects photography,  special effects,  Lens advice,  lens,  Lensbaby,  Lensbaby Sweet 35,  Lensbaby Spark 

Lensbaby Fisheye Lens and Scout Product Review

Add a distortion field to your photos

ArticleLenses and Filters Gear Guides & Reviews - by Mason Resnick, June 18, 2012

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Lensbaby's Scout lens body is sold with a Fisheye lens. Here's a look at both of them as a special-effects dynamic duo.

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TAGS: special effects photography,  special effects,  fisheye,  Lensbaby,  Lensbaby Scout,  Lensbaby Fisheye 

Artistic Effects—AdoramaTV

You Keep Shooting

ArticleAdorama TV Techniques and How-Tos - by Bryan Peterson, August 22, 2011

AdoramaTV Presents You Keep Shooting with Bryan Peterson. Join Bryan in Holland, just south of Amsterdam, where he discusses artistic effects amongst a setting of colorful flowers.

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TAGS: special effects photography,  multiple exposure,  special effects,  shutter speed,  motion,  shake,  long exposure 

Trick or Treat Photography—AdoramaTV

Digital Photography 1 on 1

ArticleAdorama TV Techniques and How-Tos - by Adorama Learning Center Editors, October 18, 2010

Did you ever want to learn how to take those perfect photos of your children in low light situations, such as on Halloween night?

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TAGS: special effects photography,  special effects,  children,  Adorama TV 

Fun with a Lensbaby

Optic swaps, sweet spots, and selective focus for in-camera effects

ArticleLenses and Filters Gear Guides & Reviews - by Diane Miller, September 1, 2010

In an earlier tutorial I showed how to create a faux Lensbaby effect in Photoshop.  But like many digital darkroom techniques, it can’t quite replace the real thing.

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TAGS: special effects photography,  special effects,  Lensbaby 

Five amazing camera and subject motion special effects

Slow down your shutter speed and do incredible things

ArticleSpecial Effects Photography Techniques and How-Tos - by Derek Doeffinger, July 4, 2010

Go ahead—move your camera, zoom your lens, encourage your subjects to move around, and even throw your camera...while the shutter is open. Welcome to the wonderful world of slow shutter speed and camera and subject motion!

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TAGS: special effects photography,  exposure,  shutter speed,  motion,  shutter 

Modify your your Digital Camera for Infrared Photography

Infrared photography is easier than ever, thanks to some clever, warranty-voiding customizations.

ArticleQuick Photography Tips Techniques and How-Tos - by Joe Farace, June 22, 2010

Because the imaging sensors in digital camera are sensitive to more than visible light, some manufacturers place an infrared cut-off filter in front of the chip to block IR light from striking it and causing color balance problems.

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TAGS: photography,  special effects photography,  DSLR,  infrared,  digital SLR,  conversion 

A Faux Lensbaby Effect

Faking it in Adobe Photoshop

ArticleDigital Darkroom, Post-Processing & Printing Techniques and How-Tos - by Diane Miller, September 29, 2009

The dramatic, unique look generated by Lensbaby lenses can be created—sort of—with Photoshop. Here's how to do it.

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TAGS: special effects photography,  photoshop,  special effects,  Lensbaby 

How to Build a Two-Camera Rig for Wiggle 3D

Create 3D images with this do-it-yourself two-camera rig

ArticleSpecial Effects Photography Techniques and How-Tos - by David Fitsimmons, August 17, 2009

When the action is moving and you ant to catch it in 3D, a single camera won't do. Here's how to create a support for two cameras that you can shoot simultaneously for 3D action photography!

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TAGS: special effects photography,  special effects,  Digital photography,  3-D 

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