Lensbaby Twist 60 Optic

Model #LBT60

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Specifications

Packaging Info

Package Weight 0.45 lb
Box Dimensions (LxWxH) 3.6 x 2.6 x 2.5"

General Information

Aperture Maximum: f/2.5 Minimum: f/22
Minimum Focus Distance 18.0" (45.7 cm)
Elements/Groups 4 Multi-coated glass elements, in 3 groups
Compatibility Lensbaby Optic Swap System
Dimensions 1.9 x 1.9 x 2.2" (4.8 x 4.8 x 5.6 cm)
Weight 3.4 oz (96.4 g)
Diaphragm Blades 12
Focal Length 60mm
Expert Reviews
Pc magazine.34972991
16 June 2016
8.0/10

The Lensbaby Twist 60 is the least expensive Petzval lens out there, but it doesn't swirl backgrounds with the same extreme effect as others.

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    Compact. Petzval optical design. Sharp at center of frame. Inexpensive. Lensbaby Optic Swap system support. Available for multiple camera systems.

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    Signature look and manual focus design aren't for everyone. Effect is lessened on APS-C cameras.

Shutterbug.32823264
17 August 2017

Lensbaby has another winner in their nursery, that’s for sure. The Lensbaby Twist 60 is great for portraits, flowers, etc., and I can’t wait to try it on holiday lights this winter. I’m also imagining how it works with a cross-screen (star) filter.

Photodo.33034400
4 October 2016

There are lenses that provide critically sharp images, edge to edge, and sometimes we add soft focus filters or Photoshop work to reduce that sharpness. There are also lenses that remind us that creativity is not always about sharpness and one such range is the Lensbaby.

The phoblographer.34645560
16 June 2016

Its true beauty only really came out during portraits in daylight. Since I didn’t have to also worry about a strobe or other lighting, I was able to devote more time to focusing the lens and challenging myself to always keep the model dead center of the frame. It worked beautifully then!

Practical photography.34754171
22 September 2017

It’s a 60mm lens with an aperture range of f/2.5-f/22 and a minimum focusing distance of 18in. Lensbaby describes this as having a ‘twisty, swirly blur’, and as the name suggests, it creates a twist at the edge of the frame, akin to the Petzval lens from Lomography.

User Reviews
B h photo.34921152
14 August 2018
8.0/10

I am a new user to manual lenses, but the transition was pretty easy. Due to recent shooting trips my use of the lens was mostly on my Sony Nex 6 infrared converted camera. I will include a monochrome IR from the Nex 5, and a quick snap of my cat from my full frame Sony a7 III

Amazon.32817384
8 January 2018
8.0/10

The effect is nice. It is optically very sharp in the center. I just wish it was sharp towards the thirds. Very nice lens, another tool in my toolbox!

B h photo.34921152
3 June 2016
10/10

First of all, the Twist 60 is amazingly sharp in the dead center shooting wide open at f/2.5 and becomes increasing sharper as it is stopped down. The swirling bokeh effect is great at isolating a subject in the center with vivid movement in the periphery.

Amazon.32817384
19 December 2017
10/10

Its a novelty lens and a fun one at that. I like it for a couple of shots. It brings out something unique and puts a lot of focus on the subject. Fits right into my composer pro II perfectly. The color shift from nikon Lenses is more towards the green side. Its ok though, easy fix.

B h photo.34921152
17 May 2017
10/10

This optic does exactly what is says. Really makes your subject stand out from the background with it opened up. Pay attention to the manufactures suggested usage and try to use live view for best focus.

Amazon.32817384
12 January 2018
8.0/10

It took some getting used to using a manual lens to focus. The swirly bokeh though looks awesome especially when you have a textured background.

B h photo.34921152
23 November 2017
10/10

The Twist optic, known more for the swirl of bokah, produces very nice effects. I learned to achieve the swirl your subject should be about 6-7 feet from the camera. I really like this optic.

Amazon.32817384
20 December 2017
10/10

Just wow!grean manual lens with great swirl bokeh effect. But what I love the most is how easy is to focus a subject. Used with nikon d750

B h photo.34921152
18 April 2019
10/10

Amazing lens! This thing is super sharpe focusing is super easy even easier on live view. I absolutely love all of the photos Ive taken with this lens so far! Highly recommend to change things up abit!

Amazon.32817384
1 December 2016
10/10

lomo does great lenses too, but this is far cheaper than a petzval and a little bizarre (your opinion may differ) when you put it in a composer for t/s shots

Product Highlights
  • Compatible with Optic Swap System
  • Full-Frame Format
  • Separates Subjects from Background
  • Subtle Swirled Edges
  • Internal 12-Blade Diaphragm
  • Aperture Range: f/2.5 to 22
  • Manual Focus and Aperture Control
  • Minimum Focus Distance: 18"
  • Filter Diameter: 46mm
In The Box
  • Lensbaby Twist 60 Optic
  • Limited 1-Year Warranty
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