Review: SLR Magic Bokehmorphic (Sony NEX Cameras)

Playing with Bokeh can be very fun. We previously reviewed the DIYPhotography Bokeh Masters kit; and were quite smitten with it. Then recently, SLRMagic announced their Bokehmorphic unit for NEX cameras. As a lens with a constant f2.8 aperture at 28mm, it’s quite an interesting piece.

But it has its quirks, and SLRMagic didn’t quite do the research into how they could have made this lens even better.

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SLR Magic Announces New Toy Lenses For NEX, MFT and Pentax Q

Picture by Leo Fok

Picture by Leo Fok

In harsh contrast to their upcoming 50mm T0.95 lens for Leica M-mount, SLR Magic has just announced three new toy lenses for Sony NEX, Micro Four Thirds and Pentax Q. The NEX lens “Bokehmorphic” comes with interchangeable aperture inserts that create custom-shaped bokeh highlights, the new Micro Four Thirds “lens” is a pinhole cap with protection glass and the new Pentax Q offering is an adaption of the 11mm f1.4 toy lens released for Micro Four Thirds a while ago.

Correction: the apertures are built in. Thanks for the catch Andrew!

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