Use this 35mm f/2.8 lens to set your work apart. Create images with a bright central area of sharp focus and striking color rendition — surrounded by subtle, swirling bokeh and vignette.
With its wide 35mm focal length, Burnside 35 gives you a wide to normal view of a scene. Use this classic focal length to create stunning street and environmental portrait photos. The swirly bokeh and vignette give you added control to direct the viewer’s eye to the most important part of the photo. For landscape photographers, Burnside 35 gives you the ability to try something new and experiment with swirling bokeh, painterly edge softness, & vignette – while being versatile enough to let you capture more traditional landscape imagery as well.
To get an image with dramatic bokeh swirl with Burnside 35, shoot at f/2.8 with your subject 3 feet or less from your camera. Make sure there’s separation between the subject and the background – at least 12 feet. Choose a background that has plenty of texture to take on the swirl. Adjust any one of these variables and the swirl will soften or disappear. Keep in mind that the central area of your image will be sharp with fall-off on the edges, no matter your aperture setting.
Create perfect harmony between focus, bokeh, and vignette by fine-tuning your composition using the effect slider. Adjust the gold slider up or down to control how much vignette creeps in, darkening the edges and really making the center POP with brightness. In addition, you’ll get more or less swirl in your bokeh. Experiment and find out what works best for you.
Explore boundless creative options, and seize control of your composition with Burnside 35.
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