Have you ever seen a photographer shooting with a little bendy lens on their camera? Maybe you even were bold enough to ask them what it was and you heard the name Lensbaby. Now is your chance to get to use one.

The Lensbaby is a special effect SLR lens that creates a unique out-of-focus area (bokeh) with a focus area that can be moved throughout the image. The above image on Nicolesy was taken using a Lensbaby.

Photowalking Utah, in conjunction with Lensbaby and Pictureline, is hosting a Lensbaby Photowalk on November 7th in Salt Lake City. At the event we will have over 20 samples of the product (Canon, Nikon & Olympus mount) for participants to use.

The outing will be led by Pictureline’s own Nick Gilson. Here is the schedule:

November 7th, 2009 – Pictureline SLC, 305 W 700 South

1:15 – 1:30 pm Meet at Pictureline (Salt Lake CIty)
1:30 – 2:00 pm Lensbaby orientation and how-to session
2:00 – 3:30 pm Photowalk starting/ending at Pictureline
4:00 – 5:30 pm Optional Dinner at Charlie Chow’s (255 E. 400 South)

As always, these events are free of charge for photographers to participate in. We can’t take any responsibility though if you fall in love with the Lensbaby and end up buying one :)

If you are planning on attending (or have any questions), please head over to the Photowalking Utah Flickr group by clicking here and let us know.

I’m really excited about this event and hope to see many of you there.