How Lensbaby Creates Its Custom Glass


Forget the factory: How Lensbaby creates its custom glass.

I hadn’t really thought of it in these terms before, but Lensbaby has got to be one of the few American companies manufacturing camera lenses in America.  If you haven’t heard of them, they started out making inexpensive and fun “trick” lenses such as tilt/shift units, and have grown from there.  Here’s an article that looks behind the scenes of their surprisingly small operation.