As one of our more pioneering photography products, we understand everyone's excitement to get their hands on their own Lomography Petzval Portrait Lens. Have you made a pledge on Kickstarter yet? Here's what you need to know about shipping costs, delivery dates, and more!
The Petzval lens will be available for most countries throughout the world. Expected delivery date of the lenses is on February 2014. However, we are confident to have the first 1,000 lenses shipped out by December 2013.
The retail launch price of the lens is currently planned as $499/€499, so you can make some great savings by backing us on Kickstarter! When the lenses are ready, you’ll be able to pick whether you want a Canon or Nikon compatible Petzval lens.
For backers in the USA, shipping is free! No need to add any additional shipping costs to your reward pledges.
For backers outside the USA, please note that we charge an additional $40 for most pledges to cover shipping and other costs.
For our backers in Europe, please note that your Petzval lens will be shipped from a local hub. For the rest of the world, please note that we have logistics hubs in the following locations: Hungary, Turkey, New York, Hong Kong, Japan, Korea, Taiwan, Thailand, Mexico and Canada. If your country is not listed here, we are afraid there may be some extra importation duties to pay on delivery.
For backers in Brazil or Russia, shipping is an additional $100 on top of your pledge. Lomography will not be held liable for any additional shipping and customs duties that may occur in these countries. This is because we will not use our local logistics hubs in these countries, and these items will be shipped from the the USA.
If you have a specific question about shipping, just write us a comment below. Wanna know more about how Kickstarter works? Check out this intro to Kickstarter mechanics with FAQs!
The new Lomography Petzval (D)SLR Art Lens is a reinvention of the legendary portrait glass lens that first appeared in the 19th century. Our version is a high-quality glass optic that makes it possible for Canon and Nikon analogue and digital SLR mount cameras to yield the famous Petzval look – sharp focus areas with unique bokeh effects, strong color saturation, and artful vignettes. It’s a distinct look that goes far beyond using photo editing software and filters.
The day has finally come! We are very excited to tell you that you can now order the Lomography New Petzval Lens for immediate delivery from the Online Shop or purchase it in your hands at Gallery Stores. To put full focus on our favorite portrait lens, soon we will be hosting special launch parties in our Gallery stores all over the globe! So do not miss an opportunity to become part of the sensational New Petzval Lens family today.
If you run a small business selling hand made items online, you would know how vitally important it is to have amazing product shots to help sell your work. I tested out the new Petzval lens on some of my hand-printed items to see if I could get a winning shot, and below is an overview of what happened.
Thank you to everyone so far that has extended their support to our Lomo'Instant Camera x Kickstarter project. To those who haven't pledged, we would like to remind you that you have a few days left to take advantage of great savings and exclusive rewards. The Lomo'Instant x Kickstarter Project ends on Friday (27th June) so act fast!
ANTON is an award-winning portrait photographer based in the United Kingdom. He was a semi-finalist for Hasselblad Master in 2010 and was named ‘Photographer of the Year’ in the Southeast by the BIPP in 2012. He is a big fan of Lomography and recently photographed fans with their favourite camera in our Soho Store. We lent him a Petzval lens and crownd him out latest LomoAmigo! Read on for more
You might have noticed Lomography appearing more and more in the lens world lately, you may even have owned an Petzval Art Lens already. We have Tattso from the Hong Kong Lomography Team this time to share the beauty of the Petzval Art Lens with us, along with his memorable moments in Turkey.
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Revamping the classic design of the Petzval Lens born in Vienna, Lomography has indeed gone beyond what is needed to bring analogue shooters and filmmakers a one-of-a-kind lens in the new Petzval Art Lens. Read on to find out more about this high-quality lens after the jump.
As you may have already heard of, the Lomography X Zenit Petzval Art Lens works not only with Canon EF and Nikon F mount SLRs, but with their digital counterparts as well. In this gallery post, we're putting the spotlight on these lovely portraits that our DSLR and Petzval-lens toting community members have taken!
Today we have added some brand new reward tiers to the Lomo'Instant on Kickstarter. These new tiers offer absolutely brilliant and big savings for you, so check them out! So why not pledge a little more and treat yourself to some extra Lomography cameras and even bigger rewards?
Petzval lens are designed for a Canon or Nikon SLR mounts and a selection of brass or black for each camera brand is available in our stores. And start shooting with images full of sharpness, crispness and bokeh effects!
The Lomography x Zenit Petzval Lens is traveling all around the world in the hands of the most talented photographers these days. It is now Alex Laurel's turn to try the powers of this lens. The French photographer and surfer who took the Petzval Lens for a walk on the Red Square in Moscow shows us his stunning portraits and talks about his experience with the lens.
Lassi, one of our awesome Petzval Lens Kickstarter backers, came to visit us at Lomography HQ this week. We had a brilliant time introducing him to the Lomography team, showing him some of the Vienna sights and generally having fun. As part of the trip, we organized a special photo-shoot in which we took photos with a vintage Petzval lens on a Sinar P2 4x5 camera. Head past the jump to find out more about the great time we had with Lassi and to see some old-school Petzval shots!
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