Daytime or nighttime, Hong Kong is a vibrant city - powered by its rich culture and pops of neon lights. The Petzval (D)SLR Lens is a witness to this, and we are completely in awe how this lens made everything look even more magnificent. Bright lights blur and twinkle in the background; subjects stand out in amazing sharpness. See for yourself by watching the video after the cut!
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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.
Kevin Law, a young photographer from Hong Kong specializing in shooting portraits, wedding events, and street snaps, likes to utilize natural lighting and colors to tell the story. Most importantly, he fell in love with the Petzval Art Lens immediately after his first try!
Antoine Pai and Louis-Francois Hicter are the two men behind Maison Carnot, a visual content agency in Hong Kong. Ever passionate about images, they brought the Petzval lens with them while roaming the restaurants around the city and created a video simply yet aptly titled "FOOD FOOD FOOD."
Renowned Hong Kong director Wong Kar-Wai has made various films with neon elements crisscrossing the scenes, but have you ever wondered who's behind the brilliant cinematography? It's Christopher Doyle, who will share with you the mesmerizing world of neon lights in this video by NEONSIGNS.HK.
After a long wait, the Lomography Petzval lens has finally officially landed on our online shop and in our gallery stores. To celebrate and to get a glimpse of this legendary Petzval Lens, which was first conceived of in 1840 and reinvented by Lomography last year, we gathered media personalities and photography lovers at the Hong Kong Gallery Store for this very special evening.
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For the third leg of this gallery series of photos by Asher Moss, the “Models in the Morning” photographer showcases his creativity in a different light. Touches of sensuality are very subtle in this set, with Moss’ exploration of the New Petzval Lens yielding artistic and compelling results.
Emily Soto is an accomplished fashion photographer based in New York City. Soto is known for her unique style and professional aptitude and she is one of the top names requested by fashion editors. Soto shot a series of photographs with the Petzval Lens. Let’s find out more through this exclusive interview and view her beautiful series!
Self-taught photographer Zoë Noble who also runs überlin, a platform for Berlin’s creative professionals,grabbed the opportunity to test the New Petzval Lens last month. The city was full of colorful and shiny Christmas lights, and Zoë couldn't resist the urge to capture the visual spectacle with the Petzval Lens. She speaks of her experience in this exclusive interview.
From the simple Vivitar 110 camera he received from his grandmother, Brett Wolff already accumulated close to almost a hundred cameras and accessories in his analog arsenal. Some of the cameras he treasured were even handed down by relatives and friends, making these more precious to him. Let's take a closer look at his camera collection.