Check out what happened when digital movie expert Uwe Mimoun was armed with the Petzval Lens, a Black Magic Pocket Cinema Camera and some dizzy Lomography HQ staff ...
We wanted to see how the Petzval lens handled the latest digital technology so we invited Uwe Mimoun to Lomography HQ to try out the Petzval on the Black Magic Pocket Cinema Camera!
Not only did we have a lot of fun, this video is a good example of how diverse our legendary lens is. We usually shoot with f 2.2 or f2.8 to get the swirly bokeh effect – But in this video we shot using f 5.6, demonstrating how you can achieve really sharp footage across the whole field with the Petzval Lens.
The dizzying heights the Petzval reaches never cease to amaze! Pre-order yours now for June delivery or find out more here.
Check out more of Uwe’s work with his company Monkey Mill
If you loved the Petzval Lens, we have Joseph Petzval to thank for. The mathematician/inventor/physicist was born in Hungary, but spent most of his life in Vienna. As a tribute, we visited some of the most significant places in his life, armed with our cameras and the New Lomography Petzval Art Lens. Watch the video below!
Istanbul-based fashion and celebrity Photographer Murat Kıvrak recently took the New Petzval Art Lens for a spin. Read our exclusive interview with Murat, who reinvented the corporate identity of a porcelain factory with the new Petzval Lens.
I was completely stoked when I got the chance to test the Petzval Lens for Lomography and the German photography magazine Kwerfeldein. I was afraid that I would end up wanting one for myself, and that's exactly what happened.
What happens when you take one crazy film guy, some new and interesting Lomography film, and see what it can do? Magic is what happens, and that is why you need to try some of these techniques when shooting the LomoChrome Turquoise yourself!
Coco Alexander is a well accomplished and well known photographer based in New York City. As a LomoAmigo, she has shot on several cameras, including the Petzval 85 Lens. This time round, Coco took Lomography's new Petzval Lens 58 Bokeh Control Art Lens for a spin.
Matthieu Soudet is a child of photography. He started shooting in his native Normandy when he was only nine years old. Since then, he has dedicated his life to capturing magical moments and puts his boundless creativity to good use through beautiful pictures and portraits. He tested the New Petzval Art Lens tells us about his experience in this exclusive interview.
Have you ever wondered what would happen when a Petzval is paired with a close up lens? Wonder no longer — a match made in heaven! We got up close and personal with the Petzval and think the results speak for themselves — but get in there and have a look for yourself!
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Not long after Joseph Petzval's move to Vienna in 1837, he joined the race to create a faster camera lens. He succeeded in 1840 with what became known as the Petzval Lens. Let's take a step back and look more closely at the development of this ground-breaking lens.
Since Lomography launched its new Petzval 58 Bokeh Control Art Lens project on Kickstarter, we've been seeing a variety of pictures, from images of snow monkeys in Japan to behind-the-scenes shots of New York Fashion Week. Many of these pictures were shot with digital cameras, but we've yet to see how the Petzval 58 performs on an analog Canon Rebel camera loaded with black and white, and x-pro film. Join us on a trip through the heart of New York's Chinatown during the Lunar New Year Parade.