A quick change of the lens is all you need to feel refreshed when you’re out for a day of analogue photography.
Take a hint from these lucky Lomographers who already have their hands on the magnificent *Lomography X Zenit Petzval Art Lens* and change your ordinary analogue shots into extraordinary analogue works of art.
A simple walk in the park or commute to work becomes special when you whip out your Canon or Nikon SLR mount fitted with the Petzval Art Lens. This amazing piece of Lomographic history is crafted by some of the most skilled lensmakers at the Zenit factory in Russia and each photo you produce is assurance enough of the craftsmanship poured into each lens.
Hurry up and pre-order your very own Petzval Art Lens now at the Online Shop and be included in the next batch of deliveries set to ship out by June 2014. Don’t wait till it’s too late and pre-order your own Lomography X Zenit Petzval Art Lens now.
This new Petzval lens is a revival of a lens that was created in the 19th century. The optics has come to life again with the help of a crowdfunding website and all the backers that have supported this project. The production is done by one of Russia’s lens companies – Zenit. We lent out our prototype Petzval lens to DC Watch, one of the largest digital camera online magazines in Japan. Check out their results after the jump.
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.
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.
I bought my Petzval Lens in September, and of course, I couldn’t wait to test it. To see what I could make out of the depth of field and swirling effect, I took the lens out of the packaging and brought it out to cemeteries in my area.
She describes herself as a "photographer based on the Moon." Eulalie Varenne tested the Petzval lens, and the swirling bokeh of the lens suits her lyrical universe perfectly. Read on for her exclusive interview and immerse yourself in a fantasy world of magic and mystery.
We know it's been a while since the New Petzval Art Lens was released, but we simply can't get enough of seeing your Petzval photos just yet, so keep them coming! In the meantime, check out this gallery post of lovely analogue and digital Petzval shots in monochrome.
Derrick Ong's portraits give off a feeling of nostalgia and old-world charm. The Singapore-based photographer specializes in pre-nuptial and wedding shoots, and loves to capture moments in vibrant hues as well as in black and white. In this exclusive interview, he tells us about his experience shooting with the New Petzval Lens.
WERK IT ANALOGUE!
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