Introducing the Neptune Convertible Art Lens System: One Story, Unlimited Endings

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Life is unpredictable. With the Neptune Convertible Art Lens System, you’ll be ready for anything. Interchange the three front lenses to shoot exceptionally sharp images at a fixed focal length of 35mm, 50mm or 80mm; produce stunning sharpness with the iris diaphragm aperture mechanism; or use the six drop-in aperture plates to edge your frame in delicate bokeh at larger apertures. At every focal length, you can get near enough to take beautifully intimate shots and capture every last detail of your subject. Small and lightweight, this handcrafted Art Lens System has an optimal feature for any shooting situation and unlimited potential. We’re already looking at designing new front lenses with unique effects and focal lengths ranging from a ultra-wide-angle 15mm lens to a 400mm monocular. And if you back us on Kickstarter, you’ll be able to vote on which one we release first...

The Despina 2.8/50, Thalassa 3.5/35 and Proteus 4.0/80 Art Lenses

Unlike Any Other Lens System Out There

Inspired by the world’s first convertible lens system invented by Charles Chevalier in the late 1830s, this Art Lens System combines the best of two centuries to be unlike any other lens system available. It’s been assembled by hand using the finest multi-coated glass, and crafted to ensure stunning sharpness and strong, saturated colors in every shooting situation. Available in Canon EF, Nikon F or Pentax K mount and compatible with many more cameras using adapters available from Lomography, it’s a complete yet compact kit for modern-day analogue and digital photographers and videographers. Back us on Kickstarter now to save up to 45 percent on a Neptune Convertible Art Lens System and a range of exclusive extras!

Photos by Olivia Locher, Jonathan Taylor, Sunsern Poontavee, Daniel Schaefer, C.C. Wu, Eleanor Hardwick, Yoann Leveque (Model: Sara Etienne) and Lorenzo Scudiero

We’re back on Kickstarter with the Neptune Convertible Art Lens System — ensuring you have everything you need for any photographic opportunity. With three interchangeable front lenses with fixed focal lengths of 35mm, 50mm or 80mm, be prepared for any shooting situation with just one lens system. Including six special aperture plates that create beautiful and delicate bokeh, create stunning images with endless creative combinations. Inspired by Charles Chevalier’s original invention and reimagined with a smooth and sleek design, this multi-coated lens is an ideal option for beginners and professionals alike whether you shoot analogue or digital.

Back us on Kickstarter now to save up to 45 percent on a Neptune Convertible Art Lens System and a range of exclusive extras!

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13 Comments

  1. srcardoso
    srcardoso ·

    I like it! But the price...

  2. cabreb
    cabreb ·

    Meh...

  3. vicuna
    vicuna ·

    Backed a silver kit! :)

  4. zhenyaetoya
    zhenyaetoya ·

    But what the lens leaked here? https://youtu.be/kBcRZEf0W8M?t=366

  5. vicuna
    vicuna ·

    Didn't find in the add ons a special adapter from Nikon F to Leica M-mount (specified in the kickstarter adapter description) and if it's adaptable to m- mount is there a chance it's rangefinder coupled?

  6. pan_dre
    pan_dre ·

    Hi @vicuna! It's not rangefinder coupled, would a technical feat to do this for 3 interchangeable lenses on a fixed base. The adapter we are not stocking unfortunately but you will be able to mount it.

  7. vicuna
    vicuna ·

    @pan_dre thanks for the answer, I thought so as it would be difficult to have such lenses rangefinder coupled... but never mind, it will be great with
    my Nikon FE!! 😃

  8. sirio174
    sirio174 ·

    Great project! After the wonderful Russar+ this is another dreamy lens!

  9. fragakis_p
    fragakis_p ·

    it is great that greek names have been used for these lenses :)

  10. alienmeatsack
    alienmeatsack ·

    Interesting, I was close in my guess. But out of my price range. Good luck guys!

  11. pan_dre
    pan_dre ·

    Thank you @sirio174 @fragakis_p and @alienmeatsack !

  12. herbert-4
    herbert-4 ·

    @pan_dre Why is this not on a T-mount with adapters for everything???? Why are the Lomography SLR lenses not all on T-mounts???? All of these things are manual and stop down, so this will work, and so cover every SLR in the world! Does look, maybe, over my budget.

  13. koduckgirl
    koduckgirl ·

    I of course am backing this and very excited to get yet another option for my Nikon FE2 yay love the names esp Neptune

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