Tag: 1840

  • Petzval Art Lens: First Impressions

    written by sandravo on 2014-01-22 #gear
    Petzval Art Lens: First Impressions

    To me, one of the Lomo-highlights of 2013 was the announcement of the Lomography X Zenit Petzval Art Lens. Being one of the first 100 backers to the Kickstarter campaign, I managed to score this lens for a very fair price. Another advantage of being an early bird is you catch the worm! So without further ado, let me share my first impressions of this beautiful lens with you.

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  • The Petzval Lens: A Breakthrough in Optics

    written by plasticpopsicle on 2013-07-25
    The Petzval Lens: A Breakthrough in Optics

    Much of what we can achieve today in portrait photography was brought about by a breakthrough idea by a German-Hungarian mathematician, inventor, and physicist in 1840: the Petzval Lens. Read on to find out more about this iconic invention!

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