Lomography Petzval Lens

Billed, somewhat wonderfully, as the re-revolution of photography, the Lomography Petzval Lens has all the makings of a must have camera accessory and for any keen photographer who wants to add a touch of the vintage to their artistic exploits then it will tick all of the right boxes.

The Lomography Petzval Lens is a re-imagining of the original and legendary Petzval lens which was first conceived in Vienna in 1840 and move on photography leaps and bounds. This re-issuing of a classic from Lomography is compatible with any Nikon F and Canon EF mount analogue and digital camera and provides the opportunity to shoot truly unique video and imagery.

Ideally suited to portrait style photos, the Lomography Petzval Lens adds a touch of class to proceedings and these new lens are crafted in Russia by Zenit and made from premium glass optics. Such was the demand for a lens such as this, it became the most successful design project in Kickstarter history and you can see a few more shots of the Petzval Lens below:

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And it doesn’t just look awesome, it also takes stunning photos and you can check out some taken on both analogue and digital cameras with the Lomography Petzval Lens below:

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Photography is definitely something that interests here at Coolector HQ and we inevitably take notice when brilliant new accessories hit the market that can ramp up the impressiveness of the images people can capture and the Lomography Petzval Lens unquestionably falls into this category. A brilliant addition to any keen photographer’s arsenal of accessories.

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