The Lomography X ZENIT New PETZVAL Art Lens


Shout out to all Lomography buffs out there. The new  X ZENIT New PETZVAL art lens is now available for pre-order, first come first serve basis. After an extraordinarily successful Kickstarter campaign and just in time for the holidays, the Lomography x Zenit New Petzval Lens has been made available for pre-order.

The Petzval offers creative possibilities and produces fantastic photos like no other lens; get extreme sharpness, strong color saturation, artful vignetting and stunning swirly bokeh.

The Lomography x Zenit New Petzval Lens is a reinvention of one of the first and greatest lenses of all time. Manufactured in Russia by Zenit, each New Petzval lens is crafted from brass and features high-quality glass optics. The lens produces images with extreme sharpness, strong color saturation, artful vignetting and absolutely beautiful swirly bokeh. Because of the characteristic swirly bokeh effect that it produces, the New Petzval Lens is perfect for portraits where you want your subject to be the center of attention. The lens is a reinvention of the legendary 19th century optical design of Joseph Petzval; with the New Petzval, for the first time ever you can easily get the Petzval photographic look with Canon EF and Nikon F mount analogue and digital cameras.

Lomography x Zenit New Petzval Lens: Now Available For Pre-Order! from Lomography on Vimeo.

The New Petzval pre-order Package features a whole range of treats to enjoy, including extra goodies which won’t be available when the lens is offered for regular purchase…

• New Petzval Art Lens
• New Petzval Art Lens Book
• 7 Standard Aperture Plates
• 4 Experimental Aperture plates
• Petzval Lens Cleaning Cloth
• Petzval Lens Leather Pouch
• New Petzval Lens Brass Lens Cap



  • Focal Length: 85mm
  • Maximum Aperture: f/2.2
  • Apertures: Waterhouse aperture set, up to F/16
  • Image Circle: 44mm
  • Field of View: 30 degrees
  • Lens Mounting Profile: Canon EF and Nikon F
  • Electronic Contacts: No
  • Closest Focusing Distance: 1m
  • Focussing Mechanism: Gear Rack Focusing
  • Filter Thread: 58mm
  • Image Circle: 44mm


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