Petzval_header_october_2014

New Petzval Lens - Black - Nikon Mount - Low Serial Number


Be a hero and get one of the first Black Petzval lenses ever produced. This batch of low serial number lenses are ultra-limited, so don’t miss out!

Availability: Out of stock

US$749.00

Take your chance and get one of the first Black Petzval lenses ever produced. This batch of low serial number lenses are ultra-limited, so don’t miss out! They will be delivered on a first come, first served basis; don’t miss out on securing your piece of photographic history!


Order The Petzval Lens
Please Note: The low serial number lenses hare shipped from Hong Kong hence shipping times are a bit longer than usually. Estimated delivery is September 2014. However, this is an estimate only; we cannot guarantee this delivery date. You will receive the lens, lens cap, experimental aperture plates, leather pouch and Petzval book. Piggy Points and additional discounts cannot be applied for Petzval pre-order purchases.


A Very Special Portrait Lens
The Lomography x Zenit Petzval Lens is a stunning reinvention of one of the first and greatest lenses of all time. Manufactured in Russia by Zenit, each 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 backgrounds. For the first time ever, you can easily get the Petzval photographic look with Canon EF and Nikon F mount analogue and digital cameras. Don’t miss your chance to secure the lens at a fantastic discount!


A Kick-Ass Kickstarter Campaign!
The Petzval Kickstarter campaign ran for 30 days and attracted tons of attention from the press and the worldwide photography community. It is the 3rd most successful product design project ever run on Kickstarter. The proof is in the numbers, see for yourself!

  • 1,396,149 USD pledged
  • 3,379 backers
  • 12 sold out pledges
  • 6 stretch goals hit


Please Note: The low serial number lenses have an estimated delivery date of September 2014.

Read more on this site: New Petzval Lens - Black - Nikon Mount - Low Serial Number

  • Rebirth of a Legend: The Lomography x Zenit New Petzval Lens is a reinvention of the legendary Petzval Lens first conceived of in Vienna, Austria in 1840. This new lens allows both photographers and filmmakers to create unique images and videos.

  • Kickstarter Success: The production of the New Petzval Art Lens was made possible with the support of over 3000 Kickstarter backers. It also became one of the most successful Kickstarter design projects ever in only 30 days.

  • Premium Optics: The New Petzval Art Lens is crafted in brass and features premium glass optics. It is manufactured in Russia by renowned lens design company, Zenit.

  • Lens Compatibility: This lens is compatible with all Canon EF and Nikon F mount analogue and digital cameras.

  • Perfect Portraits: Photos shot with the Petzval Lens have a unique appeal because of its sharpness in the center, narrow depth of field and swirly bokeh effect. This lens is perfect for portrait photography because it keeps your subject the center of attention.

  • Technical Specifications:
    • Focal Length: 85mm
    • Maximum Aperture: f/2.2
    • Apertures: Waterhouse aperture set, up to F/16
    • Image Circle: 44mm
    • Field of View: 28 degrees
    • Lens Mounting Profile: Canon EF and Nikon F
    • Electronic Contacts: Nov
    • Closest Focusing Distance: 1m
    • Focussing Mechanism: Gear Rack Focusing
    • Filter Thread: 58mm
    • Image Circle: 44mm

  • Package includes:
    • New Petzval Lens
    • Petzval Book
    • 7 Standard Aperture Plates
    • 4 Experimental Aperture Plates
    • Cleaning Cloth
    • Leather Pouch
    • Brass Lens Cap
Aperture Waterhouse System
Color black
Material cristal
Useful for View Changer
Rebirth of a Legend: The Lomography x Zenit New Petzval Lens is a reinvention of the legendary Petzval Lens first conceived of in Vienna, Austria in 1840. This new lens allows both photographers and filmmakers to create unique images and videos.

  • Kickstarter Success: The production of the New Petzval Art Lens was made possible with the support of over 3000 Kickstarter backers. It also became one of the most successful Kickstarter design projects ever in only 30 days.

  • Premium Optics: The New Petzval Art Lens is crafted in brass and features premium glass optics. It is manufactured in Russia by renowned lens design company, Zenit.

  • Lens Compatibility: This lens is compatible with all Canon EF and Nikon F mount analogue and digital cameras.

  • Perfect Portraits: Photos shot with the Petzval Lens have a unique appeal because of its sharpness in the center, narrow depth of field and swirly bokeh effect. This lens is perfect for portrait photography because it keeps your subject the center of attention.

  • Technical Specifications:
    • 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: Nov
    • Closest Focusing Distance: 1m
    • Focussing Mechanism: Gear Rack Focusing
    • Filter Thread: 58mm
    • Image Circle: 44mm

  • Package includes:
    • New Petzval Lens
    • Petzval Book
    • 7 Standard Aperture Plates
    • 4 Experimental Aperture Plates
    • Cleaning Cloth
    • Leather Pouch
    • Brass Lens Cap