Inspiring New Portraits & Last Chance to Back us on Kickstarter
Hello everyone! We met up with Antonio Borzillo again and he told us how much he loved using the Petzval 85 Art Lens for his romantic, woodland portraits. Antonio really... Read more
Make Huge Savings on Fantastic Photography Essentials
Heads up, Petzval 85 Art Lens backer — we’ve got some fantastic new deals for you! It’s been over a week since we returned to Kickstarter to bring the world... Read more
Brand New Content and Some Super Exciting News
Hello, lovely Petzval backers. We know how much you love beautiful bokeh masterpieces, so we thought we’d stop by with Angelica Trinco’s stunning portraits. We hope they inspire you to... Read more
Big News: The New Naiad 15mm Ultra Wide- Angle Lens is now available for the Neptune Convertible Art Lens System!
New Magazine Content & Last Chance to get 25% off the Lomo'Instant Automat!
We couldn’t resist lending Matt Osbourne a Petzval 85 Art Lens to put through its paces. A seasoned fashion and beauty photographer, he describes black & white film photography as... Read more
The New Petzval 85 Portrait Lens on Fuji, Sony & Olympus Rangefinder Cameras & Only 7 Days left on the Lomo'Instant Automat Campaign!
Hello, lovely Petval 85 owners!
We received a lot of questions about problems using our Art Lens series with Sony and Fuji rangefinder cameras. Don’t despair – this is easily... Read more
New Magazine Content & the Lomo’Instant Automat Kickstarter Campaign!
If you still haven’t followed photographer Alession Albi’s work then we suggest you do it now. He creates mesmerizing portraits that play on the strengths and beauty of the feminine... Read more
Some Cool New Magazine Features + The Daguerreotype Achromat Art Lens Kickstarter Campaign!
This year was a huge milestone for the Petzval Lens—175 years and still looking as young as ever with each passing day! With all the wonderful submissions to the “175... Read more
Enter for a Chance to Have Your New Petzval 85 Photos Exhibited Around the World + Many More Great Prizes!
Hello Petzval Friends,
We just wanted to say hello and also let you know about some really exciting stuff happening that might be of interest to you. We hope you're... Read more
The New Petzval 58 Bokeh Control Art Lens Launch + Incredible Petzval Artists & Stories!
Greetings to all of our Petzval pals!
We just wanted to drop by and give you a quick update on what's happening in the exciting world of Petzval.
Firstly, we're... Read more
Join Us For A Very Special Petzval Event!
We are excited to tell you that we have organised special events in all our Gallery and selected Embassy Stores for the official launch of the Petzval Lens! This is... Read more
Become A Petzval Apprentice And Have A Party!
We are very excited to announce our Petzval Apprentice competition! The first official Petzval Lens contest and an opportunity to showcase your talents to the world! There are no specific... Read more
Petzval Update: Now in The Very Final Stages of Shipping
Hi everyone! We hope all of you who now have your New Petzval Art Lens are having a fantastic time shooting with it! We are thrilled to see so many... Read more
Black Petzval Lenses Shipping Now, Update On Remaining Brass Lenses For Shipment + News of a Brand New Lomography Art Lens
Hi everyone! Firstly apologies for not updating you on the latest Petzval news for a while; we wanted to have a solid timeline to communicate to those backers who are... Read more
Production Update: All Lenses With A February Delivery Estimate Are Now Shipping From Russia!
Hi everyone! For all of you who have already received your Petzval Lens, we hope you love it. We really appreciate all the positive feedback we have been getting. In... Read more
An Update On Production, Video Shot With The Special Apertures & Petzval Lens On The New Sony A7 Camera!
Second Batch Of Lenses Sending Now (And Third Batch Soon), An Update On The Engraved Lenses & Brand New Petzval Content
Second Batch Of Lenses Sending Now
The second batch of 500 brand-spanking new Petzval lenses is sending out to backers now (some even shipped last week). If you are in... Read more
The First 500 Lenses Are Shipping Out!
Hey everyone, the holidays are here and we have great news for a whole bunch of you! The first 500 lenses are shipping! The completed packages are on their way... Read more
Your Amazing Stretch Goal Rewards Are Being Prepared!
We know we only did an update only a few days ago but couldn’t resist showing you this. By hitting so many amazing stretch goals during the campaign, we promised... Read more
Lomography x Zenit New Petzval Lens Update: The Development Process So Far & Aperture Comparison Shots
Hi everyone, it’s been a week since we last updated you on our progress and we wanted to tell you what’s been happening behind the scenes!
Focusing Issues & Improvements... Read more
We Are Making Progress! The Latest News On The Petzval Lens Project
Shot With Canon 55D - View Hi-Res
Over the past couple of weeks we have continued working hard on the lenses. The optics are now getting close to... Read more
A Behind The Scenes Look At The Petzval Engraving Process + Survey Reminder
Photo Taken With Petzval Lens & Canon 5D - View Hi-Res
Hi everyone! Firstly, if you haven’t had chance to answer your survey for the Petzval Lens yet, please help... Read more
Petzval Surveys Are Sent! Please Help Us By Answering As Soon As Possible (19th September Deadline)
Photo Taken With Petzval Lens & Canon 5D - View Hi-Res
Hi all! We are now steamrolling head with everything for the Petzval production. And in order to organize things... Read more
An Update On Petzval Progress, Indoor & Night Sample Photos & New Video
Taken with Canon 5D - View Hi-Res
Hi everyone! Over the past week since the Kickstarter campaign ended, we have been busying ourselves with all kinds of things and wanted... Read more
It’s Time To STRETCH! Less Than 24 Hours Left To Hit The Final Goal
Oooooh it’s getting exciting! Those final hours are clicking down and we are inching ever closer to the $1.4 million mark. If we manage to step over that target,... Read more
Very Last Chance To Upgrade & Aperture Comparison Photos
Hi everyone! With less than 2 days to go until the Kickstarter campaign ends, we are getting very excited to see whether we can hit thefinal $1.4 million stretch... Read more
New Photos, New Videos & Some Friendly Reminders
A New Petzval Sample Photo Shot Using Canon 5D - View Hi-Res
Hi everyone! It’s only been a day since we announced our new $1.4 million stretch goaland we... Read more
Woohoo, We Hit $1.3 Million, Thanks Everyone! Great Additional Lomography Treats Available (And A Special Information Request)
A New Photo Shot With The Petzval lens On Canon 5D - View Hi-Res
What a great start to the week! We just smashed through our $1.3 million stretch goal... Read more
New Petzval Video, Crop-Sensor Sample Photos & Updated MTF Chart
Hi everyone! We are inching ever closer to the HUGE $1.3 million stretch goal. We keep saying thanks, but seriously, we mean it. This has been such an exciting project... Read more
New Video With Our Latest Petzval Lens Sample & Lots More Photos!
We are getting steadily closer to the exciting $1.3 million stretch goal on Kickstarter. Remember, if we hit this amazing target, we will give all lens backers 3 additional Waterhouse... Read more
Photos From New Petzval Lens Sample, Lens Engraving Details & Stretch Goal Reminder
We recently received a brand new Petzval Lens sample from Russia and have been busy taking some quick first shots to share with you! Each of the photos were shot... Read more
$1.3 Million Stretch Goal: Pick Designs for 2 Waterhouse Plates and Watch Our Petzval Behind-the-Scenes Video
Waterhouse Aperture Plate Survey
Last week, we opened up our new stretch goal for $1.3 million in pledges - If we hit this target, we will send every backer the... Read more
Petzval Mega Update: $1 Million in Pledges, New Stretch Goal, Press Features and More New Photos
Thank You for $1 Million in Pledges!
We cannot believe our own eyes today that we hit the elusive $1 Million mark to support production of the Petzval (D)SLR Art... Read more
The Petzval at the Amusement Park, New Sample Photos, Pledge Caps and DSLR Views
A Night Out with the Petzval (D)SLR Art Lens
We stepped out for a fun night-out at the Prater Amusement Park in Vienna - armed with a camera and the... Read more
Answering some Petzval (D)SLR Art Lens Mount Questions, $1 Million Stretch Goal and Number Engraving Updates
Hello everyone, have we got news for you! In this update, you'll find discussions on the $1 million stretch goal, a first look at the engraving as well as our... Read more
The Petzval (D)SLR Art Lens in the Press (So Far)
We are overwhelmed with the love and support that the Petzval Kickstarter Campaign has gotten from the press and media all over the world! Check out a few kind words... Read more
A Mega Petzval Update: Stretch Goals, New Premium Pledges Opened and Other Questions Answered!
A Big Thank You (Again)!
First of all, we have reached our top tier thanks to all of you! To begin this update, all backers* will be receiving along with... Read more
Stretching Beyond the Finish Line: Pledge for Petzval
Thank you so much to those who have worked with us in making the biggest analogue comeback this century possible! Read more to find out how you can help and... Read more
A BIG thank you from Lomography for successfully funding the Petzval Project!
Words cannot express how happy the entire team at Lomography is to achieve such an unprecedented warm reception towards the Petzval lens. In less than 6 hours, we have achieved... Read more
Thank You so Far in Backing the Lomography Petzval D(SLR) Art Lens!
To our beloved backers, we'd love to thank you for all the support, reaching $60,000 strong (and going higher) in just a few hours that the pledge page has gone... Read more