Lomography introduces first Petzval Art Lens for full-frame mirrorless cameras

Lomography Petzval 55

Lomography has introduced the company’s first Petzval Art Lens designed specifically for the full-frame mirrorless lens family: the New Petzval 55 mm f/1.7. The lens is compatible with Sony E, Canon RF, and Nikon Z full-frame mirrorless cameras. A tribute to Joseph Petzval’s first portrait lens of 1840, Lomography says the lens features:

  • Adjustable Swirly Bokeh with Dedicated Bokeh Control Ring
  • Maximum Aperture of f/1.7
  • 55 mm Focal Lens to Get Even Closer to Your Subjects
  • Dual Aperture System: 8 Blade Stopless Aperture Diaphragm and Secondary Waterhouse Plate Aperture System For Special Bokeh Effects
  • Dampened Focusing Ring for Accurate Manual Focus
  • Easily Integratable in the Filmmaker Arsenal
  • A Brass Design Vintage Look or an Aluminium Design for a More Contemporary Feel
  • Available in satin finished or black painted brass or in black anodized aluminum
Petzval 55 on a Nikon Z 6

Technical specifications

Focal Length: 55 mm

Maximum Aperture: f/1.7

Aperture: Dual Aperture system:

  • Diaphragm Aperture f/1.7 – f/22
  • Waterhouse Aperture Slot

Available Lens Mounts: Canon RF, Nikon Z, Sony E

Lens Construction: 4 elements 3 Groups, Petzval Design Lens Coating: Multi-Coated

Closest Focusing Distance: 0.6 m

Focusing Mechanism: Helicoid

Field of View: 41 degrees – 47.5 degrees

Filter Thread: 67 mm x P 0.75

Electronic Contacts: No