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Lomography recreates the world's first photographic optic lens

One of the most important lenses in photographic history.
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Lomography's newest art lens is a pretty special piece of glass. They've gone and recreated the lens from the 19th century Daguerreotype camera, which is the world's first photographic optic lens. Available for Nikon F or Canon EF lens mounts, the new lens puts a modern spin on things with a 64mm focal length and a f/2.9 aperture that is capable of shooting tack-sharp or dreamy, soft-focus images. 

It will also feature the Waterhouse Aperture Plate system to give your images unique textures that you just won't find in a traditional lens. The lens has already met its funding goal on Kickstarter and is set for delivery later this year.



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