Vintage lenses deliver character that cannot be replicated by any camera or post production process. Many of these older lenses use types of glass and coatings that can no longer be used to build lenses… The subtle distortion, lens flares, bokeh, and lower contrast are unique to vintage lenses and we are all going crazy for them these days! The Lomo Super Speeds Spherical Set were built by LOMO (Leningrad Optical-Mechanical Association, abbreviated in Russian) who first started producing cameras in 1933.
In 1993, LOMO was privatised and now produces mainly telescopes and microscopes. The last lenses to come out of the LOMO factory were produced in the early 90s and this appeared to be the end of the production line of their beautiful lenses. Over the past decade, Lomo lenses (especially the anamorphic ones) have become increasingly popular amongst cinematographers and lusted after by those after that little bit of imperfection they provides, which is the ideal contrast to the exaggerated perfection guaranteed to us by modern cameras. They soften the image, are less contrastive, whites are accompanied by a halo effect, and shining lights create a unique flare and unusual reflection. Our Lomo Super Speeds Spherical set have all the characteristics you want so get in touch and find out more!
Our set is made up of 28, 35, 50 and 75mm, T1.4 – 1.5