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Lomography Resurrect 1940's Jupiter Lens

Lomography Resurrect 1940's Jupiter Lens  - Lomography has introduced a new Jupiter 3+ Art Lens to the World that was originally designed in Soviet Russia in the late 1940's.

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Lomography JUPITER 3+ f/1.5 in Interchangeable Lenses


Lomography has resurrected a lens from the glory days of rangefinder photography to bring fans a lens that has a super-fast performance and great low light abilities. 

The new Jupiter 3+ Art Lens, designed by Lomography and manufactured by Zenit in the same factory in Russia as the original lens, has a 50mm focal length and a fast f/1.5 maximum aperture. 

In addition to having a modified 0.7m closest focusing distance (an improvement from 1m on the original lens), the New Jupiter 3+ Art Lens is directly compatible with L39 and M mount rangefinder and mirrorless digital cameras, as well as many more using adapter mounts.

The Jupiter 3+ Art Lens is constructed from chrome-plated solid brass, making it much more durable than the original Jupiter 3 lens, which was made out of aluminum.

The New Jupiter 3+ Art Lens is being produced in small batches and is available from the Lomography Online Shop for £499.00.


Jupiter 3+ Art Lens Specs:

  • Focal Length: 50mm
  • Aperture: f/1.5 - 1/22
  • Lens Mount: L39, includes Leica M-mount adapter
  • M-mount Adapter Frame Line Triggering: 50mm frame line
  • Rangefinder Coupling:  Yes
  • Minimum image circle: 44mm
  • Field of view : 46 degrees
  • Flange distance: 28.8mm (L39 mount) 27.8mm (M mount)
  • Closest Focusing Distance: 0.7m
  • Filter Thread Requirement: 40.5mm
  • Lens Construction: 7 elements in 3 groups


Lomography JUPITER 3+ 50mm f/1.5 Sample Photos

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dannyr 8 46 United Kingdom
22 Jan 2016 8:53AM
Not too fond of the Bokeh.

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AlexandraSD 6 755 United Kingdom
26 Jan 2016 9:10PM
I quite like it, but i would say that, i own the original 50mm 1.5 jupiter 3 and simply adore it Smile

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