Lomography, maker of your favorite retro plastic film cameras, is diving into the world of digital with a new package of three experimental lenses for micro four thirds mirrorless cameras. The photos look pretty incredible, even if they're not exactly "high quality."
The three-lens kit includes a fisheye for creating wonky, 160-degree point-of-view shots, a wide-angle 12mm lens, as well as a 24mm lens. Probably the coolest feature on the optics is a mechanical shutter on the lenses themselves that lets you create real, optical multiple exposures with your digital camera. Just set your micro four thirds shooter's shutter speed to something long—the new Olympus EM-1 goes up to 60 seconds—and then open and close the mechanical shutter. The results are super fun:
Keep in mind that these are toy camera lenses—they're Lomo, after all—so they're not going to have fancy glass or specs, but that also means that the whole set costs only $90. At that price, there's basically no reason not to own them. [Lomography]
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