Term - Petzval lens
|Petzval lens||SWPP Photographic Glossary|
Thursday 25th August 2016
An early lens system developed by Joseph Petzval. It had a very wide aperture and was relatively free from aberration. Many modern lenses have developed from this simple three element design.
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