The New Russar+ is a rebirth of the legendary 1958 Russar MR-2 - The mother of all modern super wide-angle lenses. Shoot sharp wide-angle photos bursting with wonderful character!

Designed by Lomography and manufactured in Russia by Zenit, the New Russar+ (L39/M mount) is a new super-wide-angle lens and an update on the groundbreaking 1958 Russar MR-2. The New Russar+ celebrates the pioneering tradition of the original Russar MR-2 and incorporates significant design improvements.

The New Russar+ is the perfect wide angle lens for sharp shots bursting with the unique character and quality that only a lens manufactured using the finest Russian optics can bring. Shooting with the New Russar+ Art Lens is a truly special experience and you will love this beautiful creative process!

About The Original Russar MR-2

The original Russar MR-2 was the masterpiece of (and named after) Mikhail Mikhailovich Rusinov, once the Deputy Chief Engineer at Zenit, who devised its fantastic optical scheme. It was patented in 1946 and laid the foundations from which all super-wide-angle lenses have since been designed.

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Information for New Russar+ Pre-Orders

We are now taking pre-orders for the New Russar+ Lens in the Lomography Online Shop.

Pre-order lenses will be produced and delivered on a first come, first serve basis (as we only have limited production capabilities), so please order early if you want your beautiful lens sooner rather than later!

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