Abnormal Lenses

Challenge #3 in the Technology Enabling Art series. Hosted by ProfHankD.
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There are a lot of really nice lenses out there, but there also are a lot of things that aren't "normal" camera lenses in any sense of the word. They may be special-purpose lenses (fisheye, soft-focus, telescope, microscope, etc.), door peepholes, pinholes and zone plates, mirrored stuff, various plastic or glass objects, water, etc. Use one. Digital imaging makes it easy to see and creatively manipulate the somewhat unpredictable effects of such optics.
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by Lothman
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Nikon CF Series finite microscope lenses work worke quite well on a DSLR. For this shot I took about 100 single shots and stacked them together - NO CROP
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Submitted: Thursday, 20th August, 2009 22:34 (GMT)
Taken: Friday, 14th August, 2009
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Shutter speed: 1/125 sec
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ISO: 100
Notes: Macro 10:1, external flash, diffusors, reflectors...
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