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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800mm F8.0 Mirror lens Focused near 3.5m from the subject for an approx 1:2.7 magnification
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Submitted: Friday, 21st August, 2009 04:29 (GMT)
Taken: Friday, 26th June, 2009
Focal length: 800 mm
Shutter speed: 1/160 sec
Aperture: F2.8
ISO: 2500
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