Old Manual Focus Prime Lens
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Over the last 30 years, photographers have become used to a variety of convenience features such as wide-open auto exposure, auto focus, and zoom lenses. Unfortunately, these features cost us depth-of-focus preview, precision and robustness of physical construction, and the superior IQ of prime lenses. This challenge is for photos created combining the best of both worlds: modern digital image capture and processing with an old, high-quality, manual-focus, prime lens.
Thursday, 22nd October, 2009 (GMT)
Thursday, 29th October, 2009 – Wednesday, 4th November, 2009 (GMT)
Thursday, 5th November, 2009 – Wednesday, 11th November, 2009 (GMT)
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An Olive branch from a training bonsai on my balcony. This lens (bought by 200$ on eBay because it had a minor spot) is incredibly fast and sharp and also has one of the best bokeh and rendering I've ever seen. No wonder its the MF lens I use the most.
|Submitted:||Sunday, 1st November, 2009 00:27 (GMT)|
|Taken:||Saturday, 31st October, 2009|
|Focal length:||57 mm|
|Shutter speed:||671089/1073741824 sec|
|Notes:||Minor WB & color adjustments.|
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