Old Manual Focus Prime Lens

Challenge #5 in the Technology Enabling Art series. Hosted by ProfHankD.
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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.
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Look of the old dog
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Our dog Adam, 16 years old.
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Submitted: Tuesday, 3rd November, 2009 16:07 (GMT)
Taken: Friday, 9th October, 2009
Focal length: 80 mm
Shutter speed: 1/8 sec
Aperture: F1.8
ISO: 800
Notes: Hand held. RAW developed in ACR 4.4.1. Applied curves, downsized and minor sharpened.
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