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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I chose this lens because of the nice round diafragm thanks to large amount of blades. At all apertures this lens gives round COC's This was somewhere between f5.6 and f8.
|Submitted:||Wednesday, 4th November, 2009 07:54 (GMT)|
|Taken:||Friday, 18th September, 2009|
|Focal length:||86 mm|
|Shutter speed:||1/8 sec|
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