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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An old Exacta prime.
by danzink
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Submitted: Wednesday, 4th November, 2009 12:16 (GMT)
Taken: Friday, 7th August, 2009
Focal length: 50 mm
Shutter speed: 1/100 sec
Aperture: F2
ISO: 200
Notes: Flash: Canon 430 EX II on. An Exacta to Canon mount ring. Manual focus.The EXIF of the Canon DSLR does not recognise the aperture.
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