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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Aaron Elster
20D with Prakticar 500mm F/5.6 Pentagon lens
Blue Planet
Acquainted with the Night
Cotton mill village Grist Mill
Simply Red
She saw something
Rain of Color
Ana in Blue
Cherry Blossom
warm smile
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Barn Window
Center for Manufacturing, University of Kentucky
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