Old Tech: Softly Glowing (Spherical Aberration)

Challenge #47 in the Technology Enabling Art series. Hosted by ProfHankD.
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Submit any photograph captured using a modern digital camera with a lens that makes everything glow, as shown in the sample images. This effect, most often used to soften female portraits or create surreal landscapes, is caused by undercorrected spherical aberrations -- an optical flaw most prominent when shooting wide-open with fast lenses that predate cheap methods for producing aspheric elements (generally, before 1985). Canon has a little history of aspheric lenses at https://global.canon/en/imaging/l-lens/technology/aspherical_lenses.html
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Canon 50 F.095 Dream Lens
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Submitted: Friday, 27th September, 2019 01:47 (GMT)
Taken: Saturday, 12th December, 2015
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Shutter speed: 1/320 sec
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