Abnormal Lenses

Challenge #3 in the Technology Enabling Art series. Hosted by ProfHankD.
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There are a lot of really nice lenses out there, but there also are a lot of things that aren't "normal" camera lenses in any sense of the word. They may be special-purpose lenses (fisheye, soft-focus, telescope, microscope, etc.), door peepholes, pinholes and zone plates, mirrored stuff, various plastic or glass objects, water, etc. Use one. Digital imaging makes it easy to see and creatively manipulate the somewhat unpredictable effects of such optics.
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On the playa of Death Valleys Racetrack, each photographer enters his own world with mysterious rocks at the center.
Submitted: Friday, 21st August, 2009 07:00 (GMT)
Taken: Saturday, 7th March, 2009
Focal length: 4.5 mm
Shutter speed: 1/125 sec
Aperture: F14
ISO: 50
Notes: Handheld, using cable release just because I could.
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