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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Yes, it's a... door
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Door from the Sagrada Familia Cathedral - Barcelona, Spain. This square cought my attention and I "fisheyed" it. Later on I found out its a special puzzle that sums up 33 (the age of Christ) in any direction... sort of a christian sudoku :)
Submitted: Wednesday, 26th August, 2009 00:03 (GMT)
Taken: Friday, 24th August, 2007
Focal length: 0 mm
Shutter speed: 1/30 sec
Aperture: F0
ISO: 800
Notes: This fisheye is a manual lens with a nikon mount. I got one of those nikon-canon adaptors just for the fun of this kind of "abnormal" results
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