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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Vista House in Winter
by CamasJC
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Vista house in the Columbia Gorge (between Washington & Oregon) shot from approx. 1 mile away with a D700 and a 1970s(?) MF 300/2.8
Submitted: Wednesday, 4th November, 2009 04:01 (GMT)
Taken: Wednesday, 18th February, 2009
Focal length: 300 mm
Shutter speed: 1/60 sec
Aperture: F11
ISO: 200
Notes: manual focus, manual exposure settings, shot in RAW format, cropped and converted to Jpeg in Photoshop CS3
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