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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Hanging By a Thread
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Watched this spider free a fallen leaf from its web, destroying the web in the process. The spider hangs from what is left of the web.
Submitted: Wednesday, 4th November, 2009 14:32 (GMT)
Taken: Wednesday, 28th October, 2009
Focal length: 55 mm
Shutter speed: 1/1000 sec
Aperture: F0
ISO: 100
Notes: f1.4
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