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By hobbo
To discover what a lens can do can be fun, educational and useful...

This time it was my latest Ebay purchase, a circa £15 Chinese CCTV Lens ...a .... 25 - 1.4....with its tiny, supplied, extension ring fitted.

The extension ring changes the lens into quite a good close-up/macro lens, that produces interesting results.

Not for the serious close-up or macro or shooter, but for those among us who like to be experimentally find a familiar subject that lends itself to being seen in a different way.

Here I have emphasised the hard ridged brass of the connector with the softer bright yellow of the hose, in a diagonal composition.....with the lens doing its ...wide-open...shallow depth of field ...stuff.

I post this kind of thing, in the hope that it might encourage others to have a go, and to recognise that photography can be done on the cheap, with a little lateral/creatuve thinking.


Tags: Close-up and macro Creative photography CCTV Lenses

Voters: woolybill1, leo_nid, mogobiker and 7 more

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18 Nov 2017 8:18AM
good fun and effective closeup photography
hobbo Plus
10 1.7k 4 England
18 Nov 2017 8:55AM
Thank you Leo....

Chinga Plus
10 3 2 United Kingdom
18 Nov 2017 10:36AM
Eye catching subject. Good image, Isabel GrinGrin
Mollycat Plus
7 21 2 United Kingdom
18 Nov 2017 12:24PM
Lovely detail on that brass ring.
Daisymaye Plus
12 23 19 Canada
18 Nov 2017 1:23PM
It's always fun to try new things whatever they may be.

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