One of the things I most enjoy about my mirrorless camera is its ability to use (with a suitable adapter) just about any sort of lens – including the the kind bought of ebay for very small amounts of money. This is taken using a SMC Pentax-A zoom, 35-70mm, which is pretty much the kind of all purpose lens that would have been on any keen tourist’s film camera in the way-back-when. It’s capable of quite close focus, but with the addition of a couple of macro extension tubes it gets verrry close, to the point where you appreciate that a butterfly is a very 3D creature.
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A while back I ran away from a twentymumble-year corporate career to be a feckless art student. Since then I've dirtied my hands with, metaphorically and/or literally, bronze and ceramic sculpture, photography, and digital and traditional illustration. Mask making was one discovery, dovetailing with my interests in teaching and performing improvised theatre. View all posts by alittleart