A good place to be a bee

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    or a good place just to be.

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    Shot at the San Francisco Botanical Garden using a DIY 2 element 100 mm lens made from a 75 mm achromat and a -235 mm negative meniscus. Stopped down to f/ 2.6

    I've updated my DIY camera lens tutorial to include information on this, my latest lens

    AIR BUS, Nick Porcino, and 10 other people added this photo to their favorites.

    1. tengtan (catching up) 50 months ago | reply

      Fantastic painterly capture from great technical improvisation!

      Seen in my contacts' photos. (?)

    2. Jane in Colour 50 months ago | reply

      So beautiful, impressive shot!

    3. restlessthought 50 months ago | reply

      a spring dream! .... beautiful image.

    4. AIR BUS 50 months ago | reply

      This is one of your best! Very, very nicely done!

    5. Falling Thru The Lens 50 months ago | reply

      Loveliness! That softly glowing light is just wonderful.

    6. chexed 24 months ago | reply

      Now I want even more to make a lens!!

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