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A fluke of a Bee Photo
Posted By: little laker, 08-18-2009, 05:29 PM

I was around 8 feet above this flower, on a boardwalk, and decided to snap on my Carl Zeiss Jena Sonnar 200mm F2.8 for an artistic shot.

I had just focused on this plant, as this bee landed on it.

It's my hardest lens to focus, with such a narrow DOF, especially at that distance. However I was able to somehow get close, and snap a photo before the bee flew off... just a moment later.

Here's the crop.

I don't think I can complain, for a photo at 8' away, shot wide open at f2.8.
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08-18-2009, 06:16 PM   #2
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I like the water color sort of effect on this one
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You got your shot and a bonus. lens produces some nice bokeh
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