If you reverse one optical element of a $70 Zenit MC Zenitar 50mm f/2 lens, you get this magic bokeh. Iranian photographer Alireza Rostami has been studying and experimenting with lenses for years. He discovered that by reversing one of the elements in a lens, the lens will create an unusual and stunning bokeh. Considering the price of the lens, it’s a low-cost experiment. It’s even cheaper used.
After modifying the lens, Rostami mounted it to his Canon 6D DSLR with a M42-to-EF mount adapter. Here’s a video that shows how he did it:
Curiously he made this YouTube video with a smart phone in portrait, rather than landscape mode.
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(Note: The original video has been removed. This shows the same idea.) Photographing light trails at night has been a popular technique of both still photographers and videographers. We’ve all seen the light trails of night traffic in a time lapse video. Light painting in still photography can be done a couple of ways. One […]Read More