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A Unique Perspective

© 2016 Thousand Word Images by Dustin Abbott

The Laowa 12mm f/2.8 Zero D is the widest focal length I’ve ever used on full frame. It is extremely wide, but it can focus down very close (about 7 inches/18cm – and that is from the camera sensor). You can get within a couple of inches of your subject, which allows for some really unique images because of the wide focal length. I was almost on top of these dead pine branches, but the resulting image has a great abstract, moody quality. Despite being so close, there is still the hint of the forest around. This is a very fun little lens, and provides a very unique perspective. To see more from it, click here:

Gear Used:
Canon EOS 5D Mark IV (5D4)
Canon EOS 6D DSLR Camera (Body Only)
Laowa 12mm f/2.8 Zero D
Adobe Lightroom CC Software for Mac and Windows (Boxed Version)
Adobe Photoshop Creative Cloud 1-Year Subscription
Alien Skin Exposure X (Use Code “dustinabbott” to get 10% anything and everything)

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