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So this week we had to do a new experience, go somewhere new, use a new photography technique, eat a new food. That kind of thing. Wish this one had been in a couple of weeks when Phil and I are off to Jedburgh, a new place for me, but hey-ho that’s how the cookie crumbles. So the extra credit this time was something from your bucket list. Well I’ve got a lensbaby lens on my bucket list, and as it’s my birthday soon, I thought I’d treat myself to a little one. The lensbaby Trio 28 has 3 lenses which give different effects, one where the pictures come out fuzzy around the edges, another one that gives everything a glow, and one that does a twisty bokeh. I have yet to experiment more, but managed to get the twisty to work on my umbrella plant.

I don’t expect it’ll win any prizes, but I’m just starting out with this one!

New lens, baby!

17 comments on “52 Frames ~ New experience ~ 10/08/2020

  1. beetleypete says:

    Always nice to try out some new kit. Great photo too. Lensbabys are trick to master, so I’m told.

    (You might remember I get free stuff as an Amazon tester. Last week, I snagged one of these, complete with stand/remote. It’s the most expensive thing I have got for nothing off Amazon so far, and even pricier than a Lenovo laptop I got free in 2018.
    https://www.sony.co.uk/electronics/cyber-shot-compact-cameras/zv-1
    Still in the box, as I am waiting for the weather to cool down before I play with it.)

    Best wishes, Pete.

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    1. Wow that IS a cool piece of kit! I hope you do a couple of videos for your blog, take us on one of your walks maybe. Well done for snagging it!

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  2. Jane Lurie says:

    I’ve been tempted by the lensbaby. Love the image and its circularity. Enjoy playing with it.

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    1. Cheers Jane, will see how it does when I get chance to get out with it!

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  3. raistlin0903 says:

    I have no idea what a lensbaby is (sorry…I’m not so technical😅😅😅), but if you can make pictures like these with them, that’s just excellent! Also…nice to hear your birthday is coming up! Hope you will have a wonderful day ahead of you😊

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    1. Thanks Michel 😊

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    1. 😘 thanks Kim 😊

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  4. Elizabeth says:

    A new lens! Congrats! The photo is lovely! For sure a great birthday present!

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    1. Thanks Elizabeth.

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  5. Jedburgh! What’s it like?

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    1. Dunno, going this weekend!

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      1. Can’t wait to hear!

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  6. Michelle GD says:

    Happy (early) birthday! Hope you have lots of fun with your new lenses!

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    1. Thanks Michel, birthday tomorrow and we are away for a little break. If only the weather would play nice!!

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  7. bernhard1965 says:

    Congratulation to this new tool. I hope you will share al lot of images taken with this lensbaby.

    Best regards
    Bernhard

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    1. Thanks Bernherd, I’ve been practicing with mixed results!

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