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Limited Depth of Focus - Great Bokeh!

Challenge #5 in the A bit of everything series. Hosted by udaman.
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In this challenge, look for subjects that will pop out of the photo when using a large f/stop (old school term meaning a large aperture opening -- f/1, f/1.2, f/1.4, f/2, f/2.8, f/3.5, f/4). I am looking for "JUST" the subject to be in focus, and the background very "Out of Focus". Hint to beginners: Use a longer focal length and move closer to the subject. . Open Subject matter.
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Thorny Orb Weaver
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Wanted to use this in the Spider Challenge, BUT is was a good DOF example. Took this in Tarpon Springs, FL USA one summer, there were dozens of these all over a friends yard. They are Beautiful spiders!
Submitted: Monday, 25th May, 2009 05:35 (GMT)
Taken: Thursday, 16th August, 2007
Focal length: 50 mm
Shutter speed: 1/160 sec
Aperture: F6.3
ISO: 400
Notes: Spot metering
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