Blurry Subject, Crisp Background

Challenge #7 in the The Art of Contradiction series. Hosted by sagebrushfire.
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This should push the limits of your creativity. I want the subject (and there MUST be a subject, no landscapes) to be out of focus while the background is crisp and clear. This goes against most peoples' instincts when taking photos.
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the sea through blurry rusty rings
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Submitted: Tuesday, 4th September, 2012 01:20 (GMT)
Taken: Thursday, 30th November, 1899
Focal length: 14 mm
Shutter speed: 1/400 sec
Aperture: F3.5
ISO: 200
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