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 supporting cast with Elvis Stojko at the CNE.
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When an intended subject is moving quickly autofocus systems have a tendency to "grab" the background - even when the subject is within the selected "focus area". This image serves as a reminder that performing *stars* - such as the former world figure skating champion Elvis Stojko - do not live in a vacuum. Many other talented people are needed to complete the show.
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Submitted: Tuesday, 4th September, 2012 01:50 (GMT)
Taken: Saturday, 1st September, 2012
Focal length: 45 mm
Shutter speed: 1/640 sec
Aperture: F1.8
ISO: 2500
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