Tones or shades of any color(s) as the background to your subject
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This challenge requires varied shades of any color or colors as the background. Try to showcase a subject by having a background that does not distract, is not absent, yet adds interest to the picture by it's varied color, tone or shadowing. See examples. You might achieve it with lighting or a shallow depth of field to create the bokeh. Natural outdoor backgrounds may work too. Good luck!
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Thursday, 23rd February, 2012 (GMT)
Thursday, 1st March, 2012 – Wednesday, 7th March, 2012 (GMT)
Thursday, 8th March, 2012 – Wednesday, 14th March, 2012 (GMT)
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This is my 1:1 macro shot of a long-horned beetle. The surreal bokeh was produced from the glitters of the Christmas decor where I put the beetle in. It really gives the photo a "hallucinogenic" look, haha.
|Submitted:||Thursday, 1st March, 2012 08:00 (GMT)|
|Taken:||Monday, 6th June, 2011|
|Focal length:||55 mm|
|Shutter speed:||1/200 sec|
|Notes:||Handheld macro shot using a reverse-mounted kit lens. Pop-up flash with puffer diffuser used to aid in lighting.|
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