Blurry Subject, Crisp Background
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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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Monday, 27th August, 2012 (GMT)
Monday, 3rd September, 2012 – Sunday, 9th September, 2012 (GMT)
Monday, 10th September, 2012 – Sunday, 16th September, 2012 (GMT)
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I was photographing some birds when suddenly this egret flew very close and directly across my field of view. The egret was so close and appeared so quickly that I was unable to lock focus on it. However, the alligator gliding along in the water in the background remained sharp.
|Submitted:||Thursday, 6th September, 2012 02:41 (GMT)|
|Taken:||Wednesday, 5th September, 2012|
|Focal length:||420 mm|
|Shutter speed:||1/800 sec|
|Notes:||Image shot as jpeg with minimal post processing. This was how the image came right out of the camera. No composite or other photoshop work was done.|
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