Weekly Photo Challenge: Focus

For this challenge, we were asked to tinker with the manual settings, use the auto focus feature, or play around with an app to:

  • Snap a photo of something or someone in focus, against a blurred background.
  • Share a panorama or landscape in sharp focus, in which you can see details far away.
  • Use a camera app to force focus (or blur) in an experimental way.
  • Take multiple photos of the same scene or subject using different aperture settings and publishing the results.


In this photo, the wind chime stands out in sharp relief to the blurred background of the surrounding trees:




While in these photos, the images were deliberately blurred in a nighttime setting:

Washington Monument, Washington, D.C.

Washington Monument, Washington, D.C.

Students at base of Washington Monument

Students at base of Washington Monument



To focus in on this week’s photo challenge, check out http://dailypost.wordpress.com/2013/08/23/weekly-photo-challenge-focus/

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11 thoughts on “Weekly Photo Challenge: Focus

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  3. I love how you captured the wind chime in stillness, when we usually think of them as moving – and then had the silhouettes moving, instead of still! I think the combination you chose illustrates the prompt very creatively!


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