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Barbara Corvino

Intentional In-camera Out of Focus

Created and judged by Barbara Corvino

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Brief
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This contest is about photographing deliberately out of focus, for example using manual focus. This effect must be done in camera, not using post production software. The whole image must be out of focus: this contest is not about shallow depth of field, not about panning, not about zooming. The out of focus must have an aesthetic reason: with this technique, it is possible to obtain an abstract aspect, shapes that stand out against a contrasting background, points of light etc. I invite you to explore this kind of photography and I wait for your creations.

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Entries closed
9 February 2020

Rating
9 February 2020 to 17 February 2020

Winners announced
17 February 2020

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