Open to photographers with a ranking outside the top 1000. There are two other 'Shallow depth of field' contests currently open to other ranks. Take a look at the leaderboard for more information on Photocrowd rankings.
There are few better ways to subtly draw the viewer’s attention to a specific area of a photo than through the use of shallow depth of field. This technique isolates an element and throws the rest of the image into a lovely blur, creating results that can be cinematic and hugely evocative. The trick, here, is in knowing where to place the focus.
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