2009 Challenge, Day 233: OUT OF FOCUS

Today is Friday, August 21st, 2009. Today’s theme for the 2009 Challenge is OUT OF FOCUS.

"guitarplaying", by wenedeux

We’ve done this before. Relax!

Get out there, and switch to manual focus. Now shoot a photo! Well, it’s not really that easy to make a beautiful work of art, out of focus. Consider contrasting colors and contrasting light. Maybe even consider the varying distance all the subjects in the frame are from the lens. This will decide how out of focus they are in the final shot.

"out focused", by youngdoo

Once you’re ready to submit your work to Flickr, you’ve got to do two important things. First, make sure you tag your photos correctly; “2009challenge″ and “2009challenge233“. Also, if you haven’t already, join thePhotoChallenge group on Flickr. Then, submit each day’s photo to the group’s pool.

"Reykjavik out of focus", by eir@si

To see all of the shots for today’s challenge, click here:


About Steve Troletti

I'm a Location Scout, Editorial, Nature, Wildlife and Environmental Photographer based in Malibu, California. I specialize in Nature and Urban Nature photography including Infrared Landscapes. The Bulk of my work takes place in the Los Angeles, California area, Greater Montreal Region, Canada, Switzerland, France and Varese in Northern Italy. Ethical wildlife photography is the main priority and focus of my work. A minimum disturbance of the animals, their habitat and the environment is my top priority. This applies as much to total wilderness areas as it does to urban nature environments. Ongoing education of environmental issues and building awareness for the protection of wildlife and wilderness areas around the world is what drives me to document the beauty that surrounds us.