A&P Playing with spot-focusing and Depth of Field.

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  1. The Green Bastard

    The Green Bastard Click click click bang

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    hash browns lolcathlon champion OT Supporter

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    Well, it's just not a very intersting picture to begin with -- But yes, you can use this technique in other pictures to make foreground elements appear out-of-focus and create a framing for your subject.

    This picture doesn't really do that, the foreground is just out-of-focus.

    Try again.
     
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    hash browns lolcathlon champion OT Supporter

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    They're pines and pine cones, not very interesting to begin with... but if you really must shoot it as your subject, find a way to make it interesting.

    Not everyone can be a dzmedia you know.
     
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    put up a pic of the original plant, i have an idea if what it looks like is what i'm thinking...
     
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    Only other pic I have with that plant in it.
     
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    lemans23 PV - The Vision of Sound

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    ...can u take another one?
     
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    IMO, the spot focusing + DOF is more useful in a situation of say....a crowd of faces and you want to focus on one that happens to be a few back, or cars in a row, but you want to frame the 3rd (for examlpe) one back while keeping the others in the picture
     
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    Oh....Like I said, I'm a newbie and I'm testing techniques and stuff like that.
     
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    you should try and take the picture again with the sun comming from the back to create a rim light, just be careful with glare, but it'll make it more interesting
     

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