Weekly Photo Challenge: FOCUS

 

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You might have seen this same photo before in black & white, and I’m sorry for showing you the same scene again, but I don’t have a better representative of the depth of field usage among my photos. Β Anyway, sometimes a conversion of coloured to b&w makes a tremendous change, and it can’t be considered as the same picture, can it? The pic shows my toys that are not just collecting dust. As you can see, I do play with them quite often πŸ˜€

Wish you all a pleasant weekend, and to stay focused only on the good stuff!

P.S. Click on the player above to enjoy Moby’s “Slipping Away” song.

P.S.S. I must be really tired, I’ve just realised it is not the same pic at all, the hell it is not the same lens :D. Well, at least I am not repeating myself πŸ˜‰

50 Comments on “Weekly Photo Challenge: FOCUS

    • Are you referring to my exhaustion? I am not overworked though I worked my ass off this week (which I loved); it is the changing weather, and fits of cold that are killing me – will get better πŸ™‚ I hope you are doing something fun in the fresh air?

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      • Lots of rain forecast but I will be walking on the Moors on Monday. Social stuff before then. I will NOT consider the possibility that Autumn is in the air. πŸ™‚
        Relax, enjoy… Paula.

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  1. I instantly remembered this photo (even though it wasn’t the same one and this was with another lens! πŸ˜€ ) I prefer the colour version. This weekend will be all about flying, travelling and not having slept enough, so I’m looking forward to Sunday!

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  2. Thanks for introducing your toys, Paula. πŸ™‚ Wishing you a relaxing weekend.
    Big hug β™₯
    Dina

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    • I wish I have a real one like Simba, but for the moment this puppy will have to do :D. Have a good rest Sophia and some fun too πŸ™‚ *hugs*

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  3. Cool camera work. I can see the blur on the animal in the background. Same way it’s done it on TV. It’s a technical process I never managed. I made a C in photography. I worked so hard in that class.

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    • This may very well be your teacher’s fault. Shallow depth of field is achieved with a big aperture and selective focusing. Here I focused on the sheep and left the dog out of focus to accentuate the distance between them as I wanted to convey the feeling of her slipping away. I appreciate your visit and comment. I’ve just stopped by your blog and you strike me as a creative person. Wishing you good luck with your book, Paula

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  4. This is such a lovely photo, somehow the sheep looks full of character, and the light and shadows are wonderful. Isn’t it great to play πŸ™‚

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    • It is wonderful to play :). You noticed it :). Yes, that sheep is full of character, and is strong-willed too πŸ˜€ Thank you, Seonaid.

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    • Wrong, it is not the same pic after all. As I said further on in the text, it wasn’t even the same lens. I first liked the b&w better, now I am more fond of the coloured pic πŸ˜€ Thank you for commenting.

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      • Funny how that happens. I’ve got several photos that I have in both color and B&W, and it all depends on my mood as to which I prefer.

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