Daily Archives: August 23, 2013

Weekly Photo Challenge: Focus, Take Two

By Vladimir Brezina

This week’s Photo Challenge is Focus.

Isolating the main subject in sharp focus against a blurry background is often the beginning of a powerful photograph. But it’s easy to then lose sight of the fact that the blurry background is still there and can make or break the photo, no less than the main subject. It’s helpful to forget that the photo is of something and see it instead, for a moment, just as a two-dimensional plane of abstract shapes and colors…

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The first Focus post was here.

Weekly Photo Challenge: Focus

By Vladimir Brezina

This week’s Photo Challenge is Focus.

Got to focus on what’s most important…

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Thunderstorm over the Gulf of Mexico, St. Pete Beach, Florida, August 2013. More photos are here.

A second Focus post is here.

Travel Theme: Play

By Vladimir Brezina

Ailsa’s travel-themed photo challenge this week is Play.

Blow your horn
... And sing out loud!

From the 2013 Coney Island Mermaid Parade.