Selective Focus

Fashion photographs, demonstrating varied depth of fields.


Selective focus is a technique that in combination with the composition of a photograph can be used to create a more dynamic and interesting image. Selective focus involves having the camera lens focused on a specific item with either the foreground or background blurred. This effect can give a sense of drama or romance as well as foreboding. The following images are examples of selective focus.





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