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Weekly Photo Challenge: Focus

Playing around with depth of focus is always a lot of fun. While I would love to take a fabulous landscape photo with everything clear and in sharp focus, more often I enjoy switching to a more shallow depth of focus, with the foreground being the subject and the expected subject being blurred.

Newport, Sweet peas by the Jetty, 1/320 sec; f/9.0; 55 mm
Yaquina Bay Bridge, from South Jetty, 1/320 sec; f/9.0; 55 mm
Bridge Alcove, 1/400 sec; f/10.0; 55 mm

And a couple with greater depth of field:

Newport, North Side of Jetty, 1/200 sec; f/11.0; 55 mm
Yaquina Head Lighthouse, 1/640 sec; f/6.3, 200 mm

Check out the other responses to this week’s photo challenge here: Weekly Photo Challenge: Out of Focus.

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12 thoughts on “Weekly Photo Challenge: Focus

      1. I hope to do just that. My best friend from college lives in Eugene — or near there — and we’re always talking about one of us visiting the other.

  1. Hmmm…Couldn’t comment via online from the WP desktop but good I can from the app. I like the log, through bridge alcove, and the lighthouse shots. You remind us there is beauty in the little things around a place where most may not notice.

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