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    Subject, abstraction, and bokeh.

    What's not clear and obvious tickles one's imagination, that is why out of focus backgrounds can be so important to a photograph.
    It works great for the more commen subjects like portraits and flowers but how does it work with other subjects. The suggestion of what is happening often intriques more then a sharp fact.
    I must admit; it sounds like a studyassignment but that is due to a part of my professional deformation.
    Could be anything, if you have examples you like to share please post them here. (In this case
    Here is an example of what it could mean.
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    Re: Subject, abstraction, and bokeh.

    Never mind ( In this case....... It just means nothing is perfect....

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    Re: Subject, abstraction, and bokeh.

    Gives me a headache looking at it.

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    Re: Subject, abstraction, and bokeh.

    Quote Originally Posted by Irwell View Post
    Gives me a headache looking at it.
    This must put your mind at rest. Most things are in focus.

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    Re: Subject, abstraction, and bokeh.

    Wow! What an excellent picture. I would love to see (and own) a large print of this photograph.

    Quote Originally Posted by Michiel Schierbeek View Post
    This must put your mind at rest. Most things are in focus.

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    Re: Subject, abstraction, and bokeh.

    Quote Originally Posted by Jonathon Delacour View Post
    Wow! What an excellent picture. I would love to see (and own) a large print of this photograph.
    Thank you Jonathon for your comment!
    It was shot on a fair in Amsterdam with an E-300.
    You can always send me a message and may be we can work something out.

    Kind regards, Michiel

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    Re: Subject, abstraction, and bokeh.

    Quote Originally Posted by Michiel Schierbeek View Post
    Thank you Jonathon for your comment!
    It was shot on a fair in Amsterdam with an E-300.
    You can always send me a message and may be we can work something out.

    Kind regards, Michiel
    I have to guess that there are lots of perhaps window reflections? Makes for an interesting image. I have a few like that (well, not LIKE that--but with window reflections making it difficult to work out context, but that's the fun of yours).

    Diane

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    Re: Subject, abstraction, and bokeh.

    Quote Originally Posted by Diane B View Post
    I have to guess that there are lots of perhaps window reflections? Makes for an interesting image. I have a few like that (well, not LIKE that--but with window reflections making it difficult to work out context, but that's the fun of yours).

    Diane
    It was a very busy and crowded environment at the time with indeed a fair amount of reflections through all the glass of the the different fairground tents. I had to shoot with lots of DOF, otherwise focussing anything would have been hard.

    If you can come up with an(y) example(s), in this respect, from your recources, it would be much appreciated.

    Did notice the party going on about your contributions on the other forum; very nice to see, and you deserve it
    Greetings, Michiel

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