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Focus-Shift Flower image

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Somebody in the USA contacted me to use one of my old photo which was

taken by a technique of Focus Shift, hence the image has big off-focus

bokeh superimposed on it.  In fact I’ve published such photo many times

like this or this. (though, the gear used or the lens may not be the same)

And even there was such drastic approach.   🙂     But this time, focus ring

was moved manually, and in order to have a slower shutter speed, shooting

took place in the evening, under rather dim light.

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And to make off-focus, shift to near or far, or the setting of F-aperture etc,

above all, how far the subject, will make the picture looks quite different.

(still, there is no fixed manner = it’s just case by case.   🙂  )

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Funny things of Focus Shift is, first moment, it was focused to the main

subject, then move the focus, generally till completely out of focus though,

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why not focused here and there.  = Two subjects will have each clear focus

(and bit of bokeh)  🙂

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Camera used here was the Nikon D800 — having had 37Mp image-sensor,

there are ample of space to crop the image.

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A radio DJ mentioned Xmas —– Oh no, soon it will be the November

—– still, flower patch has few flowers left.    Thanks Goodness.

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  1. Lemony (Gr)Egghead said, on October 24, 2015 at 23:11

    Gorgeous!

  2. chris said, on November 1, 2015 at 13:07

    Focus! great photography.

    • yoshizen said, on November 1, 2015 at 13:46

      Thank you Chris.
      Not sure whether “great” — just trying to see all the avenue one by one.


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