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PROJECT 52-2-15 Focus: Selective
Posted By: mithrandir, 10-07-2009, 05:55 PM

In Week 14, we used a scene where nothing was in focus to achieve our goal. This week, we turn to picking out one item in the scene to focus on to the exclusion of everything else.

(Pictures for week 15 competition to be taken and posted between 20091011 AND 20091018).

NOTE: We have two Seasonal competitions planned for the last two weeks of year two. You may take pictures for these anytime between 20090705 and the posting dates of 20100704 or 20100711. This way you can include your favorite holiday or season whenever it occurs during the year.

Rules:
1. Anyone and everyone who is interested in eligible. The goal continues to be
have fun and share comments, concepts, insights, and techniques with fellow
Pentaxians.
2. Each week will feature a Theme and Sub-concept for you to explore.
3. Post your single picture in Project 52-2 thread for the week. Explain what
motivated you to take the picture and/or how you feel it represents the weekly
theme.
4. Some post-processing is OK (adjusting white balance, exposure, color
saturation), but let's try to stay away from heavily PP'ed images here. Try to
keep the creativity to photographic techniques and the captures themselves.
5. There is one “Theme Concept” labeled “black and white,” but feel free to post
black and white, sepia, monotone, etc., for any of the other themes.
6. The picture you post should be taken during the week in which the theme is
active to be eligible for judging.
7. Any picture taken from 20090705 to listed closing date is acceptable for the
two “Seasonal” competitions – Projects 52-2-51 & 52.

Full information is available at Thread https://www.pentaxforums.com/forums/mini-challenges-games-photo-stories/63239...ct-52-2-a.html

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10-15-2009, 06:02 AM   #2
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bump. this is the currently active Project 52 theme.
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Taken well before the schedule, hope you don't mind me posting it. I've tried to get the spider web into focus, shooting out of the shadow into the light. The lens
is a triplet Meyer Trioplan 2.8/100 which is really 'bad' but unique also (as in parts of the highlights).

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I like it Georg. Lighting is spectacular.

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My own contribution.
The flower festival was my motivation to create selective focus with a few freshly watered petals...

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Excellent Ash, it just leads the eye right along.
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Autumn Shamrock

Here is my take on the topic of selective focus:



For the pixel peekers try the full size version: Closr.it - autumnshamrockl.jpg by mithrandir


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My entry : Viola



Now the right way up??? Hope my red face is not to obvious!!

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Great entries so far! Please let them come, it's about a day or so before I will judge this one.

Cheers!
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Here we go under the wire - Manual , idoors, Selective AF , Spot Metering, Indoors ISO 1000

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Here's mine. I selected my son's left foot as the focal point.
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Here's mine. Japanese keyboard. K100 + FA 77mm, f/1.8, iso 200
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QuoteOriginally posted by Bramela Quote
My entry : Viola



Now the right way up??? Hope my red face is not to obvious!!
Gee Bruce, I thought it had to do with being south of the equator and the coriolis effect.
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small boquet

Here is my entry for this weeks theme, Selective focus.
Photo was taken Sat evening at a Debutante Ball prior the start of the event.

Enjoy.
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