Podcast 195 : May ’09 Assignment – Nothing in Focus – Results

Today we take a look at the winners of the May Assignment with the theme "Nothing in Focus", and congratulate the winner of the first Accumulated vote Grand Prize of 2009. Unfortunately, before recording this episode, I didn't notice that the third and second place had the same number of...

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  • Leslie
    Posted at 00:42h, 17 June Reply

    Congratulations to the winners! These are beautiful images. This was a tough assignment to get an image that looked like it was meant to be intentionally not sharp. I tried several different things: filters, manually unfocusing the image in camera, zooming the lens, etc. I think the best results for me were from a long exposure. I did have one image that I almost submitted that was a “happy accident”, but part of it was too sharp.

  • Martin Bailey
    Posted at 12:45h, 15 July Reply

    I had a lot of fund shooting for this assignment too. It’s great to get us thinking about stuff that we might not try otherwise. 🙂

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