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Challenge 173: OOF/Blur (hosted by Bruce Jones)

Welcome to Challenge 173.

Photography is usually all about focus. We take great pains to put our subject into proper focus. We worship at the altar of sharpness.

But once in a while -- usually by accident -- I have found creative possibilities arise when the subject is clearly out of focus.

And that is the challenge before us: Put your subject clearly out of focus. Creatively.
Enjoy!

>>> STF CHALLENGE 173 Exhibition Theme: BLUR <<<

I realized -- after I picked the eligible theme -- that most of us don't have too many OOF keepers laying around. So the theme for the exhibition gallery is similar but different. Show us your pictures where the subject is clearly blurred. Motion blur, PP blur, camera shake, whatever.
Again, the blur should add something to your interpretation. Creatively.

-- Bruce

Challenge information and guidelines can be viewed in the Sony Talk Forum >> HERE <<

Illustrated upload instructions can be viewed directly in the How to Upload to STF Challenges gallery.

Challenge 173 is open from Friday July 11th on Friday July 11th in your own time zone, and will run until 9:00 PM on Tuesday, July 22nd (USA Eastern time)
To find the closing time for your own time zone, check the time chart below.

Hit counts for your entries can be viewed in the two special galleries below. These are updated periodically during each Challenge, and will become final when it is over.

*** PLEASE REMEMBER: the winner of the ELIGIBLE category becomes the host for the next Challenge,
a job that demands frequent attention, throughout the entire Challenge, both to the information thread
in the Sony Talk Forum and to the galleries and entries as they grow.

If you feel you would be unable to commit sufficient time to hosting the next Challenge, please enter
your images in the EXHIBITION gallery only.

Challenge 173: Eligible
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