Selective focus photography examples. The selective focus technique can be used in nearly any genre of photography. Here are 20 beautiful examples of selective focus weve featured here on i still shoot film. Iso 100 70mm f35 1100 sec.
Click through to the original post for high res versions and complete photographer info. With macro subjects selective focus is frequently used. In the shot below notice that the area toward the bottom third is in focus while all the texture toward the top loses detail.
Selective focus is a great technique for drawing the eye to your specific subject and creating a soft mood. This is true for two reasons. This effect works best when theres a single subject.
A selective part of the image is in focus and the balance of the image is less in focus. Special lens such as the lensbaby are designed to produce this effect.