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A farmer pushes his son in a homemade wheelbarrow during the Great Depression, c.1936

SOFT FOCUS – NOT A PROBLEM

All things being equal I believe that most photographers choose to take well focused images. However, there are certain situations where a soft focused image works much better. In the creative world of advertising, motion in a photograph created by blurring or panning adds a new element into an otherwise static, two dimensional image. This practice is also used in sports photography to great effect. But what about photojournalism and documentary photography?

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