Sharing moments in time…

Weekly Photo Challenge: Unfocused


I couldn’t really think of any really good photos for this challenge….so I’ll just share this one that I took recently.  I’m not sure there is anything really IN focus as I was just shooting the group of birds against the background.  The reason that I kept it was that there is a good contrast between the somewhat focused “flock” and the blurred background.  The other thing that interests me (that was purely unintentional when I took the photo) is – what is going on in over there by the cars?  Friends exchanging gifts?  Drug deal?  What’s your guess……..????

Sandpipers in the sky….what in the parking lot?

36 responses

  1. ☆ MagicAperture

    That’s an amazing shot. It looks like your aperture was set perfectly to get sharp birds against a not too blurry background so we can still see it yet it’s blurred enough to make the birds POW! in the foreground. Great capture.
    And yes, what the HELL is going on in the background???
    One of those shots to treasure.
    I’d blow it up and frame it if I was you
    😀

    May 5, 2012 at 1:44 pm

    • Thank You! Nice of the birds to capture some interesting deals in the background….

      May 5, 2012 at 5:17 pm

  2. Great shot!

    May 5, 2012 at 2:26 pm

  3. I really like that! – rita
    http://shapingthepoem.wordpress.com/

    May 5, 2012 at 6:01 pm

  4. I love this shot – fantastic!

    May 5, 2012 at 6:07 pm

  5. WOW!!!

    May 5, 2012 at 6:40 pm

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  7. Beautiful shot. The flock of birds across the blurry background makes a very interesting picture.

    May 5, 2012 at 9:09 pm

    • Thanks! I’d like to say it was intentional……

      May 6, 2012 at 7:16 am

  8. Very cool!

    May 6, 2012 at 3:53 am

  9. Great job! Love it!

    May 6, 2012 at 6:05 am

  10. Nice 3D effect.

    May 6, 2012 at 9:54 am

    • Thank you. Nice pin hole entry on your blog!!

      May 6, 2012 at 12:22 pm

  11. I nice contrast between the flock and the world behind them. You can view my interpretation of “unfocused” at: http://wp.me/p1TywS-rc

    ~Anne

    May 6, 2012 at 12:44 pm

  12. One of the best I’ve seen for this challenge!

    May 6, 2012 at 12:56 pm

    • Thanks Anne! I appreciate that – especially with all the other great interpretations out there!

      May 6, 2012 at 1:13 pm

  13. Wow amazing photo:-)

    May 6, 2012 at 8:34 pm

  14. Amar Naik

    beautiful. nice shot

    May 6, 2012 at 9:45 pm

  15. Wow – stunning image.

    May 7, 2012 at 7:17 am

  16. This is great! I love the focused and unfocused aspects of it!

    May 7, 2012 at 5:42 pm

    • Thanks Marge – just like me – largely unfocused with just a tad focus thrown in…..

      May 8, 2012 at 11:33 am

  17. Beautiful picture. Wonderful work.

    May 8, 2012 at 6:27 am

    • Thanks Arindam. I really didn’t think much of this photo but people seem to really like it.

      May 8, 2012 at 11:28 am

  18. Nice shot!!

    May 12, 2012 at 6:48 pm

  19. Hya Scott – seeing as there hasn’t been an official weekly photo challenge this week, I’m stepping up and throwing down a challenge for anyone who’s interested. http://wheresmybackpack.wordpress.com/2012/05/12/reflections/
    I’d love you to join in – the more the merrier. Pass it on. xxx

    May 12, 2012 at 11:24 pm

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