Selective focus is a very useful technique for drawing the viewer's attention to a certain area of an image. Typically, though not always, the area you want to draw attention to will be the subject of the photo. By having the subject in sharp focus, but the rest of the image blurry, the eye is naturally drawn towards the sharp area of the image.
Selective focus can be achieved in-camera but can also be added to an image later using image editing software. In this article we'll look at both techniques.Read the rest of this entry »