Unfocused. All too often we hear that word and think negative. However, I think you’ll agree it is far better to take a fuzzy photo of a sharp idea than a sharp photo of a fuzzy idea.

Sometimes we need to relinquish focus, and let our creative tools help us to see things in a new way, a way our eyes cannot see.

Ever try and take a picture of a single falling snowflake? Just one. Almost impossible, right?

Try and unfocus and see what happens.

I gave myself 60-minutes to complete a photo project of blurry doors in Winter Park with the simple notion that each photo is shot in manual unfocused, at f/1.4.

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Chase Jarvis is doing some serious motivation with his “Create. Sustain. Share” paradigm. Brilliant, if you ask me, especially for those photographers facing borderline burnout.

3 Responses to “Unfocused”

  1. otto — January 11, 2010 @ 9:03 pm (#)

    OUT OF FOCUS…it is one of my favourite things! beautiful man!

  2. otto — January 14, 2010 @ 12:03 pm (#)

    love the second image. is that REI in the background?

  3. Karina — April 8, 2010 @ 9:07 am (#)

    Love it! Freedom to be creative.

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