Weekly Photo Challenge: Unfocused

A tripod and slow shutter speeds helped lend a ghostly effect to these holiday skaters.

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Hi, I'm Stephen Kelly, a writer, editor, photographer and graphic designer living in beautiful San Francisco, CA, USA. Amongst the things I love are writing, photography, movies, music, fitness, travel, Batman, all things Australian, food and fun, all of which I hope to reflect in this here blog. Welcome aboard ... now let's get busy!
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51 Responses to Weekly Photo Challenge: Unfocused

  1. Those are so lovely. Beautiful shots.

  2. These came out really cool (not just from the ice!)

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  4. Unfocused and not by accident. This is talent. And these are beautiful. My shot was, by contrast, completely unintended and the result of my fairly basic cell phone: http://designhouse9.wordpress.com/2012/05/04/then-again-by-diane-keaton/ I guess it’s a good thing I didn’t have my usual camera. 🙂

  5. jfb57 says:

    Now that’s clever!!

  6. eof737 says:

    I love your choices for this one. 😉

  7. Wow, these pictures are amazing!!

  8. fgassette says:

    COOL! Great shots for challenge.

    BE ENCOURAGED! BE BLESSED!

  9. fast, colorful as they skate

  10. Great shot! Like ghosts on the ice …

  11. Nice – love the shadows in the second one!

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  13. themofman says:

    Real good! Especially the top image, that’s the shot!

  14. cocomino says:

    Interesting. It’s like a ghost.

  15. I love the ethereal nature of these pictures … it feels like I’m glimpsing a moment from long ago. Well done!

  16. First impression: otherworlldly. If you hadn’t described the scene, I would have continued to think: scene from Star Wars. Cool!

  17. Jo Bryant says:

    sensational imagery…love the eerie atmosphere evoked here

  18. Arindam says:

    These are excellent shots. Great work.

  19. caseyhoward says:

    Wow, these are such awesome shots!! Great job!

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  21. ailsapm says:

    Hya Stephen – 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

    • Hi … and thanks for the invite to your photo challenge. I’m travelling right now, and I have spottu access to the Internet and my photo archives. I have some excellent shots that reflect the Reflections theme, so I’ll be sure to post an entry when I get home on Wednesday.

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