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The mission: Take a great portrait in front of a distracting background.
The equipment: The crummiest point-and-shoot camera on the market.
Your task: Throw the background out of focus so you can emphasize the subject.
Mission Impossible? Hardly. Even with the simplest point and shoot, you can get the blurry background you crave. Here’s how:
That’s it! Try it for impromptu street portraits, vacation photos, or any time you need a great picture in a lousy location.
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Published on August 27, 2009 — See more Tips
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