Whilst crispness and razor-sharp focus is something that all photographers usually strive for, there are times when a soft dreamy look is much more suited to the subject matter. Whether it's creating a mood, providing a sense of movement, or letting key features come to the fore, focus and sharpness is a wonderful tool in the photographer's kit. Our collection this week has some beautiful examples of soft focus in action, opening with this gorgeous shot from photographer Shi of a young monk in Myanmar. A stunning pic Shi, congratulations to you and to all the other photographers featured in this week's Picks!
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