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soft focus

n
(Photography) photog
a. the technique of making a photograph or film appear slightly unclear in order to give it a romantic effect
b. (as modifier): soft-focus photography.

soft′ fo′cus


n.
intentional lack of sharpness in a photographic image, often created by a special lens.
[1915–20]
soft′-fo`cus, adj.
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