soft focus

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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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Not only is he blessed with charisma that remains undimmed after two terms in the White House, he is already benefiting from the softfocus lighting of nostalgia.
Especially after the softfocus Sky Sports and broadsheet bandwagon that has steadily gathered pace this season bigging up the Teesside tackling machine's future international prospects.
John Terry had been in softfocus mood pre-match, declaring Chelsea just want to be loved.
Grafico 6: Recursos de impacto visual Recursos de impacto visual Primeras 24 horas Dias 2 a 7 Personas heridas y ensangrentades 11,3 3,7 Cadaveresotrozos de cuerpos humanos 4,1 1,7 Personas llorando 21,9 21,9 Personas ejerciendo violencia 0,2 7 Musicdramatica 5,6 10,7 Camaralenta 0,2 5,2 Softfocus 0,2 1,3 Cambiosde color 0,7 1,2 Nota: Tabla derivada de grafico de barra.
It also makes her face look feminine and queenly, with a softfocus glow.
I didn't expect, or want, a slow softfocus smooch but a little romantic warmth would have been welcomed.
These prize-winning shots show his signature style; using softfocus foregrounds and backgrounds to highlight the detail and beauty of the birds.
It almost gives a softfocus look to the skin and you get the same coverage as you do from a cream or liquid foundation without all that heaviness.
Sunshine lends it a sharper edge that only condemns it, but the softfocus of a shower brings in its passing a ready familiarity and a gleaming fulfilment.
Cue applause, a quick chorus of Blaydon Races, and a softfocus shot of a fan in an XXXL replica shirt shedding a silent tear.
But in Obama's case, his mother and maternal grandparents were careful to feed him softfocus memories of a person they remembered as highly unusual.
It may have captured the Grand Prize at Cannes, but the cinematography has long since become a softfocus cliche and all that significant eye-contact between the brooding Alan Bates and the fragrant Julie Christie could now pass unaltered as a Comic Strip pastiche.