Selective Photo Focus

My understanding of a selective photo focus – ‘a technique where the photographer selectively focuses on the subject of an image, ignoring all other aspects of the scene. The contrast of the sharp subject against the soft image background.’ ~Shutter Muse

I noticed the soft image background seemed to be on one side, which is a lesson learned. I can now try to figure out how to take the photo with the whole background softened.

For me, the camera is a sketchbook, … ~Henri Cartier – Bresson