In an attempt to give users a more "pro" look to photos, there's a Background Defocus mode that takes two shots, identifies the background and blurs it while keeping the subject sharp and in focus. Recommended distance from the subject is about a foot (30cm according to what the camera says on screen) and you can set the amount of blur to low, medium, or high; this was taken at low. It works best when your subject is well in front of the background, but even then it's not perfect. For example, in this shot part of the background on the right didn't get blurred. At small sizes, though, it can be convincing.