ISO 125, 70mm, f/2.8, 1/800s
Normally what grabs our attention in a great photo is what is in focus. But have you ever looked at a photo and noticed how beautiful the out-of-focus areas are? Sometimes the out-of-focus areas might look like a gorgeous soft mass of blurriness. Other times it may seem as though an endless dazzling array of sparkles is filling the scene.
“Bokeh is is the aesthetic quality of the blur produced in the out-of-focus parts of an image” (from Wikipedia).
In this article we’ll look at several different techniques for getting better bokeh in your photos. One thing to keep in mind is that often the best bokeh results from combining techniques!Continue Reading →