Category Archives: Bokeh
Sometimes the foreground object isn’t the only subject of the photo. In the following shots the background was what I really cared about capturing. The foreground is a supporting actor. When using this technique I sometimes like very soft focus … Continue reading
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You can get some funky effects by using a C-mount lens on a normal camera. The results are a lot like a pinhole camera, with a dark vignette and circular blur streaks at the edges. I made some presets for … Continue reading
I just ran across the best fake miniature video I’ve ever seen. So cute! It was made in a town in Portugal by Daniel Espírito Santo, João Botas, and Pedro Sousa. I’m not sure whether they used a real tilt-shift lens or … Continue reading
Seriouscompacts.com recently published an article on Bokeh. Amin Sabet, the author, makes a lot of great points. He said, “It’s a powerful tool for those of us who enjoy the use of compact cameras.”
www.photographybay.com/ Eric Regan explains how to use Bokeh for images in his review on PhotographyBay.com. He not only uses the plug-in on still images, he takes it a step further and shows how to spice up a video clip.
Dave Johnson recently reviewed Bokeh on PC Worlds Digital Focus blog. He confesses to using Bokeh to simulate believable lens blur (five-blade, nine-blade, etc.) in past posts. After all, catadioptric lenses are tough to find.
www.merlinjohnonline.co.cc Hugh John dazzled us with back-to-back reviews of Bokeh and Exposure. For us, it’s nice to hear reviewers talk about these plug-ins like we do. I assume that my view is biased, but Hugh seems like a fan too.
Here is a good use of Bokeh that I noticed in our Flickr group. My definition of good is that I didn’t realize any processing had been done until I read the notes.
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