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May 2011 - Creative Bokeh (selective focus)

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    Default May 2011 - Creative Bokeh (selective focus)

    The level 2 assignment this month is creative bokeh. My interpretation of bokeh (selective focus using a larger aperture to create out of focus zones).

    Additional bokeh links to provide you with more clarity/inspiration

    Using bokeh actively in photographic composition

    30 Examples of Creative & Beautiful Bokeh In Abstract Photography | PSD Collector | Design Development & Digital Photography

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    Here's a first go at this one!
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    Great start aubintbay! - Lovely bokeh here!
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    this isn't necessarily a creative use of bokeh, but I shot several specifically looking for this level of 'oof', leaves still recognizable, but not enough to warrant another look.



    oh and are you not including the photography.ca blog with those bokeh articles? ; P
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    nice starts everyone! Love the yellow against the green WD.

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    and another. I like how the dark muted background helps the pussy willow pop

    Feel free to make comments on any of my shots

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    Nice photos so far everyone!

    Here is my selection, this is a lady that used to be a Ray Charles Raylette that I had the chance to photo very recently.

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    here's another where I wanted enough DoF to get the first two flowers in focus, but leave the rest OOF. Oh how I love DoF preview!
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    wonderful additions everyone! dig the soft willows B - Really like that you uploaded a portrait LQ.
    Excellent bokeh demo in post 8 WD - just fab
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