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Adding a touch of bokeh to an image

Textures can easily give your photos new unique looks, especially when you’re trying to achieve a vintage or grungy look. In this video, learn how to add a creative touch

Weekly Wrap-Up: December 15-21, 2019

After a week full of Black Friday and other holiday deals, we kicked off December with some great content to enhance your photography this winter! What a great week leading

DIY bokeh shape photography

The holidays are upon us and it’s time to take out your camera and make some fun images. I thought I would share how I take pictures of out of

Easy ways to create bokeh

Bokeh is a word you use to describe the effect of the blur or out of focus background that you get when shooting a subject. Simply put, bokeh is the

Weekly Wrap-Up: December 8-14, 2019

After a week full of Black Friday and other holiday deals, we kicked off December with some great content to enhance your photography this winter! With the holiday season officially

Mastering Depth of Field

As photographers, depth of field is something that’s important to take into account with every image we produce. While it can create some cool creative effects like bokeh, it can

Portrait Tips: Consider the Background

I’m a big believer that the most important thing in the picture should be the people. Many clients want to know where we’ll shoot, where is a great background. I’m

Lens Review: Lensbaby Twist 60

This new Twist 60 lens from Lensbaby has my full attention right now. There are always new lenses boasting extreme sharpness or wide apertures or super telephoto, but Lensbaby steps aside

Photography’s Basics: Aperture

The aperture in a lens is photography’s analog to the irises in our eyes. Our irises enlarge to let in more light in dim circumstances. They contract to a smaller

2015 Holiday Gift Guide

A lot of us are just coming out of the fog of Christmas photography rush orders and holiday shipping deadlines for photo products. We finally have time to breathe, and

Christmas Bokeh and Compression

The other day, I was watching a family take photos in front of a Christmas tree. They were standing directly in front of it. I realized that with a bit

Photo Credit: Kat Gatti

What is a Producer?

Producer is a title which is often misunderstood. We will start by clarifying the various applications of the title. As you read, please keep in mind the following caveats. First, it is not uncommon for people to wear one or more Producer hats on a film. Second, the following definitions are as close as one can come to a standard, but every set and every production company may apply the titles differently.

How to Create Bokeh

I’m often asked about bokeh (which has a myriad of pronunciations bo?k? / boh-kay / boh-k?). The word originates from the Japanese word boke, which means “blur” or “haze.” It

Create Custom Bokeh in Photoshop

If you’ve ever seen a photo with a shallow depth of field, you may find the background is very out of focus. And you’ll often notice colorfully blurry dots around

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