Holiday Bokeh

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I got a little artsy last night and tried to figure out how to produce a Bokeh effect with our Christmas tree lights. Since I’m a novice photographer, I won’t try to get into the technical details of what I did, but if you want more information about Bokeh, please look herehere, here and here.

I’m not sure if I’ve achieved a “true” Bokeh, but it was fun to play with the camera off of automatic mode.

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This is of our Christmas tree. I don’t know why there are black flecks in the lights. bookeh5

For this one, I stood about fifteen feet away so I could get the entire tree.  This one might be my favorite.gingerbokeh

Ginger made a great doggy model.  heart

There’s a little heart! I don’t know how I did it, but there it is.heartbokeh

More hearts!

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Here is the same tree from the same distance. I just changed the focus.

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I was able to get a good one of Julia this morning.

I’m looking forward to trying this technique more this season. Thanks for reading!

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7 Responses to Holiday Bokeh

  1. Beautiful shots! Congrats =)

  2. George says:

    I love the pictures of Julia and Ginger!

  3. Really nice, thanks for sharing!
    :) Nancy

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