Beautiful photographs are dependent on beautiful light.
In this video one of the modern lighting masters examines how to make great bokeh. He shows us a simple experiment using different lenses and apertures so you can see how its done. Then he does some wonderful street photography shots to give you some creative ideas for doing your own bokeh shoot.
Creating Bokeh: A Lighting Tutorial
From Jay P. Morgan. TheSlantedLens
Points to remember
In the video Jay P. Morgan identified four important points about making bokeh. They were…
- Get as close to the subject as you can
- Get as far away from the background lights as possible
- Keep the aperture wide open
- Shoot small light sources
These valuable points are really all you need to remember to make your own beautiful bokeh images.
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