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How To Create Beautiful Bokeh Images

How To Create Beautiful Bokeh Images
Ursula Abresch is a photographer based in the West Kootenays in British Columbia, Canada. She has a degree in Education with a concentration in Art and History. Currently, she is the Artistic Director at the VISAC Gallery of Art in Trail, BC. Outside of that, she dedicates most of her time to photography. A few weeks ago, 500px shared Ursula’s striking bokeh-laden image, “Seedling” on Facebook, Google+, and Twitter—the response was popular enough, with many of you asking how the picture was created. In this tutorial, Ursula reveals how she shot and processed “Seedling” so you too can recreate this eye-catching effect, as seen in the image below: How I Created the Bokeh Effect in “Seedlings” by Ursula Abresch For this tutorial, “bokeh” refers to the light circles in the image. GEAR I shot this image on a Nikon D7000, using my macro lens—the Sigma 150mm f/2.8, without filters and flash. SETUP The image was shot indoors. Then I processed in Photoshop CC: 1. 2. 3. 4. 5. 6.

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