What is “bokeh”?
I am going to take a wild guess and say that it is not what most people reading this article think it is. “Bokeh” has become one of the most misused terms in the lexicon of photography over the last few years.
First let me tell you what it is not. Bokeh is not a fancy, interchangeable word for “depth of field”. “Depth of field” is that part of an image which is in “acceptable focus” and is determined by aperture size, focal length and subject distance.
I love the ocean..
I am new to photography. I already love it with all my heart; its SO much fun. I was just wondering if you guys had any tips. Please and thank you!
One other thing: how do you post things on the forum board. Thanks a lot =D
Updated 06-21-2010 at 02:00 PM by photocrazy97
After spending three years in Afghanistan, I often wonder what became of the Afghan people I used to photograph. Regardless of what one hears on the sensationalist front, I still find it difficult to believe that people generally want to 'hate' just for something to do.
I saw many smiles in Afghanistan. I also saw many tears, and perhaps some were my own. Having the opportunity to go into the villages with various units, I saw first-hand how the Afghans like to interact with those
One morning I got up early and drove down the hill to the lake. I look for spectacular sunrise and sunsets on the clearest of days. Even days with fog and haze can provide the opportunity for a scenic photo.
I miss home... but I will be there soon enough. I'm happy to be where I am for the moment, making peace at the top of the world.
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