My First Shoot It Saturday!

This week I have been working on improving my bokeh. It is not something that I have ever paid too much attention too but I have recently fallen in love with it! So I decided to combine two of my favorite things for today’s Shoot It Saturday . . . photography and gardening!

For those that don’t know, the term “bokeh” refers to the blurred background you see in so many photographs these days. Basically this is achieved by using a low aperture setting to create a shorter depth of field which in turn blurs a portion of the image. I have always been a kit zoom lens user so that is what I used.

These shots were taken with the Nikon D7000 and 18-105 mm lens with the camera set to aperture priority. 105 mm at f/5.6.

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My sweet girls helped me plant and Miss Mae picked herself a flower and named her Daisy.


My dogs helped too but they got a little confused on the concept and dug up one of my plants!

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And in case you were wondering . . . this is what the first day in the 90s looks like for a husky!



Next week I will be working with my new 50mm lens and exploring everything it has to offer me!