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.
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!
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!