Sunday, August 9, 2020
Andy's Angles: Poitraiture
A big concept is "bokeh." It's a Japanese word for a sharp subject with a blurred background. It's especially effective for a word the experts throw around a lot, "portraiture."
If you're a regular blog reader, and by looking at the pictures over the years, you know I don't work with people. I'm sure I could scare up a model or two, but statues are always there and they don't charge for their time.
I took this one in mid June, at the University of Scranton.
Mission accomplished, partially.
I got great background blur, which is what I was looking for.
Unfortunately, I should have backed off a bit and closed the aperture slightly and increased the shutter speed. The photo is a little on the hot side.
Live and learn.
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