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Minimalist, contemporary and experimental photography by Steve Johnson
Steve Johnson Posted on: November 6, 2011
For Christmas Bokeh. Shot about 30 minutes ago.
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circles of light…never too early!
never too early! fantastic image.
oh yes.. I love love love it.. did I say I love it? yeppers I do.. and can't wait for Christmas..
What a nice holiday prelude :)
+Hope OHara +Daniel Chen +natalie sefton +Angela Wright Thanks Couldn't agree more and neither could our city apparently :)
Christmas is around the corner… love these lights.
+maru clavier Thanks Maru – only seems like 5 minutes since the last one :)
Oh neat… very nice use of light.
oooooo…this one is really cool too! like a volcano of christmas bokeh. : )
+Steve Johnson tis the season ;)
Oh wow this is my favorite! I love the color!
Nice work! Love the colors!
love that bokeh Steve !
Oooooooh lovely bokeh +Steve Johnson :)
+Lynda Bowyer +Middleton Joshua WolverDx +mindy mcgregor +Julie Stropp +Jimmie Fisher +shane holsclaw +Chris Russo +Chris Russo Thanks :) more bokeh I guess then.
+Miguela Arana thanks – pleased that you like it :)
awesome pictures. how do you achieve this effect?
+Siva Nadarajah .by standing about 2 ft from the tree on the right and focusing on that. The trees with the bigger circles are more distant. The key is to use a wide aperture. I was probably using f1.8 here. I then boost the contrast in post processing if required. The effect also works with a much lighter image though so the contrast boost isn't essential.
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