Christmas Bokeh

My first attempt with a homemade "bokeh filter" - a piece of black card over my 50mm lens with a snowflake-shaped hole in the centre of it.


The shot is of the Christmas tree at City Square, Leeds taken handheld. Next year's shot will be a longer exposure on a gorrilapod.


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  • Alyson Bainbridge 7y

    Love it!
  • Robb 7y

    Looks really cool!!
  • Roger McNally PRO 7y

    You can't beat a bit of Bokeh ;)
    Lovely work John.
  • Tina 7y

    I really like that , Well done you :o)
  • drgillybean 7y

    good work john!
  • leica.torquay 7y

    wonderful christmas tree bokeh, well done on the snowflakes, terrific job. merry xmas

  • Mark Bermingham PRO 7y

    that looks fab - it has really come out well
  • Jayne Robinson 6y

    This is so cool. Never heard of this technique, I'm off to google it now!
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Taken on December 18, 2008
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