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Glass:Reflections:Bokeh:Distortion | by MDunckley
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The light this afternoon was really beautiful so when I noticed the glass checkers set sitting on the coffee table I knew it would make for some interesting shots. I ended up shooting around 50 shots of just this glass board & the glass checker pieces. I really enjoyed experimenting with the reflective/transparent nature of the glass board, as well as playing with the shallow depth of field & the resulting bokeh. The bank of windows at the front of the house provided a great source of light with a nice mix of cool blue tones from the sky outside along with the warm tones from the trees bathed in the late afternoon light. I also used my old trick of shooting with an object placed in front of the lens so that the bokeh would distort. I simply shot through the gaps in a small desktop sculpture which created the irregular bokeh in the background.


Nikon D7000_Nikon 50mm f/1.8D_ISO200_f/1.8_1/800s


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Taken on September 10, 2012