A Thing Called Bokeh

Bokeh. It’s a Japanese word for the blurred out of focus areas in a photograph. Good bokeh has certain characteristics such as definable round shapes.  It is mostly found around highlight areas and places where specular highlights appear. Specular highlights are  pure white areas that usually appear when light is reflected off of a veryContinue reading “A Thing Called Bokeh”

Another Year

And so another year comes to a close. I thought I’d do some kind of wrap up. I was having trouble figuring out what to do. I was thinking about posting my Picture A Day project minus one picture for the 31st. But, who wants to see 364 tiny pictures at one time? I’d boreContinue reading “Another Year”

Red Christmas

Well. We decided not to travel. We need a little recovery time. But, this has been a very hard week. As a good friend said, there are only 11 days until Christmas. Rest. Recover. Start again. He was very glad that we stayed. I suppose that he’s right. When you are very tired, mistakes happen.Continue reading “Red Christmas”