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5 Tips For Capturing Holiday Light Bokeh

5 Tips For Capturing Holiday Light Bokeh by Keli Hoskins via iHeartFaces.com

Do you love the blurry bokeh backgrounds that you see in so many beautiful photos this holiday season but aren’t sure how to capture that yourself? One of the best things about photographing the season is the built-in bokeh inside or outside your own house. Keli Hoskins from Kidnapped By Suburbia is sharing tips on […]

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How to Use Aperture Intentionally in Your Photography

How to Use Aperture Intentionally in Your Photography | Written by Julie Rivera Photography for iHeartFaces.com

“I love that thing your camera does where it makes the background all blurry!” While shallow depth of field might not be part of the non-photographer’s normal speech, people like it and portrait photographers love it. But is it always necessary, or desirable, to shoot at f/1.8 or f/2.8? Let’s look at a few questions […]

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Creating Holiday Shaped Bokeh & Fix-It Friday

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How to Make Shaped Holiday Bokeh We are excited to be bringing you lots of new content this holiday season, but we have some great photography tutorials in the archives that you won’t want to miss. Making shaped bokeh can add a touch of fun to your holiday photos. In this free tutorial, our Contributor […]

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12 Beautiful Holiday Bokeh Examples

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We’ve been enjoying the Holiday Bokeh photos that have been shared in the non-competition photo challenge we are hosting right now. So many beautiful photos to be inspired by! You can continue to share your photos until December 31st in our special “Holiday Bokeh” linky. Please just make sure that you link back to I […]

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How to Make Shaped Bokeh

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Making shaped bokeh can add a touch of fun to your holiday photos.  In this free tutorial, our contributor Dana Suggs shows you how to create bokeh shapes.

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Photo Challenge | Holiday Bokeh

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Welcome to our “Holiday Bokeh” photo challenge! This is a special non-competition photo challenge and will be open for entries until December 31st. Read more details about our Holiday Bokeh theme.  Since this is a non-competition week you can have multiple photos in your entry post or you can link to multiple photos that you […]

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