To keep, or not to keep

October 21, 2009

This tutorial has been moved to http://www.digidiversity.co.uk/2009/10/to-keep-or-not-to-keep/

There are 2 areas I want to cover here.

• My workflow from start to finish

• Do I really want to delete that shot?

What shots do you delete? Do you shoot Jpeg and keep them all? Do you shoot RAW, save just the keepers in RAW and Jpeg the rest? Do you keep all the RAWs? Do you delete all your out of focus and badly exposed shots but keep the rest?…….

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This tutorial has been moved to http://www.digidiversity.co.uk/2009/08/bokeh-or-blur-how-to-do-it-and-how-to-fake-it/

The term ‘Bokeh’ comes from the Japanese word for blur (or so i have read). This term is used for the photographic technique of blurring the background while keeping the subject in focus.

It is created by something called the Depth of Field (DoF). This is the area in which your photo will be in focus and where it will start to fade out of focus (start to blur). There are 2 main factors involved in controlling the Depth of Field. The aperture and the focal length……