A Purpled Haze

Purple haze all in my eyes
Don’t know if it’s day or night
You’ve got me blowin, blowin my mind
Is it tomorrow or just the end of time?
– Jimi Hendrix, Purple Haze

The shallow depth of field effect (what’s in sharp focus and what is not) is called “bokeh”. It means fuzzy, blurry or indistinct and most photographers enjoy exploiting it with the right subject. It’s another one of thousands of reasons to learn to use your camera’s manual settings and to forget that it has an Auto mode. 🙂

Nikon D300, ISO 200, 1/1000 sec at f/2.5, 50mm


Did you like this post? Please tell others about
I Shutter At The Thought!

I enjoy the opportunity to learn from your critiques of my photographs. Please leave your thoughts below.



Please share your comments and suggestions!

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out /  Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )


Connecting to %s