Tag: lensbaby

Lenses and Their Bokeh

Lenses and Their Bokeh Let's look at different lenses and their bokeh I have a confession to make. I've always been aware of bokeh--as part of the background or as the subject, itself--but I've become really interested in bokeh and achieving that pleasant bokeh every photographer seems to be talking about especially after buying my ...

Bokeh 105

Bokeh and the Bokeh Master Attend any workshop or photography class with Nikon Ambassador Vincent Versace and you'll learn not only about photography in general, black-and-white photography in particular and even printing your own images, but also about bokeh and the correct way to pronounce the word, bokeh. What is bokeh? As many might already ...

How I Got That Shot – Planets Collide

How I Got That Shot - Planets Collide Quite a few years ago I joined a photo group here in New York City area. As part of the group, we were to work on various assignments. One of the assignments asked us to create an image with an end-of-the-world theme. So I came up with ...

Tulip. Photo by Alina Oswald.

Photographing Spring

Photographing Spring Spring is finally here! So, what does spring mean to us and how do we capture it in our images? Some of us may associate spring with renewal, rebirth, longer days and warmer temps, a fresh start, nature coming back to life, buds and flowers, green making its way through the blanket of ...

Lensbaby Velvet Photography

Photographing with a Lensbaby Velvet 56mm f/1.6 Macro Lens   In a previous Lensbaby Photography I talked about my experience photographing with a Lensbaby Composer. I've had the Lensbaby Composer for several years. Recently, I had the chance to test out a newer Lensbaby model. That is, the Lensbaby Velvet 56mm f/1.6. First impressions: This ...

Sunrise over Manhattan. Lensbaby Photography by Alina Oswald.

Lensbaby Photography

Thoughts on lensbaby photography: what's a lensbaby, how can one use it, what can one photograph with it

Into the Sunset. Lensbaby Photography by Alina Oswald. All Rights Reserved.

What Doesn’t Kill You…and Other 2017 Resolutions

What doesn't kill you makes you stronger, or so they say. I haven't been sick in decades, but I did get sick right before Thanksgiving and, while it hasn't killed me (yet), I'm still struggling to completely get rid of it, this nasty, lingering...thing that has taken over my existence for over a month now. ...