Introduction: Lovely Bokeh Without Using Any Kind of Lights

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Want to add Bokeh to your photos but dont have any kind of lights. Here i a going to show you how to do Bokeh effect without using any kind of lights.

Step 1: What You Need

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What are you going to need is just some household alumunium foil.

Step 2: Preparing the Alumunium Foil

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Now what you need to do is tear a sheet from you roll of alumunium foil and crumple it so that it form creases like this.

Step 3: Taking the Photo

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Now you need to take the alumunium foil in sunlight and make the setup like as shown in the picture.

Camera Settings- Switch your camera to aperture priority mode and choose the widest aperture available.

Now set your camera to manual focus.And set the highest focal length possible in your lens 70-80 mm is good enough. Now focus on your subject(in my case is a car) and press the shutter button.

If you do not have access to sunlight or want to do this at night just turn on your camera flash.

Step 4: Results

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I have shared a few results here.

Tip-if you want colourful bokeh just flash the alumunium foil with colourful torches indoor

Tip-U can also use bokeh cutouts if uyou want shaped bokeh.

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UPDATE- Just like i have used a book to keep my car on now what you can do is if you have a big mirror lying around use it instead of the book and it will give you a lot of bokeh everywhere with subject in between.


stllbrown (author)2017-06-27

Oooo! And for us Photoshop texture addicts, this is great! Thanks!

SupriyaG2 (author)2017-06-26

Great vaibhav's a very good invention. .??

Uncle Kudzu (author)2017-06-26

Great idea! Thanks for sharing!
Did you have to experiment with getting the right distance from aluminum to camera for good effect?

Yes you need to experiment by changing the places of subject and camera

Droxz (author)2017-06-26

Wow, looks nice!
Thanks for sharing

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