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Capture the photons.
Capture the light.
Capture the image.
Capture your imagination.

Tutorials and Resources
- Forced perspective with bokeh: [link]
- Bounce lighting: [link]
- Before and after post-editing comparison: [link]

Materials and Methods
Nikon D80 + Nikon AF Nikkor 50mm F/1.8D + IR remote. f/1.8 for max depth of field. Christmas lights hung in the background. See the tutorial above on how to do forced perspective bokeh shots. SB-600 for bounce lighting against a white wall. The camera in the photo is a Duelflex. See my FB for the before and after post editing comparison.

Additional Comments
Still playing around with artificial bounce lighting with the bokeh forced perspective technique. Same line as

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Image size
550x705px 227.06 KB
Shutter Speed
1/60 second
Focal Length
50 mm
ISO Speed
Date Taken
Feb 17, 2012, 4:14:29 PM
Adobe Photoshop CS5 Windows
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This deviation has been featured in my latest journal! [link] :aww:

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99thboneHobbyist Photographer
an imagination willing -- is an imagination waiting for the next frame to see more -- later days
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really shows this camera as a nice piece of design - very attractive image
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There's no school like the old school.
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I love how you took advantage of this bokeh effect! Gorgeous work.
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nice object and nice background
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beautiful photo
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Very cool!
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Awesome shot! I hope that someday I can get to a creative level like this.
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I love old cameras.
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Smexy old camera's are smexy. Thanks for doing this lovely Nikon its deserved justice. ^_^
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classic! :nod:
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love it! :D
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Glad you like it :D
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