In a previous post I suggested that you reduce the content of your photographs to produce a more striking image. It’s well worth trying to reduce the entire image to something even more abstract. In the photo above I’ve removed every object except the sea and sky. I’ve done this by zooming in on the
One of the things that looks really great at Christmas is the sort of photograph that has all the lights blurred in the background. The technical term for this is bokeh – go on, click the link to see what it’s like! With the typical compact camera or camera phone it is quite difficult to achieve this.