• Photography

    Trying on for Size

    Dear Bubbles: In the depth of field calculator app, “distance-to-subject” is required. What’s the best way to take that measurement?” ~Karen Dear Karen: Of the various variables any depth of field (DOF) calculator app asks for, “distance-to-subject” is the hardest…

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    Don’t Go Astray on a Bokeh

    Dear Bubbles: In your post last week, you said something about a “bokeh effect.” What is a bokeh effect? I’ve never heard of it before. Thanks. ~Andy Dear Andy, The word “bokeh” originates from the Japanese word “boke” which means…

  • Life

    May I Have Your Attention Please

    Dear Bubbles: Why can I never finish what I start? Especially when I sign up for online classes and books and courses. Is it fear? And how can I motivate myself to finish something I start? ~Laurie Dear Laurie: I…

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    Another Dose of Depth of Field

    Dear Bubbles: Could you please explain this depth of field and hyperfocal business to me ONE more time? Thank you! ~Still Don’t Get It Dear Still Don’t Get It: An abundance of unscientific evidence has proven that in order for…