Lenses

Bokeh, you've probably heard about it, or even read one of our posts on how to create it. This week, our Flickr Friday round-up is all about the Bokeh.

Bokeh is defined as the aesthetic quality of the blur produced in the out-of-focus parts of an image produced by a lens. If that sounds a bit complicated, it's that nice soft blurry background that you often see in professional portraits, or the circular swirls in background lights.

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Shooting in cold weather presents problems for both photographers and their equipment.
In his latest article for Australian Geographic Ted's Master Andrew Peacock shares his essential tips on cold weather photography. ...  Read More

I’m an unabashed fan of wide-angle lenses. That is a lens with an equivalent focal length of 35mm or wider. They can be used to tell a story so well. They can also emphasize the space that is already around you or suggest an illusion of space in your surroundings in small spaces.

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Possibly my favourite lens to work with across both my wedding and portrait work is the Canon 50mm f/1.2 L. I love this lens because although it has a fixed focal length, it is extremely versatile due to its large maximum aperture and sharp auto focus. ...  Read More

Once again, with the support of Canon Australia, the Ted's Fountain Gate team have held another successful Canon Lens Day. This was all about macro and the use of speedlights with close up capabilities. Having this on the weekend of Ted's huge "Friday the 13th" lens sale was perfect timing for photographers to test some lenses in the real world and grab some great deals!

If you happened to miss out on this event, don't worry, there are more to come :-) Just make sure you follow Ted's on Facebook HERE, or sign up to our mailing list HERE to get exclusive invites to these great FREE events.

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