Within xdrive photography’s bokeh lesson, Raj notes that the unique blur within photographs known as bokeh is a composition tool that allows a photographer to guide a viewer’s eye as well as to keep distracting elements hidden.
Over to you Raj. Thank you for this informative lesson and your amazing images.
I leave summer behind
on the mountain path
~Soseki (S Carter, Haiku before Haiku)
Vision: Unable to see things clearly unless they are relatively close to the eyes, owing to the focusing of rays of light by the eye at a point in front of the retina; myopic
The Six Blind Men & the Elephant, a famous Hindu fable that tells the story of six blind sojourners that come across different parts of an elephant. In turn, each blind man creates his own version of reality from that limited experience and perspective. The video below is a illustrated version sharing an aged truth about our human condition and the relation between relative and absolute truth.
Jump on over to Lost in Translation to join this week’s Thursday’s Special.
In this world
I have found
No perfect drop of dew-
Not even on the lotus. ~Issa (Trans: N Yuasa, The Year of My Life)
It’s a dreary grey day so I’m adding a bit of “red” by joining the
The Girl that Dreams Awake challenge
submitted in response to Lost in Translation’s black and white challenge.
unable to sleep
going out from the cottage –
the summer moon
Haiku Master Buson
Y Sawa & E Shiffert
The fields in spring time
Lie trailed with mist
And somewhat sadly
In this evening gloam
A bush warbler, sings
~Otomo no Yakamochi*