With bokeh being a feature and technique many of us lomographers are fond of, it’s interesting to find an artist rendering the mesmerizing effect through oil paintings. Take a look at some of these beautiful photorealistic artworks after the jump!
If you think bokeh is something only made through a camera’s lens, the works of South African artist Philip Barlow will surprise you. Playing on the bokeh, Barlow creates photorealistic oil paintings that have the appealing out of focus effect. It’s not at all easy to snap a beautiful bokeh shot, and all the more to recreate them in paintings! A closer look at the masterpieces will show you how skillfully done each piece is made to make them look like they’re actual bokeh photographs.
Photographer, filmmaker and journalist Souleyman Messalti has photographed a wide range of social groups from around the globe. We lent him the new Neptune Convertible Art Lens System which he took to the streets of London.
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Tay Kay Chin is one of Singapore's front liners in the field of photography. Earning himself one of the 12 Hasselblad Master of the World titles with his winning photo book called Panoramic Singapore in 2003, he continues to produce celebrated works to this day.
A long-time fan of plastic cameras, Argentinean writer and photographer Lorraine Healy is the author of “Tricks With A Plastic Wonder,” a manual for achieving better results with a Holga camera. In this article, Healy explores the world of color infrared film and its somewhat steep learning curve.