The assignment of the week was to make a bespoke bokeh pattern. It is quite a funny technique. All you need is a lens that can open up wide enough relative to the focal length to produce a relatively short depth of field. Then you need to make a disk, at least the size of the filter size, with the pattern punched through the center of it. I decided to go with a snowflake since I own a snowflake paper punch.
I used some led Christmas lights in the background to make up the bokeh. The 50mm EF lens was perfect.
The AssignmentsThe assignments are basically a very, very small study circle. The only participants, so far, are my husband and I. We take turns coming up with new photographic or post-production tasks to complete. There is approximately one new task per week. The purpose of these assignments is to practice and get better at photography and post-production work. It doesn't matter how much you know, you can always improve! Please go here for a list of the assignments .