Sure you can use Photoshop to make blur vignettes...but here's how us old fogies did it. You can too.
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My experimets with shaped Bokehs, that yield some strange results, looking like charcoal paintings
Tilting the camera can lift your shots to new visual heights and help people see the subject from a different perspective.
I wanted to shoot portraits like the pros do, but I was just starting and did not have the lighting equipment needed so...