2 important things about bokeh and blurred backgrounds

When Phil Schiller of Apple presented the iPhone’s portrait mode he called blurring the background bokeh (and mispronounced it “boka”) and in the process, he spread misinformation to millions of people. Blurring the background is not called bokeh. It’s just blurred...
Mats size and openings. How to chose.

Mats size and openings. How to chose.

I see this question in the Sue Bryce Facebook group come up often. What mat size to chose: the one with the 7×10 or 8×10 opening? While the final decision is a matter of artistic preference, I can tell you what is the size that you should use, if you want to...
Affinity Photo 1.6 released

Affinity Photo 1.6 released

Affinity Photo 1.6 has been released and it brings a few interesting new features. This is a free upgrade for all owners of Affinity Photo 1.5.   Faster The first thing that I noticed is that now the task refining a mask is much, much faster. It seems almost twice as...