Tip of the Day: Soften Photos with Breath

When shooting an impromptu portrait that could use a little softening, try breathing on the lens right before releasing the shutter. The effect is like a soft-focus filter’s, but variable: The longer you wait to fire the shutter, the less the softening effect. —Reader Tip from Michelle Harbour Hayes, VA

When shooting an impromptu portrait that could use a little softening, try breathing on the lens right before releasing the shutter. The effect is like a soft-focus filter's, but variable: The longer you wait to fire the shutter, the less the softening effect.
—Reader Tip from Michelle Harbour Hayes, VA