Meraki (pronounced: may-rah-kee); Greek; adjective 1. To do something with soul, creativity, or love. 2. To put “something of yourself” into what you’re doing.
Meraki, is Greek and it describes how we do things for those we love. This is a word that modern Greeks often use to describe what happens when you leave a piece of yourself (your soul, creativity, or love) in your work. When you love doing something that you put your entire self into, the love and happiness shows. The light of your soul shines through and it manifests into the world.
Bokeh is a word that is sometimes spoken of by photographers, usually with a descriptive adjective like smooth or soft attached to it. Some think the term bokeh refers to a shallow depth of field or to anything that’s out of focus, but it’s actually a word that originated in Japan and has a specific definition that goes beyond just referring to a shallow depth of field.
In Japanese, Bokeh means blur, and in the photography world, bokeh refers to the aesthetic quality of a photo’s out of focus areas, especially the highlights. Certain lenses render these out of focus areas better than others since each lens differs optically. Meraki