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About Bokeh: Smooth & Silky
There are so many photographs with Bokeh hidden in our everyday lifes.
But we don’t recognize them.
and even when we do recognize them, we tend to unconsciously reset our
minds and forget what we’ve seen.
But we believe that Bokeh is what makes our photographs so
interesting, so rich.
That’s why we want to reconstitute the everyday by collecting and
reshaping Bokeh into something that’s easy to understand.
We’d like the people who’ve come upon Bokeh: Smooth & Silky to feel these
small “Bokeh moments” intuitively.
That’s our job.
What, we think, you should know
Commenting: You're encouraged(but not required) to comment on other photographs in the pool. Our group link: (from <a href="http://www.flickr.com/groups/bokeh_/">Bokeh S&S</a>)
Posting: 3 posts by the same person is the maximum allowed.
Tagging: Please tag your submissions "bokeh".
1/5 Policy: We'll be removing any images that contain an insignificant amount(less than 20% of total area) of OOF background/foreground. This group was intended to display bokeh photography, therefore bokeh must an important part of your image.
Helpful discussions to check:
Check if your photo qualifies for bokeh |
Bokeh and Hardware
Bokeh with various lenses:
Canon 24mm f/1.4L
Bokeh with the Canon 35mm f/1.4L
Bokeh with Canon EF 50mm f/1.8
Canon 18-55mm f/3.5-5.6 (Kit lens)
Bokeh with Canon EF 85mm f/1.8
Bokeh with the Canon 100mm f/2.8 Macro
Canon 135mm f/2.0L
Canon EF 70-200mm f/2.8L
Nikkor 50mm f/1.8(D) AF
Nikkor Micro AF60mm f/2.8
Canon EF 85mm f/1.2L
Nikkor 85mm f/1.4(D)
Nikkor 85mm f/1.8(D)
Nikkor 300mm f/2.8
Nikkor 80-200mm f/2.8
Sigma Sigma 30mm f/1.4 DC
Sigma 70-300mm f/4-5.6
Bokeh with the Tamron SP AF90mm F/2.8 Macro 1:1
Konica Minolta 85mm f/1.4 AF
Bokeh with the Quantary 70-300mm 1:4-5.6 D LDO Macro Lens
35 Summicron v.4 @ f/2
Bokeh with the "Bokeh Monster" (Pentacon 135mmf/2.8)
Bokeh with Sekor C 127 mm f/3.5
Bokeh with a compact camera
50mm f/1.4(all brands)
Helios 44 f/2
Bokeh test (Including a Canon L, a Nikkor, a Zeiss Sonnar, and a Jupiter)
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