Update: Understanding bokeh

I have added a page explaining how bokeh works and how to create it in your images. Quickly click this text to go there!


“Boke” is the Japanese word for blurriness and is the opposite of “pinto”, the Japanese word for sharpness in a photo. To help the English speaking people pronounce the word “boke” properly, the “h” was added by Mike Johnston, while he introduced this in an article for the magazine “Photo Techniques” (March/April issue 1997). Read more…

Bokeh 50 mm 1.4

Bokeh with the Nifty Fifty at f1.4 is brilliant!

Pinecone

Bokeh with a 35mm lens at f2.

Kind regards,

Tieme

2 Comments

    • Reply

      Thank you so much for leaving a comment! 🙂 Bokeh is great indeed! It really helps to isolate your subject and add some creative effects 🙂

      You’re welcome! I am glad it was informative for you, that was one of my goals!

      Warm regards,
      Tieme

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