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View Poll Results: how critical is bokeh to your macro?
very 866.67%
alittle 433.33%
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what is bokeh? 18.33%
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07-21-2010, 05:56 PM   #1
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BOKEH on m42's

bokeh?? nothing like the m42 circa 60's.

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07-22-2010, 07:17 PM   #3
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though I will say that choosing your background carefully can help hide or eliminate any bokeh deficiencies your lens may have. I always carry some black velvet in my bag if I cannot find a background to my liking, that stuff eats up light.
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