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I like and shoot Bokeh.

Discussion in 'Adapted Lenses' started by kryss, Jun 18, 2016.

  1. kryss

    kryss TalkEmount Rookie

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    Dec 8, 2014
    Lenses used..Helios 44-2,Vivitar 35mm f1.9,Industar L61Z
    Pentacon 100mm f2.8 projector lens.Not in order.

     
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  2. WoodWorks

    WoodWorks Super Moderator

    Dec 12, 2012
    Ashland, OR, USA
    David
    You sure do! :thumbup:
     
  3. NickCyprus

    NickCyprus Super Moderator

    Oct 11, 2012
    Cyprus
    Nick
    #1 and #2 :thumbsup:
     
  4. davect01

    davect01 Super Moderator

    Aug 20, 2011
    Fountain Hills, AZ
    Dave
    Crazy bokeh on the last few.

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  5. kryss

    kryss TalkEmount Rookie

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    Dec 8, 2014
    Thank you Gentlemen,shots are not by chance(or crazy) but planned as I sell most of my prints 40x60" on Canvas or Aluminum.
     
  6. addieleman

    addieleman Passionate amateur

    Nov 13, 2012
    Netherlands
    Ad Dieleman
    #3 for me.
     
  7. kryss

    kryss TalkEmount Rookie

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    Dec 8, 2014
    Thanks, did you spot the two insects on stalk?
     
  8. addieleman

    addieleman Passionate amateur

    Nov 13, 2012
    Netherlands
    Ad Dieleman
    Only now when looking hard, and I'm not even sure I see the second one. It doesn't really help that I'm a bit color-blind. For me the insects don't make any difference.
     
  9. pbizarro

    pbizarro TalkEmount Veteran

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    Nov 24, 2014
    Portugal
    #1 and #2 for me. In the others, the background distracts from the subjects.
     
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  10. kryss

    kryss TalkEmount Rookie

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    Dec 8, 2014
    You probably do not shoot much Macro,thats all I shoot for past 60 years...
     
  11. NickCyprus

    NickCyprus Super Moderator

    Oct 11, 2012
    Cyprus
    Nick
    Relax, he was just expressing his opinion :)

    For what it's worth it, that's why I also liked 1 and 2 too ;)
     
  12. bdbits

    bdbits TalkEmount Veteran

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    Sep 10, 2015
    Bob
    I can see the appeal of the bokeh to some, though. It is certainly distinctive.
     
  13. pbizarro

    pbizarro TalkEmount Veteran

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    Nov 24, 2014
    Portugal
    Let me clarify:
    1. In some of the shots, the busy/swirly bokeh is distracting. To the point that the subject does not stand out.
    2. I shoot macro too. Some examples below. I always try to have a smooth background, so the subject can be appreciated without distractions.
    Regards.
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  14. pbizarro

    pbizarro TalkEmount Veteran

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    Nov 24, 2014
    Portugal
    As an aside, I just remembered a very good book on this subject, John Shaw's "Closeups in Nature".