A tale of two bokehs

Started Dec 28, 2012 | Discussions thread
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rkeller OP Senior Member • Posts: 1,066
Re: Prefer the 20mm

napilopez wrote:

I know the 45mm's bokeh is "better", but quite honestly I like my bokeh having a bit of character. If it's perfectly circular and uniform, then it's really easy to just imitate on a computer. A little bit of haloing edges and cats-eye tends to give photos a lot more of a cinematic feel, I think =P. Or look at how cinematographers use anamorphic lenses for interesting bokeh. It's pretty awesome.

Good points. Depends what sort of effect you are going for.

It's an interesting test in any case to determine the characteristics of  lenses.

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