What happened to the bokeh in this shot? It looks bizarre...

Started Sep 24, 2012 | Discussions thread
martinch Veteran Member • Posts: 3,054
Re: It's what this lens does

I'd agree that the bokeh of the 35mm f/1.8G is not that great wide open (mainly due to aberrations), but it "quietens down" quite quickly (well, mine does). The background on the left-hand side of the frame looks normal (for the lens). The background on the right-hand side of the frame looks a bit off (the yellow and blue toys, especially) - possibly caused by processing? I wouldn't expect mine to do that at f/4 (it's normally pretty smooth in its rendering of the background by then).

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