I need some examples of bad bokeh!

Started Oct 18, 2011 | Discussions thread
Equals Nothing Forum Member • Posts: 90
Re: This bad enough?

SteveNunez wrote:

Mirror lenses are famous for circular out of focus bokeh.
Steve Nunez~New York City

Yea I agree that the donut shape stuff is not as pleasing as a good creamy soft, but I also think bokeh is blown out of proportion. I was always told that bokeh served to separate the subject from the surroundings for the viewer, and poor bokeh was distracting. I however think we are catering to some really distraction prone observers. If you can't control your thoughts long enough to appreciate a photo, you have bigger problems than most. To me the softness of most mirrors is far more problematic than the bokeh.

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