Question: Bad Bokeh / Good Bokeh

Started Mar 26, 2013 | Discussions thread
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math guy Senior Member • Posts: 2,452
Re: Question: Bad Bokeh / Good Bokeh

ilikespam wrote:

Would someone be willing to post'good bokeh' for comparison?

First of all, bokeh is quite subjective. What one person loves, another may not care for. (In other words, there's not necessarily a right or wrong here.) But one thing I find difficult about your photo is that the bokeh is predominantly the same color as the main subject, which to a large degree negates the 3D effect of the bokeh.

Here is an example with a distinct contrast between subject and background:

K-x, DA 35/2.4, 1/80 sec, f/2.8, ISO 160

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