Bokeh in the background with a 50 mm lens. What am I doing wrong?

Started Apr 22, 2013 | Questions thread
Limburger
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Re: Bokeh in the background with a 50 mm lens. What am I doing wrong?

Everything basicly said.

Have a look at these photo's , probably this is more the look you have in mind.

As pointed out, now you're further away from your subject but fill the frame just the same, your background is blurred out more.

Note as well that the background itself as the lens (shape and number of apertureblades) have an impact on the bokeh too.

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Cheers Mike

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