Articles tagged "bokeh"

DPReview TV: Fun with bokeh

Photographers throw the word 'bokeh' around a lot, but what exactly is it? Our resident mad scientist, Don Komarechka, takes us on a ride through a bokeh-rific world of creative possibilities.

Video: This rare projector lens has been deemed the ‘Swirly Bokeh Emperor’

Weird lens aficionado Mathieu Stern quite literally got more than he bargained for when he paid just €2 for a rare projector lens that creates some of the most intense swirly bokeh we've ever seen.

DPTH app applies simulated bokeh effect to any image

DPTH uses artificial intelligence to create depth maps of existing images.

Apple has turned 'bokeh' into a verb (and taken a stance on how it's pronounced)

Until now, the word 'bokeh' has been a noun. But that may very well change with the help of Apple's recent video advertisement.

Video: Shallow depth-of-field is overrated

Andrew from the YouTube channel Denae & Andrew dives into whether or not shallow depth-of-field is something photographers should always be striving for.

CP+ 2018: Hands-on with Sigma 105mm F1.4 Art 'bokeh master' & 70mm macro

Sigma's new 105mm F1.4 DG HSM is a beast, weighing in at 1.6 kilos. We're at the CP+ tradeshow in Yokohama, Japan, where we just got our hands on what Sigma is calling the 'bokeh master'.

The free Focos app brings more professional looking bokeh to your dual-cam iPhone

The free Focos app turns Apple's fake-bokeh 'Portrait Mode' up a notch, allowing you to choose the type of bokeh you're adding, customize diaphragm shapes, and focus your photos after the fact.

Lensbaby unveils Creative Bokeh and Sweet 80 optics

Lensbaby has released two new optics for their special "optic swap system." The Lensbaby Sweet 80 Optic gives you that trademark sweet spot of focus, while the Creative Bokeh optic gives you 9 different drop in aperture plate options to play with.

How the heck do you pronounce 'bokeh'? PGN settles it once and for all

'Why are we here?' 'Is there life on other planets?' 'How do you pronounce bokeh?' Photo Gear News might not be able to help us answer all of our burning questions, but they have offered a definitive answer on that last one. Read more

Background blur and its relationship to sensor size
This article tries to provide a practical guide on how to estimate the maximum strength of background blur for a given camera / sensor type.