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[Rollei] Re: Bokeh

"Phil Stiles" wrote:

> My only complaint with TLR Rollei bokeh is the tendency of highlights
> in the background to appear as tiny pentagons, due to the small number
> of leaves (five, of course) in the iris diaphragm. Many lens designers
> have used a lot more, and it gives a smoother effect.

Rolleicords and 'flexes manufactures before the mid 50s have rounder more
complex irises with different (nicer?) bokeh... Look for any model with the
old style compur shutter which needs to be set to 1/500th before cocking,
such as the 'cord III, 'flex 2.8 C, MX and others...

Eric Goldstein