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RE: [Rollei] OT: Nice image but bad bokeh -- look!



That's a good point, Austin. Even the best lenses would have trouble with 
that scene.

Jeffery

At 05:41 PM 5/30/2003 -0400, you wrote:
>I actually think the bokeh is quite good, it's just the harsh lighting
>that's not.  In some pictures, that type of rendering of harsh lighting
>looks very good, and some, obviously, it's distracting.
>
>Austin
>
>
> > -----Original Message-----
> > From: owner-rollei  us
> > [mailto:owner-rollei  On Behalf Of Kotsinadelis,
> > Peter (Peter)
> > Sent: Friday, May 30, 2003 5:28 PM
> > To: rollei  us
> > Subject: RE: [Rollei] OT: Nice image but bad bokeh -- look!
> >
> >
> >
> >
> > Two comments.  First, the only people who complained about boek are
> > those on the RUG.  No comments were noted as such on the comments
> > associated with the photograph.
> > Secondly, it it hard to eliminate those harsh shadows where lighting is
> > so bright in the background regardless of lens.  I would almost bet you
> > the photographer used an aperture of about F5.6 considering the depth of
> > field and lens.
> > If a wider aperture it would lose the selective focus including the
> > motorcycle but your bokeh would have been better.  Given a choice, I
> > think the photographer did very well.  It is always easy to judge for
> > those that have a hard time doing.
> >
> > Peter K
> >
> > -----Original Message-----
> > From: Rick Huber [mailto:rhuber  ]
> > Sent: Friday, May 30, 2003 1:00 PM
> > To: rollei  us
> > Subject: Re: [Rollei] OT: Nice image but bad bokeh -- look!
> >
> >
> >
> > R.J.
> >
> > I have to agree, the highlights in the trees look awful. It's really too
> >
> > bad because the photo is otherwise very good.
> >
> > Rick H.
> >
> > At 03:34 PM 5/30/2003 -0400, you wrote:
> > >I was looking through the images on Photo.net and saw this recent image
> > >taken with a Hasselblad Planar FE f/2 110mm no less:
> > >
> > >http://www.photo.net/photodb/photo?photo_id=1520408
> > >
> > >To me, this is an example of bad bokeh. It really ruins the image IMO.
> > >Sorry to dredge this up again but this image is a prime example.
> > >
> > >R.J.
> >
> >
> >

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