Bokeh is the focus - Open thread

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Re: Bokeh is the focus - Open thread

Unread postby Greg Beetham » Thu Jul 09, 2015 12:10 pm

I have a question (without notice) :D DA, who took the shot? (great photo btw)
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Ps definitely a cute little chap, looks like he might like budgie seed too, sort of in keeping with his size range maybe.

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Re: Bokeh is the focus - Open thread

Unread postby sury » Thu Jul 09, 2015 3:53 pm

Thank you Andy.
Yes, a bird in hand makes for a good shot. :)
Excellent timing David and a nice shot to boot.

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Unread postby david antony » Thu Jul 09, 2015 5:31 pm

Thanks for the kind comments Sury, Birma & Greg.

I took the shot Greg. Met up with a couple with
daughter toddler. ( Brought Birma to mind ) did
try to catch bird in each hand. They were delighted
to recieve the photos. I did like the bokeh.

Black-capped chickadee Greg, favourite food black
oil sunflower seed. bet they would like the Budgie
seed. (ツ)

Hand held camera also. ツ

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Re: Bokeh is the focus - Open thread

Unread postby sury » Thu Jul 09, 2015 9:25 pm

Very nice shot David. I think it might be even better, if you were to crop it removing the empty hand. The rectangular aspect ration lends itself very well for the image, IMHO.

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Re: Bokeh is the focus - Open thread

Unread postby david antony » Fri Jul 10, 2015 6:29 am

You are correct Sury that would be much better.

I did this for the couple, was trying for a bird in
each hand as there were several coming and
going, alas did not make the shot. To catch the
two seperate ones was a bit of luck, they twitch
turn and fly away in seconds.

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Re: Bokeh is the focus - Open thread

Unread postby sury » Fri Jul 10, 2015 4:41 pm

That's right. You did mention about the couple and a toddler. I am sure they liked
it the way it is, since both the hands are visible. :) For a moment I forgot the context
of the shot. :oops:

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Unread postby jbtaylor » Mon Jul 20, 2015 3:18 pm

My friend's pets.
Sury, the 135mm strikes again.

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Re: Bokeh is the focus - Open thread

Unread postby sury » Mon Jul 20, 2015 6:56 pm

You did me in, JB. :D Excellent shots. I love the first one, just love it.

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Re: Bokeh is the focus - Open thread

Unread postby jbtaylor » Mon Jul 20, 2015 7:46 pm

Thanks Sury.
A bonus shot for you.

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Re: Bokeh is the focus - Open thread

Unread postby sury » Mon Jul 20, 2015 8:41 pm

Really? That is the inducement? That is so :twisted:
But it is working, I tell ya. :lol:

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Re: Bokeh is the focus - Open thread

Unread postby Birma » Tue Jul 21, 2015 8:35 am

Beautiful bokeh ! :)
Nex 5, Nex 6 (IR), A7M2, A99 and a bunch of lenses.

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Re: Bokeh is the focus - Open thread

Unread postby jbtaylor » Sun Jul 26, 2015 3:53 am

Sury,
I missed this one by a hair. However, the bokeh is worth sharing.

135mm @f2.0.
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And one more @ f4.0.
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Re: Bokeh is the focus - Open thread

Unread postby aster » Sun Jul 26, 2015 2:01 pm

Beautiful, JBTaylor. :)

Thanks for sharing. Very enticing. I'm glad the inducement is intended for Sury only. Hard to resist.... :D

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Re: Bokeh is the focus - Open thread

Unread postby sury » Sun Jul 26, 2015 8:02 pm

JB,
That is not fair. :D Nice shots by the way. The bokeh on the first one is just fabulous.

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Re: Bokeh is the focus - Open thread

Unread postby jbtaylor » Mon Jul 27, 2015 12:12 am

Here is it's cousin at f4.0.

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