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    Quote Originally Posted by Michiel Schierbeek View Post
    Very nice colours Jerry!

    A macroshot of a drop of resin?

    Michiel

    ++1!

    Jerry, it is a beautiful bokehgraph!

    . . . . . second Michiel's comment on the colours, wonderful . . . . .

    I need to invest in a Macro lens one of these days . . . . .

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    Lovely flowers there

    I've been thinking of getting a Nokton 40/1.4 to replace my Nikon 50/1.8 because the Nikon's a huge lump with the adapter on a GF1. The Nokton's bokeh wide open seems a bit harsh and blurred edges seem to pop out. Would it have smoother bokeh when stopped down a bit?

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    Lovely flowers there

    I've been thinking of getting a Nokton 40/1.4 to replace my Nikon 50/1.8 because the Nikon's a huge lump with the adapter on a GF1. The Nokton's bokeh wide open seems a bit harsh and blurred edges seem to pop out. Would it have smoother bokeh when stopped down a bit?

    . . . . . I will shoot a couple of shots tomorrow at 2.8 & 4 and post them. Well at least one and a link to the rest on Flickr.

    I do love the Nokton 40/1.4. There are two versions, the SC (single coat) and MC (multiple coat). The lens that I have is the SC.

    When shooting flowers, I do not mind the harsh bokeh at all . . . . .

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    _1120399 Petunias and the Street Musician


    GF1 with Voigtlander Nokton Classic SC 40mm f1.4 -- ISO 100 -- f1.4 -- 1/3200



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    Re: Photographing your Bokeh

    Quote Originally Posted by seakayaker View Post
    Dahlias


    GF1 with Voigtlander Nokton Classic 40mm f1.4 -- ISO 100 -- f1.4 -- 1/4000



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    Outstanding Dan!
    The colours, the sharpness and the drawing of the bokeh!

    Did not buy the lens yet, but that's because it's prohibited to buy any lenses for me

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    Re: Photographing your Bokeh

    Quote Originally Posted by Michiel Schierbeek View Post
    Outstanding Dan!
    The colours, the sharpness and the drawing of the bokeh! ...

    Michiel
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    Dan, you have definitely proved that the Nokton 40mm can do wonderful things.
    I'm with you on preferring structured bokeh behind the main subject - and if the photographer is careful, the structure can compliment the image. Lenses with smooth bokehs remove that degree of creativity.

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    Re: Photographing your Bokeh

    **************************************
    September 7 is BOKEH BIRTHDAY
    **************************************

    This thread will be one year old tomorrow. Lots of stuff has happened:

    . We have a loyal following
    . We have investigated all aspects of how bokeh contibutes to the image
    . We have discovered a mass of wonderful legacy lenses that exhibit a weath of different bokehs
    . We've had a lot of fun!!

    Anyone new to the thread should take a look at the very early posts.

    . Ranger 9 coined the word "bokehgraph" and commented on the artistic merits of bokeh being the prominant part of the image

    .KayCee was a bit suspicious - he said " Jeez, I can't believe this thread actually has so many taking part. What next...pictures of your lens caps
    Whatever floats your boat I suppose."

    . Just to prove that bokehgraphers listen: here is a recent shot of one of my many lens caps:


    (This is a lens cap from a Rexanon lens and has "PHOTAX REXAR" written on it.)

    After one year I would have to say that "this stuff really floats my boat"

    **************************************

    So tomorrow is the the time to post the your favorite two bokehgraphs that you have taken since we started a year ago. And we need a simple message as to why these are your favorites. You need not post them at the same time - that may give us the constant change through the day that will make it more interesting.

    . don't worry if you have just one - post it

    . if you want to post three - we are easy going here

    . if you have not yet posted, but have some bokehgraphs tucked away, now is the time to bring them out


    Looking forward to tomorrow

    Keith

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    The Dahlias are wonderful Dan!!

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    G'day! Happy birthday Keith!
    OK so I don't live in Australia, well not just now but I'll pretend I do and cheat by 40 minutes as the www permits such variations and post mine now 'cos I've got a good excuse for tomorrow, so there!

    Why are they my favourites? There's always been a special place for me in the form of the 50mm lens. Here on this section of the forum of course we get to use it as a 100mm equivalent too.

    The first one is used as it was meant to be - on a full frame camera as a pure 50mm; in this case at f/4 so we see the seven blades of the diaphragm.



    In this second one the CV Nokton 50mm f/1.5 is used wide open to maximum "bokehgraph" effect:


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    Michael, thanks for starting us off on the Bokehgraph birthday!

    Love the first one with the seven-side bokeh! Wonderful shot . . . . .


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    Quote Originally Posted by m3photo View Post
    G'day! Happy birthday Keith!
    OK so I don't live in Australia, well not just now but I'll pretend I do and cheat by 40 minutes as the www permits such variations and post mine now 'cos I've got a good excuse for tomorrow, so there!

    Why are they my favourites? There's always been a special place for me in the form of the 50mm lens. Here on this section of the forum of course we get to use it as a 100mm equivalent too.

    The first one is used as it was meant to be - on a full frame camera as a pure 50mm; in this case at f/4 so we see the seven blades of the diaphragm.

    In this second one the CV Nokton 50mm f/1.5 is used wide open to maximum "bokehgraph" effect:

    Michael - glad you could come to the celebration

    I love number two - it does quirky things to my eyes

    You started the blends thread, which was a new adventure for me - and you have some really good stuff over there. We dragged Mike Regnier into the threads and that was good

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    Well, it is Sep 7th here already, so one of my personal bokeh fav's still is ... "FLAME ON"



    f0.75/50mm lens

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    Quote Originally Posted by radatax View Post
    Lovely flowers there

    I've been thinking of getting a Nokton 40/1.4 to replace my Nikon 50/1.8 because the Nikon's a huge lump with the adapter on a GF1. The Nokton's bokeh wide open seems a bit harsh and blurred edges seem to pop out. Would it have smoother bokeh when stopped down a bit?
    Gray overcast day here in Seattle with some rain. I did go out and do a test run of the Voigtlander Nokton Classic SC 40mm f1.4 lens. I took a series of photographs with the GF1 hand held with the aperture settings from f1.4 to f16 with the half stops. Use of a tripod would have been better and perhaps closer focus on the f13 shot.

    I do not want to post them all especially on the Bokeh Birthday so you will find them posted here on Flickr.

    http://www.flickr.com/photos/2667261...1715/lightbox/

    I hope that helps you with your decision. Perhaps someone with the MC version could so something similar for a comparison.



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    Quote Originally Posted by woodmancy View Post
    **************************************
    September 7 is BOKEH BIRTHDAY
    **************************************
    This thread will be one year old tomorrow. Lots of stuff has happened:
    . We have a loyal following
    . We have investigated all aspects of how bokeh contibutes to the image
    . We have discovered a mass of wonderful legacy lenses that exhibit a weath of different bokehs
    . We've had a lot of fun!!
    Anyone new to the thread should take a look at the very early posts.
    . Ranger 9 coined the word "bokehgraph" and commented on the artistic merits of bokeh being the prominant part of the image
    .KayCee was a bit suspicious - he said " Jeez, I can't believe this thread actually has so many taking part. What next...pictures of your lens caps
    Whatever floats your boat I suppose."

    . Just to prove that bokehgraphers listen: here is a recent shot of one of my many lens caps:
    (This is a lens cap from a Rexanon lens and has "PHOTAX REXAR" written on it.)
    After one year I would have to say that "this stuff really floats my boat"
    **************************************
    So tomorrow is the the time to post the your favorite two bokehgraphs that you have taken since we started a year ago. And we need a simple message as to why these are your favorites. You need not post them at the same time - that may give us the constant change through the day that will make it more interesting.
    . don't worry if you have just one - post it
    . if you want to post three - we are easy going here
    . if you have not yet posted, but have some bokehgraphs tucked away, now is the time to bring them out
    Looking forward to tomorrow
    Keith

    Hi Keith and All,
    Before I post a couple of previously posted bokehgraphs, I am pleased to join our Mentor Keith and post an image of one of many lens caps + a hood in my collection. I concur with our Mentor Keith, " ... After one year I would have to say that 'this stuff really floats my boat' ... "



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    Dahlias


    GF1 with Voigtlander Nokton Classic 40mm f1.4 -- ISO 100 -- f1.4 -- 1/4000

    This one's exceptional, IMO, Dan!

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    To start with I send this tulip from Amsterdam, to congratulate you, Keith, for setting up this wonderful thread and keeping it afloat.
    And for all the enthousiastic bokeh people I met here.



    A well known Amsterdam song;

    Als de lente komt dan stuur ik jou tulpen uit Amsterdam
    Als de lente komt pluk ik voor jou tulpen uit Amsterdam
    Als ik wederkom dan breng ik jou tulpen uit Amsterdam
    Duizend gele, duizend rooie, wensen jou het allermooiste
    Wat m'n mond niet zeggen kan, zeggen tulpen uit Amsterdam

    (a try to translate)
    When spring arrives I'll send you tulips from Amsterdam
    When spring arrives I'll pick for you tulips from Amsterdam
    A thousand yellow, thousand red ones wish you the most beautiful
    What I cannot say tell tulips from Amsterdam


    - One Tulip -

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    Re: Photographing your Bokeh

    Quote Originally Posted by Michiel Schierbeek View Post
    To start with I send this tulip from Amsterdam, to congratulate you, Keith, for setting up this wonderful thread and keeping it afloat.
    And for all the enthousiastic bokeh people I met here.
    A well known Amsterdam song;
    Als de lente komt dan stuur ik jou tulpen uit Amsterdam
    Als de lente komt pluk ik voor jou tulpen uit Amsterdam
    Als ik wederkom dan breng ik jou tulpen uit Amsterdam
    Duizend gele, duizend rooie, wensen jou het allermooiste
    Wat m'n mond niet zeggen kan, zeggen tulpen uit Amsterdam

    (a try to translate)
    When spring arrives I'll send you tulips from Amsterdam
    When spring arrives I'll pick for you tulips from Amsterdam
    A thousand yellow, thousand red ones wish you the most beautiful
    What I cannot say tell tulips from Amsterdam

    - One Tulip -

    G1 + Isco-Göttingen Berolina Westromat 35/2.8
    Hi Michiel and Keith,
    This is such a great tribute to our Mentor Keith who has done a stellar job in "setting up this wonderful thread and keeping it afloat ... " (rain, snow, or shine) for the past 365 days ... BTW, I love the beautiful tulip also taken with your ISCO GOTTINGEN BEROLINA WESTROMAT 35/2.8 glass. The heartfelt song from Amsterdam that you have translated says it all.

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    HAPPY BIRTHDAY BOKEHGRAPHERS !!
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    It's about 8am here in Toronto and September 7. Thanks for all the kind words and for the enthusiastic support that has made this thread so special. I've learned so much and enjoyed the images and commentaries from all over the world in this past year.
    Just recently we passes the 2,500 mark in replies and the 50,000 mark in views

    My first contribution is purely abstract, and the type of image that got me thinking about bokehs in the first place. I stumbled on these complex out of focus background structures by accident when taking images of small flowers.

    This one is called "Torso". I like the image best in black and white, and gave it this name because I can convince myself that I see a human torso in there.

    Once again happy bokeh birthday everyone

    Keith

    Taken with my favorite bokeh lens - the Pentax 50mm, f1.4


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    Re: Photographing your Bokeh

    As a tribute to my FLAD project, here's a flower bokehgraph I shot in Russia approx 1 month ago, with the G1 and a Micro-Nikkor 105/2.8



    Congrats to the topic starter and all the participants !!

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    Re: Photographing your Bokeh

    Quote Originally Posted by Leica 77 View Post
    G1 + Leica R Summicron 50mm. "Ann".

    HAPPY BIRTHDAY BOKEHGRAPHERS AROUND THE WORLD! My heartfelt congratulations, once again, to our Mentor and Leader Keith! Because of his tenacious leadership, we have reached the first major milestone -- the 1st Birthday of Bokehgraphy in this wonderful Forum. It has been a truly educational experience and it brought so much joy, excitement, and happiness. Getting to know fellow bokehgraphers has been a real source of inspiration.

    The image you see above was the 656th post in this thread. I chose this image for the clean circular bokeh. Among the several favorite bokeh lenses, the Leica R Summicron 50mm lens is certainly one of the top performers (IMHO). Best regards to everyone!

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    Leica, I think I would have picked that one too !

    It fascinated me at the time, and I judge a good image by the time that your eyes want to keep looking at it. Here I could not take my eyes off it.
    I still wonder how you did it

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    Good Morning & Happy Birthday!


    Grass by the Lake


    GF1 with Ernst Leitz GmbH Wetzlar - Elmar 9cm f/4 -- ISO 100 -- f/4 -- 1/800 -- 9cm


    Choose this bokehgraph since I love this Seattle neighborhood for walks and quiet time by the lake. (it is in the middle of the city) It was also one of the early bokehgraphs that I had submitted. The thought of creating a photograph with the intent of a large portion being out-of-focus was new to me and I was extremely pleased with this photo. I loved the sharp detail of the grass with circular bokeh throughout the photo combined with the colors of the flowers in the garden, road, and the lake. The photo was taken with one of my early lens acquisitions which also triggered the quest for . . . . . more . . . . .

    Busy day at work today after the holiday weekend, hope to have time latter to comment on the great bokehgrahs being submitted today!

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    Seakayaker, you are too good! I have the gf1 and can't do what you do...
    Thank you for beautiful images.

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    Quote Originally Posted by taphapy View Post
    Seakayaker, you are too good! I have the gf1 and can't do what you do...
    Thank you for beautiful images.
    Yes - he is good! and I'm glad he found the thread. We've been seeing him get better and better, but it would take a lot to beat this early one, taken with what I perceive to be one of his favorite bokeh lenses.

    I agree with all your comments on this one, Dan - and I love the way that fence in the background gives the subtle grid

    Looking forward to number two - you have a big job on your hands

    Keith

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    Well, it is Sep 7th here already, so one of my personal bokeh fav's still is ... "FLAME ON"



    f0.75/50mm lens
    Agree with you here, Klaus. This one is stunning. Is this one of the x-ray lenses?

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    ----- Bokeh thread birthday choice 1 -----
    ( The first one was a flower to congratulate )

    When I take a photograph spontaneously, often the first one is the best.
    So this is of one of the photographs in my first post ( nr 62 ).
    I choose this photo because I like the representation of endlesness in the structure.
    The whole idea of the ever going flow of things.
    In its abstraction this theme has a direct relationship to my sculptural work.
    Also it was a revelation for me that it is possible to try to control the out of focus area and use it to the benefit of a photograph.

    It was shot with a Schneider-Kreuznach Xenor 50/2.8

    - Endless road -

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    Michiel

    This was always on of my favorites. The idea that you could pull out this amount of abstract detail from a simple bokeh confounded me.

    Thats why photography is dear to us - there are so many ways we can use the tools for the artistic vision

    Keith

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    Sony NEX-5 with Voigtlander 90mm f3.5 APO Lanthar.


    Attachment 35085


    Cheers,
    Last edited by simonclivehughes; 8th July 2011 at 08:51.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Leica 77 View Post
    Olympus E-330 + Kit Lens. "Blue Glass".

    Bekeh Thread -- First Anniversary Celebration -- Image #2

    For sure, I can certainly relate to what Michiel mentioned, "When I take a photograph spontaneously, often the first one is the best." The above image (No. 197 in this thread) was posted shortly after the creation of this thread in September, 2009. The image shows OOF blue bottles (+ 1 tall stemmed glass) behind translucent ground glass panels. The translucent ground glass served as if it was an externally placed extra-element of the kit lens. Once again, congratulations to all of you, and especially, to our Mentor Keith!

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    Quote Originally Posted by woodmancy View Post
    Michiel
    This was always on of my favorites. The idea that you could pull out this amount of abstract detail from a simple bokeh confounded me.
    Thats why photography is dear to us - there are so many ways we can use the tools for the artistic vision

    Keith
    +200. This image is also one of my most favorite bokehgraphs in this entire thread.

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    . . . . . on the run today . . . . . selection # 2 what will it be . . . . .


    I had a few in mind and have gone back and forth but I need to show the Voigtlander Nokton Classic SC 40mm f1.4 some love. It certainly is one of my favorites bokeh lens . . . . . along with a dozen others . . . . . oh my!



    Gladioulus


    GF1 with Voigtlander Nokton Classic SC 40mm f1.4 -- ISO 100 -- f1.4 -- 1/2000


    I love the detail that this lens captures with the colors and soft circular bokeh . . . . .


    Need to run to another commitment ~ I'll be back before the 7th is over, at least in my time zone!

    Life is Grand!

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    . . . . . on the run today . . . . . selection # 2 what will it be . . . . .


    I had a few in mind and have gone back and forth but I need to show the Voigtlander Nokton Classic SC 40mm f1.4 some love. It certainly is one of my favorites bokeh lens . . . . . along with a dozen others . . . . . oh my!



    Gladioulus
    Need to run to another commitment ~ I'll be back before the 7th is over, at least in my time zone!

    Life is Grand!

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    Dan - thats really good. I like the composition with the flower in the middle, and the colours work so well. Time that you did a book

    Keith

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    Here is my second one

    When Mike Regnier discovered the bokeh thread, his pictures always had an element of "in focus" and his belief is that the viewer needs some sharpness to grapple with the image. His early contributions used the Lensbaby, and this turned me on to tilt adapters.

    Here is my dog picture taken with my Pentax 50/1.4 plus Italian Tilt adapter.

    I was in Ibiza, just walking around and I came across the guy and his dog. They seemed so at home together. His master wanted to keep an eye on him and gave him a very long lead. I adjusted the tilt to try to get the focus on both of them. I would like a dog like that, but I have to settle with Benny the Bengal

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    Leica

    The blue bottles are wonderful and really drew my attention when you posted them initially. The symmetry and composition works very well

    I'm glad we are able to at last get our contributors to tell us which of their images they like the best.

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    Olympus E-300 + Carl Zeiss Distagon 18mm T* F4. "Yellow Orchids".

    Bokeh Thread -- First Anniversary Celebration -- Image #3

    As per an additional rule posted by our Mentor Keith, "if you want to post three - we are easy going here", I wish to post one more which was the 230th post in this wonderful thread. The majority of the preferred bokeh lenses tends to be 40mm or greater in focal length. The above image was taken with an 18mm CZ Distagon. It probably falls under the category of "Bouquet-graphy". The back lit yellow orchids were very special to me so was the comfortable lounging chair in the background with its creamy bokeh. I also love tropical hard wood floors. Best regards and heartfelt congratulations to everyone!

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    Bokeh Birthday Choice 1

    Thanks for starting this thread Keith. It is what got me started posting images to the forum. Before Bokeh, I was just a looker.
    This is one of my favorites because it is so different from what I usually do and it got me back into the mode of shooting out of focus which is easy to do with micro 4/3rds and manual focus lenses wide open! Just kidding.

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    Bokeh Birthday Choice 2

    This is a recent shot with the Italian tilt shift adapter and a pentax 50mm 1.4
    (thanks keith for your help and advice in this purchase)
    I was walking thru the backyard and I saw this swarm of swirling bugs. Perfect for a Bokeh shot.

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    Leica and Mike - stellar images in the past three posts. We have so much quality stuff that one day doesn't seem like enough. I enjoy seeing these beautiful pictures again

    I have one hour to go, and I'm going to squeeze some more in.

    This one is from Spain - I loved these squares with highly manicured trees. I had my tilt adapter with me and it worked well to highlight the trees against their background

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    Had to do one from the crazy Chinese c-mount TV lens. Jack wants to buy it when I'm exhausted with it .

    It's given me lots of fun and plenty to do in post processing

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    Here is my last one, and I have over extended my welcome! I'm off to bed, but people like Dan have a few hours left.

    It's been a slice

    Thanks everyone for joining in

    Lets see what the next year will bring

    This was taken through a bus window in Montevideo with rain coming down in buckets - but I like it

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    Quote Originally Posted by woodmancy View Post
    Here is my last one, and I have over extended my welcome! I'm off to bed, but people like Dan have a few hours left.

    It's been a slice

    Thanks everyone for joining in

    Lets see what the next year will bring

    This was taken through a bus window in Montevideo with rain coming down in buckets - but I like it

    Keith

    Keith, you have had a great year with the bokehgraphs! Working with a theme for a year is a great way to develop your vision, and you have definitely fine tuned yours. I love the statue shot.
    I hope the thread keeps on going.

    Cheers
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    It's 8:40 PM Pacific Time Zone and I just got home . . . . .

    . . . . . wanted to post at least one more before the midnight hour arrives.


    Cosmos


    GF1 with Carl Zeiss Planar T* 45mm f2 -- ISO 100 -- f2 -- 1/640


    Needed to pick one from the Carl Zeiss 45mm f2 . . . . . love the Contax G 45 & 90 . . . . .


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    . . . . . as the midnight hour approaches, one more blast from the past . . . . .


    Flower Balls


    GF1 with Ernst Leitz GmbH Wetzlar - Elmar 9cm f/4 -- ISO 100 -- f/4 -- 1/160 -- 9cm


    Photo taken on June 6th while on a garden tour on a cool rainy day . . . . .

    . . . . . love the bokeh from the 1954 Elmar 9cm f4!

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    Well it is getting past my bedtime and I can not wait for midnight to arrive, so I will post a new bokehgraph with a new lens that I picked up from the post office late this afternoon . . . . .


    Chinese Lantern


    GF1 with Kinoptik Paris Apochromat 25mm f2 -- ISO 100 -- f2 -- 1/250


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    - One Tulip
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    G1 + Isco-Göttingen Berolina Westromat 35/2.8[/CENTER][/QUOTE]


    Quote Originally Posted by Leica 77 View Post
    Hi Michiel and Keith,
    This is such a great tribute to our Mentor Keith who has done a stellar job in "setting up this wonderful thread and keeping it afloat ... " (rain, snow, or shine) for the past 365 days ... BTW, I love the beautiful tulip also taken with your ISCO GOTTINGEN BEROLINA WESTROMAT 35/2.8 glass. The heartfelt song from Amsterdam that you have translated says it all.

    ++ 1!

    Michiel, Love your tulip!

    . . . . . I feel like a fortune teller . . . . . I see ISCO Gottingen Lens in the future . . . . . It must be GAS . . . . .


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    Quote Originally Posted by kds315 View Post
    Well, it is Sep 7th here already, so one of my personal bokeh fav's still is ... "FLAME ON"



    f0.75/50mm lens
    Quote Originally Posted by woodmancy View Post
    Agree with you here, Klaus. This one is stunning. Is this one of the x-ray lenses?

    Keith

    ++ 1!

    Klaus, I agree with Keith, this bokehgraph is stunning! What lenses did you use and how did you create this shot?


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