Archived posting to the Leica Users Group, 2000/07/22

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Subject: Re: [Leica] Nokton bokeh
From: John Brownlow <>
Date: Sat, 22 Jul 2000 18:46:21 -0400

on 22/7/00 6:31 pm, Dan Cardish at wrote:

> Nice pics Hans, but you're going to have to help me out.  Which are the
> ones which are supposed to show poor bokeh?  They all look fine to me!
> I'm beginning to wonder about this whole bokeh thing.

To me, no 1 and no 4 clearly show the problem that I found with this lens.
Blobby out-of-focus highlights, quite sharp edged, unlike the softness and
even texture (in the case of the 50/1.4) you see with the Leica lenses I
own. Of course, if it doesn't bother you then there's no problem!

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Johnny Deadman