Archived posting to the Leica Users Group, 2001/01/04

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Subject: Re: [Leica] limits part 4
From: Martin Howard <>
Date: Thu, 04 Jan 2001 09:25:10 -0500

Frank Filippone jotted down the following:

> Definition....
> Bokeh..... the out of central interest areas of a picture that are also
> elegantly out of focus.  Those parts of a Leica picture that REALLY creates
> the image.

No, bokeh doesn't refer to areas of a picture that are out of focus -- it
refers to the *qualities* of those areas in terms of how that
out-of-focusness is portrayed.


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