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Subject: [Leica] Leica R bokeh
From: jhnichols at (Jim Nichols)
Date: Thu Feb 5 09:00:07 2009
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I shoot the Elmarit-R 28/2.8 on my Olympus E-510.  At f/2.8, I don't see the 
bokeh of a 1.4 lens, but, what I see, is nice and smooth.  Sorry that I 
don't have a ready example to show.

Jim Nichols
Tullahoma, TN USA
----- Original Message ----- 
From: "Douglas Nygren" <>
To: <>
Sent: Thursday, February 05, 2009 5:53 AM
Subject: [Leica] Leica R bokeh

> My posting asking for comments on bokeh led to a helpful discussion. Some 
> noted they liked a change of topic from gear to aesthetics. I don't know 
> if I agree with that, though I enjoy thinking and talking about how photos 
> look, but that discussion certainly allows for discussion about gear in 
> respect to which lenses perform better bokeh, for example.
> The discussion on bokeh focused (no pun intended) on the M lenes.
> What have people experienced with various R lenses? Which are the good R 
> lenses for bokeh?
> How do photos from the  good R bokeh lenses look when shot on say a Canon 
> 5D?
> I look forward to reading your replies.
> Top of the day to you all--Doug
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