Archived posting to the Leica Users Group, 2009/09/28

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Subject: [Leica] Better bokeh?
From: grduprey at (grduprey at
Date: Mon, 28 Sep 2009 16:43:55 +0000


Bokeh and Macro just don't mix, Period.  At macro ranges, bokeh just does 
not exist.  We are talking 1 inch MAXIMUM dof.  For normal and macro 
shooting, I use the 60/2.8R Macro Elmarit lens and it works just fine.

Gene  -------------- Original message from James Laird <digiratidoc at>: --------------

> Which R lens in the 'standard' range (50-60mm) has the best bokeh?
> I've found an interest in the macro world and shoot a lot with my old
> trusty Canon 50 1.8 with a Kenko 12mm extension tube resulting in
> shots like
> I'm interested in trying out an R lens due to Leicas legendary bokeh.
> Which one is the 'best', if there is such a thing?
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