Bokeh – what’s that all about!

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Clematis with a Bokeh effect background

Bokeh – what is it and how do you achieve it in a photograph!! I will try and explain this infamous photography term in simple English. Firstly this post refers to using a DSLR or a mirrorless camera and not a mobile phone. The term Bokeh comes from the Japanese word ‘boke’ meaning ‘blur’ or ‘haze’ and in theory is pronounced BOH-kay, as in a bouquet of flowers.  In simple terms it refers to the out of focus area in…

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