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Saturday, January 21, 2006

Fame

"I blame Mike Johnston for the bokeh craze. He deserves the credit or blame for popularizing the concept in the U.S. Had I not read his writings about bokeh years ago on the CompuServe photo forum I might never have cared. Now it's like that funny noise your car makes that everyone else claims they can't hear."
—Lex ("perpendicularity consultant") Jenkins, on the Nikon Forum

Posted by: ROBERT MEIER

2 Comments:

Blogger chas3stix said...

Okay, so what the heck is bokeh? It's not in the Merriams online dictionary.....

1:36 PM  
Blogger DonovanCO said...

I first ran across the term "bokeh" in the Leica oriented magazine, LFI. I assumed it was some obscure German term. LFI articles on it assume that readers know the meaning of the word.

1:28 PM  

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