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Saturday, January 21, 2006


"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



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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