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To increase the effect of "bokeh blur" with thin depth of field, there are a number of things you can do in-camera. Obviously, opening up your aperture wider will decrease depth of field, but moving from the typical fast prime widths of f/1.4-f/2 into the rarer f/0.95-f/1.2 will have a notable effect, if you can afford the glass, simply because not many ...


You are asking how to make the background as blurry as possible while keeping the subject sharp. That means maximizing the circle of confusion diameter for background objects while ensuring that the subject remains within the focus field. The depth of the focus field depends largely on the magnification, the f-number, and the output resolution (circle of ...

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