Interesting ... getting pretty much the same effect. I assume without additional manipulation of blur in post.
I have the 85 f/1.2 L and it is by far my favourite lens for portraits. But, even shooting wide-open, I always tend to look for neutral and unobtrusive backgrounds and have never experimented with backgrounds that include as much contrast and colour as some of these. Looks like I should maybe be bolder!
Her is a shot I took but with the 135mm at f2 and the blur is gorgeous. Now imagine what's like with the killer 85mm
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