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Which lens would you say gives the best bokeh?

 
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Jan 05, 2010 23:59 |  #46

I got mine for free from my neighbor!! So it was for me, but I think they usually go about $60 or so. Then get a $15 adapter and bam great lens with awesome color. Mine is sharp at 1.4 and really nice and sharp at F2. Manual focus lenses really open a huge world to you. I just learned how to start using them but I am already looking to add more! Especially these Zuiko's. They are tiny but pack a punch!

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Jan 06, 2010 00:00 |  #47

Muskydave22 wrote in post #9333954 (external link)
I got mine for free from my neighbor!! So it was for me, but I think they usually go about $60 or so. Then get a $15 adapter and bam great lens with awesome color. Mine is sharp at 1.4 and really nice and sharp at F2. Manual focus lenses really open a huge world to you. I just learned how to start using them but I am already looking to add more! Especially these Zuiko's. They are tiny but pack a punch!

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That is so cool, I must find out about this.

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Jan 06, 2010 00:03 |  #48

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I thought the 50 f/1.2 was the same way. Is that the 50 f/1.0 then?

The 85L has "chopped" bokeh everywhere in the frame. All lenses (except for maybe superteles) distort highlights towards the edges.

I believe the 50/1 has chopped bokeh as well.




  
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Jan 06, 2010 01:20 |  #49

I like my 85.

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Jan 06, 2010 01:34 |  #50

Hmm , tough choice . I'll let you decide :)

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Jan 06, 2010 08:30 as a reply to  @ TC_Fenua's post |  #51

It ain't that much more than the 300 2.8 and has 4 stop IS and for me is a much more usable F/L

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Jan 06, 2010 09:27 as a reply to  @ airfrogusmc's post |  #52

Heres the 85L

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I prefer the F/L of the 85 over the 135 on FF.



  
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Jan 06, 2010 09:30 |  #53

from the archives here on the forum, the 85L has IMO the nicest bokeh.


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Jan 06, 2010 09:39 |  #54

here is my 70-200mm f/2.8IS

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Jan 06, 2010 09:40 |  #55

200 f/2L then 85L in my opinion


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Jan 06, 2010 09:50 |  #56

I am always blown away by my Voigtlader lanthar 125's bokeh.


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Jan 06, 2010 09:51 as a reply to  @ TaDa's post |  #57

Tough call! While IMHO the 50L, 85L, and 135L all produce great bokeh in portraits…

50 1.2L

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Jan 06, 2010 09:59 |  #58

JelleVerherstraeten wrote in post #9335910 (external link)
from the archives here on the forum, the 85L has IMO the nicest bokeh.

I have both the 85L and the 200 2L and the 200 2L wins.

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Jan 06, 2010 10:16 as a reply to  @ airfrogusmc's post |  #59

TC_Fenua wrote in post #9334340 (external link)
Hmm , tough choice . I'll let you decide :)

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And I think I mentioned once having to sell one kidney to pay for a 200f/2 :D

You've got to be kidding, you're not serious about the kidney thing are you?

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Jan 06, 2010 12:01 |  #60

Haha , of course not :D It was just a figure of speech ;)


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