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Old 03-29-2012, 01:24 AM   #23
JimThias
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Originally Posted by jnohallman View Post
I suspect the brush behind the idiots just isn't far enough beyond the focal plane to allow for a pleasing bokeh.

Jon
Exactly. Cheap camera, zoomed in, bad lighting, probably cropped (it's been a few years), bad almost-bokeh.

In fact, it never even occurred to me until CN railfan mentioned it.

The trees in the bird shot are about 20-30 feet beyond the bird. However, I'm only about 10 feet away as you can see my reflection in the feeder.

With the picture of the people on the tracks, I was probably 50-100 yards away from them.
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