Bokeh

To quote the Nikon USA site: Bokeh is defined as “the effect of a soft out-of-focus background that you get when shooting a subject, using a fast lens, at the widest aperture, such as f/2.8 or wider.” Simply put, bokeh is the pleasing or aesthetic quality of out-of-focus blur in a photograph.

Good Bokeh can really help the subject pop out against the background with a nice contrasting or complimentary colour. I use a 5.6 lens and still can achieve some interesting bokeh.

Nakeen Kestrel, Weribee, Victoria

Nakeen Kestrel, Weribee, Victoria

Moss and Lichen

Moss and Lichen

Pelican

Pelican

White Winged Chough

White Winged Chough

Common Bronzewing

Common Bronzewing

Red Rumped Parrot

Red Rumped Parrot

Cape Barren Goose

Cape Barren Goose

Immature Spotted Harrier, Western Treatment Plant, Werribee - 23 Nov 2014

Immature Spotted Harrier, Western Treatment Plant, Werribee – 23 Nov 2014

Brown Falcon, Western Treatment Plant, Werribee - 19 Nov 2014

Brown Falcon, Western Treatment Plant, Werribee – 19 Nov 2014

Little Pied Cormorant

Little Pied Cormorant

Singing Honeyeater,

Singing Honeyeater,

White Browed Woodswallow

White Browed Woodswallow

Red Browed Finch

Dancing Red Browed Finch

Juvenile Welcome Swallow

Juvenile Welcome Swallow

Little Wattlebird II

Little Wattlebird

Willie Wagtail III

Willie Wagtail

Purple Flower with Bee

Purple Flower with Bee

Eastern Yellow Robin, Greens Bush, Mornington Peninsula NP,  Victoria

Eastern Yellow Robin

Rose Robin

Rose Robin

Golden Headed Cisticola,

Golden Headed Cisticola,

Southern Emu Wren along Shipwreck Creek to Seal Creek trail

Southern Emu Wren

Striated Fieldwren, Western Treatment Plant, Weribee, Victoria - 29 May, 2014

Striated Fieldwren

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