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Old Jul 21, 2004, 10:22 PM   #1
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These picture taken by getty images are so good. made me wondering, is it the camera and/or the processing afterwards?

the image is so clear, crisp and vivid.



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Old Jul 21, 2004, 10:56 PM   #2
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Well, it probably was PP'd some, but one of the things that makes the subject stand out, is the shallow depth of field from a long focal length lens, combined with a large aperture (smaller F/Stop Number), and the photographers skill at Bokeh.

I don't really like Ken Rockwell's philosphy about many things, but he does have a good explanation of Bokeh on his web site:


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