Leo Laksi’s Bangkok And Back

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Leica Noctilux 50mm f/1 – Bangkok market, lights and bokeh

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I’ve been experimenting with the Noctilux since I purchased it almost two weeks ago.  Today I was at a market near Jatujak and figured that I would spend an hour photographing light fixtures with the Nocti wide open, that is, at f/1.  The bokeh is quite nice with this lens and one has an urge to capture an image more with the bokeh in mind rather than the subject in the frame.   And in the end, of course, the bokeh became the subject and the light source a secondary object.






Written by leolaksi

February 16, 2009 at 7:00 am

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  1. Lovely stuff. Looks like Otagaw market?

    Charles Frith

    February 16, 2009 at 8:21 am

    • Exactly. Amazing really that you identified the market in the bokeh of the photos. Leo


      February 16, 2009 at 8:26 am

  2. I got lucky 🙂

    I’m on twitter too if you’re out and about and need any pointers @charlesfrith

    Charles Frith

    February 16, 2009 at 8:53 am

  3. I am about to suffer a severe attack of lens-envy. These shots are wonderful. Beautiful bokeh. Congratulations.


    February 17, 2009 at 6:01 am

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