WONDER #2720: What Is Bokeh?

Question 1 of 3

This Wonder was mostly about...

  1. which cameras are best for professional photographers.
  2. how to attach a bokeh lens to a camera.
  3. why all backgrounds in photography should use bokeh.
  4. what bokeh is and how to achieve it in a photograph.

Question 2 of 3

Which of the following is NOT true, according to this Wonder?

  1. Good bokeh in a photo’s background will make light appear as circles or hexagons.
  2. It is impossible to achieve bokeh using the camera on a smartphone.
  3. A fast lens can help photographers achieve quality bokeh.
  4. Interesting backgrounds with a variety of colors can produce better bokeh than a plain background.

Question 3 of 3

Bokeh comes from the Japanese word “boke,” which means “___________.”

  1. photo
  2. subject
  3. blur
  4. lens

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