How to pronounce "bokeh or boke"?


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Narsuitus

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What is the correct pronunciation for the word “bokeh or boke” which refers to the out of focus areas of a photograph? I had been pronouncing it like the French word “bouquet” until I was informed that that was incorrect.
 

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at 1st, it tot is malay word.. until i saw the word in the canon lens handbook.. gee :confused:
 

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It's a Japanese word. Pronounce it as 'bo-keh'. Literally means fuzziness or dizziness. In lay man's term, it describes the appearance or "feel" of out-of-focus backgrounds and foregrounds.
 

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niki said:
at 1st, it tot is malay word.. until i saw the word in the canon lens handbook.. gee :confused:

nah.. malay word is 'botak'... :bsmilie:
 

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laforge said:
I pronouce it as boat quay or boat key :bsmilie:

:think: u go clubbing 'aka chiong' too much already...
 

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Little tidbits: One of minolta lenses' selling point is their (supposedly) good bokeh which portrait shooters love!!!
 

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DT_ said:
:think: u go clubbing 'aka chiong' too much already...
those who gamble alot... will call it Bookie...

WAH L*N EH... This BOOKIE DAMN CHIO!!!! CREAMY CREAMY!!! MIRROR LENS MACHIAM SEE ALOT OF GOAL!!! :bsmilie: :bsmilie: :bsmilie:
 

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