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This series shows bokeh for strongly out of focus bright areas in the frame from f/2 through f/16.
Vignetting is very low, because the lens is focused a few feet away—larger image circle.
Wide open, the bokeh is that of the usual cat’s eye effect. Going to f/2.8, the out of focus (OOF) highlights in the outer zones become nearly circular, and are circular over most of the frame.
The shape of the OOF highlights shows the 10-bladed aperture shape. This is not ideal versus a truly round aperture but it’s not unpleasant.
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