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DIYP Bokeh Masters Kit

B&H # DIMK Mfr # BMK-ME
In Stock
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You Pay: $19.95
Product Highlights
  • Special Effects System for Portraits
  • Individual Discs Cut in Specific Shapes
  • Mounts to Front of Lens with Holder
  • Includes Blank Discs for Your Own Use
  • Patterns are Laser-Cut
  • Includes Animals,Smile,Heart,Star, etc

The Bokeh Masters Kit turns light into shapes. By definition, "bokeh" refers to the nature of the blur that can be created using light. It refers to those parts of the image that are out of focus - generally those sections of the photo that are found beyond the measured depth of field.

You will see the effect most pronounced when using point light sources such as candles, street lights, flashlights, etc. However, you will find this system works in most lighting situations. Just remember, it is designed to be most effective with areas of your image that are out of focus.

This kit contains 21 custom shaped discs including stars, hearts, a happy and sad smiley, animal icons, sports icon and several signs. In addition, you receive eight blank discs with which you can cut your own patterns. Using the included holder, you mount it on the lens, insert your selected disc and shoot your portrait.  In this way, you can tailor your special effects to your portrait needs. The Bokeh Masters Kit is designed to work even if it is not 100% flat to the lens

Generally speaking, the "Bokehtinator" works best with lenses of filter size up to 62mm, and with apertures of 2.8 or wider. However, the Bokehtinator may also work with other wide-aperture lenses of similar thread size. Testing is recommended.

Note! Other lenses that have not been tested may also work with the Bokeh System - performance testing is highly recommended

The kit will work with almost any wide aperture lens with a filter size of 62mm or smaller - Tested and works with the following lenses: Nikon 50mm f/1.8, Nikon 50mm f/1.4, Nikon 85mm f/1.8, Nikon 28-105mm f/3.5-f/4.5, Nikon 70-300mm f/4.5-5.6, Canon EF 50mm f/1.8,  Canon EF 50mm f/1.4, Canon EF 85mm f/1.8, Canon EF 100mm f/2.8L IS USM, Canon EF 75-300mm f/4-5.6, Sigma 30mm f/1.4 (with vignetting)
Allows you to create your own special effect images "in camera" without having to rely on post-production software
Can be placed over a UV filter
For the wedding or party photographer, this kit offers you a marketing opportunity for creating images that other photographer may not be able to replicate
Allow you to turn a night scene or landscape into something completely different and unique
With the Master's Kit, simply use a pencil and an Exacto knife or a puncher on the included 8 blank discs to cut your own unique shapes
DIYP Bokeh Masters Kit
  • Disc Holder
  • Lens Attachment Device
  • 21 x Custom Discs
  • 8 x Blank Discs
  • Storage Wallet
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    DIYPBokeh Masters Kit
     
    4.1

    (based on 40 reviews)

    Ratings Distribution

    • 5 Stars

       

      (14)

    • 4 Stars

       

      (14)

    • 3 Stars

       

      (12)

    • 2 Stars

       

      (0)

    • 1 Stars

       

      (0)

    88%

    of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

    Pros

    • Easy to use (22)
    • Lightweight (19)
    • Reliable (9)
    • Durable (7)

    Cons

    • Not durable (4)

    Best Uses

    • Portraits (12)
    • Studio (11)
    • Everyday (9)
    • Home (7)
    • Macro photography (4)
      • Reviewer Profile:
      • Enthusiast (11), Semi-professional (7), Professional (4), Getting started (3)
      • Was this a gift?:
      • No (24)

    Most Liked Positive Review

     

    So Fun, So Cheap, A Definite Buy!

    Overall, I'm super pleased with this product! I saw this effect on a few photos and was so excited to try it myself while shooting a friend's wedding. The kit is super easy...Read complete review

    Overall, I'm super pleased with this product! I saw this effect on a few photos and was so excited to try it myself while shooting a friend's wedding. The kit is super easy to use and creates really fun shapes and effects on both video and photos. My only complaint is that the round disks can tear easily if they aren't taken out of the original plastic sheeting with care. But for the price, it's certainly worth it!

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    Most Liked Negative Review

     

    Not for a full frame camera

    I have made my own bokeh discs before, but when I saw this, it was an instant buy! It is not suitable for a full frame camera. SUPER strong vignette! It was...Read complete review

    I have made my own bokeh discs before, but when I saw this, it was an instant buy! It is not suitable for a full frame camera. SUPER strong vignette! It was very disappointing. I really wish they were clear about the specifications.

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    (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

     
    5.0

    LOVE IT

    By R. ChilD

    from NY

    About Me Professional

    Verified Buyer

    Pros

    • Durable
    • Easy To Use
    • Lightweight

    Cons

      Best Uses

      • Everyday use

      Comments about DIYP Bokeh Masters Kit:

      Works as described, includes custom discs

      • Was this a gift?:
      • No

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      5.0

      Shapes are fun!!!

      By Kdarlin3

      from Tenness

      Comments about DIYP Bokeh Masters Kit:

      I love this kit, so many options.

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      (3 of 3 customers found this review helpful)

       
      4.0

      So Fun, So Cheap, A Definite Buy!

      By Small But Mighty

      from Los Angeles, CA

      About Me Hobbyist/Enthusiast

      Verified Buyer

      Pros

      • Easy To Use
      • Lightweight
      • Reliable

      Cons

      • Not Durable

      Best Uses

      • Home
      • Macro Photography
      • Portraits

      Comments about DIYP Bokeh Masters Kit:

      Overall, I'm super pleased with this product! I saw this effect on a few photos and was so excited to try it myself while shooting a friend's wedding. The kit is super easy to use and creates really fun shapes and effects on both video and photos. My only complaint is that the round disks can tear easily if they aren't taken out of the original plastic sheeting with care. But for the price, it's certainly worth it!

      • Was this a gift?:
      • No

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      (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

       
      3.0

      So many possibilities

      By Amber

      from Edmonton, Alberta, Canada

      About Me Hobbyist/Enthusiast

      Verified Buyer

      Pros

      • Easy To Use
      • Lightweight

      Cons

      • Moves Around On Lens

      Best Uses

      • Home

      Comments about DIYP Bokeh Masters Kit:

      With so many different shapes and options to make your own it gives many options for different photos. I am using it alot for still life photography and can get different images witht he same subject.

      • Was this a gift?:
      • No

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      (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

       
      3.0

      great but missing one key item

      By boy bokeh

      from ontario, canada

      About Me Semi-Professional

      Verified Buyer

      Pros

      • Durable

      Cons

        Best Uses

          Comments about DIYP Bokeh Masters Kit:

          would have been perfect if it came with a traditional five pointed star ...
          great design though, perfect for a 50mm

          • Was this a gift?:
          • No

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          (4 of 4 customers found this review helpful)

           
          4.0

          My first filter set for my camera!

          By Rick

          from Hickory, NC

          About Me Semi-Professional

          Verified Buyer

          Pros

          • Easy To Use
          • Lightweight

          Cons

          • Not Pre-cut

          Best Uses

          • Everyday use
          • Landscape Photography
          • Studio
          • Traveling

          Comments about DIYP Bokeh Masters Kit:

          I would definitely rate this product on a scale of 1 to 10 about a 9! It's very easy to use, and the instructions are very easy to understand, but the one thing I had trouble with was getting the pieces out! They come pre-cut but you still have to pop them out, and it's so easy to break one of the sides off of the main piece which happened to me and I had to tape it back on! I would recommend this product to anyone, but use scissors when taking out the pieces!!

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          • No

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          (2 of 2 customers found this review helpful)

           
          5.0

          perfect shaped bokeh

          By Zbylut

          from Hilo,HI

          About Me Semi-Professional

          Verified Buyer

          Pros

          • Durable
          • Easy To Use

          Cons

            Best Uses

            • Portraits
            • Studio

            Comments about DIYP Bokeh Masters Kit:

            love this item, works great with my 50mm 1.8, now I use this with fairy lights and the heart shaped bokeh maker my model loves how the photos come out with the shapes.

            • Was this a gift?:
            • No

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            (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

             
            4.0

            Bokeh Masters Kit

            By QueenChatty

            from Ontario, Canada

            About Me Semi-Professional

            Verified Buyer

            Pros

            • Easy To Use
            • Reliable

            Cons

            • I don't see this lasting
            • Not Durable

            Best Uses

            • Portraits
            • Studio

            Comments about DIYP Bokeh Masters Kit:

            I purchased this kit simply because of the ease of use along with the blank disks that come with it as I will probably only use 3 or 4 that come with the kit. I think it is worth the cost just to be able to make my own.

            • Was this a gift?:
            • No

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            (2 of 2 customers found this review helpful)

             
            4.0

            Bokeh Masters Kit

            By paulabear

            from Ottawa, Ontario

            About Me Hobbyist/Enthusiast

            Verified Buyer

            Pros

            • Easy To Use
            • Lightweight

            Cons

              Best Uses

              • Home
              • Landscape Photography
              • Macro Photography
              • Portraits

              Comments about DIYP Bokeh Masters Kit:

              I am having a good time with this product! It is yet another option in photography. It is very easy to use and the results are quite varied. The enclosed carrying box is quite flimsy but it works.

              • Was this a gift?:
              • No

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              (3 of 4 customers found this review helpful)

               
              5.0

              Totally Love this!

              By Pink Ice Photography

              from Powell River BC

              Verified Buyer

              Comments about DIYP Bokeh Masters Kit:

              Love this kit

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              (2 of 2 customers found this review helpful)

               
              4.0

              Nice kit

              By valpo2u

              from Valrico, Florida

              About Me Getting Started

              Verified Buyer

              Pros

              • Easy To Use
              • Lightweight

              Cons

                Best Uses

                • Studio

                Comments about DIYP Bokeh Masters Kit:

                I'm having fun with this kit, I'm just starting with photography so everything is new to me. The kit is ok, it has a blue piece of plastic(you can see it in the above picture) that you put together to form a box where you can put all the pieces in it, which I try and try but couldn't do it, nothing fit so I threw it in the garbage but other than that it works great.
                I would recommend it. As always B&H shipping and handling was flawless!!!

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                • No

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                4.0

                Fun Stuff

                By rcawth

                from Chicago, IL

                About Me Professional

                Verified Buyer

                Pros

                • Easy To Use
                • Lightweight
                • Reliable

                Cons

                • Not Durable

                Best Uses

                  Comments about DIYP Bokeh Masters Kit:

                  Nothing special here just an easy way to add a fun effect to your photos and video.

                  • Was this a gift?:
                  • No

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                  (2 of 2 customers found this review helpful)

                   
                  4.0

                  Don't just bokeh, be unique

                  By Gary D

                  from Colchester, VT

                  About Me Hobbyist/Enthusiast

                  Verified Buyer

                  Pros

                  • Easy To Use
                  • Lightweight

                  Cons

                    Best Uses

                    • Home
                    • Portraits

                    Comments about DIYP Bokeh Masters Kit:

                    The Bokeh Master Kit is a fun addition to your photography bag. I was amazed at how simple it was and yet provided such stunning results. It fits over any 62mm opening lens, for me that is my 50mm f1.8. The kit comes with a mounting sleeve and 20 precut stencils, most that I like but I can think of a few others such as a heart shape and maybe a four-leaf clover would be more popular than a check mark. But, it does come with several blanks so you can create your own. My only wish is that the kit worked with (or was available for) other lens opening sizes.

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                    • No

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                    (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

                     
                    5.0

                    Very Nice Product

                    By TheCaptiveAesthetic

                    from Wayne, New Jersey

                    About Me Hobbyist/Enthusiast

                    Pros

                    • Durable
                    • Easy To Use
                    • Lightweight
                    • Reliable

                    Cons

                      Best Uses

                      • Everyday use
                      • Portraits
                      • Studio

                      Comments about DIYP Bokeh Masters Kit:

                      The bokeh masters kit is very simple to use and is great during the holiday season with all of the Christmas lighting. It is also very good for creating a unique background for portraits. It may take some getting used to when it comes to setting up shots with this product, but in the end it is not difficult to achieve the desired result.

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                      • No

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                      (3 of 3 customers found this review helpful)

                       
                      5.0

                      Best purchase I've made for my dslr!

                      By Steph

                      from Southern United States

                      About Me Hobbyist/Enthusiast

                      Verified Buyer

                      Pros

                      • Easy To Use
                      • Reliable

                      Cons

                        Best Uses

                        • Everyday use
                        • Home
                        • Macro Photography
                        • Portraits
                        • Studio
                        • Traveling

                        Comments about DIYP Bokeh Masters Kit:

                        I love this product! It is easy to use and I was able to get started right out of the box! Ive had so much fun practicing my bokeh skills and this product has added interest to many of my photos (especially since Chrstmas is here!). Directions were simple and shipping was on time! The best purchase I've made! Thanks B&H!

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                        • No

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                        (8 of 8 customers found this review helpful)

                         
                        5.0

                        Great Product

                        By Mango

                        from H-Town Hill

                        About Me Semi-Professional

                        Verified Buyer

                        Pros

                        • Durable
                        • Easy To Use
                        • Lightweight
                        • Reliable

                        Cons

                          Best Uses

                          • Everyday use
                          • EXPERIMENTAL PHOTOGRAPHY
                          • Landscape Photography
                          • Night photography

                          Comments about DIYP Bokeh Masters Kit:

                          This is a product for anyone who is huge into both Nighttime and Experimental Photography. Personally speaking its one of the best things I've spent my money on recently and it really allows for some creative photos. The great thing about it is they give you blank filters to create your own shapes and images. If your really creative you will make your own definate buy for any photographer with a nifty 50 (50mm Lens) that has an f-stop of 1.8

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                          • No

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                          (4 of 4 customers found this review helpful)

                           
                          5.0

                          gooddesign

                          By badrseen

                          from saudi arabia

                          About Me Hobbyist/Enthusiast

                          Verified Buyer

                          Pros

                          • Easy To Use
                          • Lightweight

                          Cons

                          • Bulky

                          Best Uses

                          • Home
                          • Macro Photography
                          • Studio

                          Comments about DIYP Bokeh Masters Kit:

                          i used for my cam nikon d3100 to take a good background

                          • Was this a gift?:
                          • No

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                          (2 of 2 customers found this review helpful)

                           
                          3.0

                          Not for a full frame camera

                          By Angie

                          from Thousand Oaks, Ca

                          About Me Professional

                          Pros

                          • Easy To Use
                          • Lightweight

                          Cons

                          • Not Functional

                          Best Uses

                          • Portraits

                          Comments about DIYP Bokeh Masters Kit:

                          I have made my own bokeh discs before, but when I saw this, it was an instant buy! It is not suitable for a full frame camera. SUPER strong vignette! It was very disappointing. I really wish they were clear about the specifications.

                          • Was this a gift?:
                          • No

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                          4.0

                          its fun..... for a while

                          By shutterbutter

                          from okinawa, Japan

                          About Me Casual user

                          Verified Buyer

                          Pros

                          • Lightweight

                          Cons

                          • Not Durable

                          Best Uses

                          • Everyday use

                          Comments about DIYP Bokeh Masters Kit:

                          great for special effects for bokeh video and pictures. construction is cheap but does the job. This thing is held on to the lense with a rubber band!

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                          • No

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                          (3 of 3 customers found this review helpful)

                           
                          5.0

                          Prefect Kit for Photography Lovers

                          By anniec

                          from saratoga, ca

                          About Me Getting Started

                          Verified Buyer

                          Pros

                          • Easy To Use
                          • Lightweight

                          Cons

                            Best Uses

                            • Everyday use
                            • Theme creations
                            • Traveling

                            Comments about DIYP Bokeh Masters Kit:

                            You don't need to be an expert with years of experience in photography in order to be creative in photo snapping. With this kit, and an open mind, even an amateur like me could create fun and exclusive photos just like the pros. Try it! Your friends and family will be amazed. Mine did :)

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