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Photo App – Learn to Take Photos Using Bokeh Mode

Do you have a passion for photography? Do you have aspirations to become a professional photographer in the future? If yes, then this photo app can prove to be a nice learning curve for you. Bokeh (Background defocus) is a cool app which allows you to shoot like a professional photographer and bring specific objects into prominence by blurring their backgrounds. You get the chance to learn about the Bokeh mode in this app. It is a mode that the photographers use for highlighting a particular object within a photo. This incorporates defocusing the background of the object, which in turn brings the object itself into sharper focus. Thanks to its intuitive user interface and user-friendly design and layout, you will encounter no issues in snapping stunning photos with the help of this app.

Bokeh - Background defocus

Bokeh (Background defocus) can help you in learning a lot about professional photography and the utilization of the Bokeh mode. However, this photo app is only available for people who own a Sony device. If you don't have a Smartphone or tablet that is manufactured by Sony then you are not going to be able to make use of this app. For people who do own Sony devices, this app is an excellent guide on how to make objects stand out within a photo. It serves as the ideal teacher for them in learning how best to use the Bokeh mode for making their photos look more professional. Moreover, it also enables them to capture some stunning photos as well.

Using this photo app to snap photos is simple enough. You need to put the camera into Bokeh mode first and then select the object in the viewfinder that you want to focus on. While focusing on the object, you can use the controls offered to you on the screen for blurring its background. There are different types of blur effects on offer that you can use for getting the perfect look for your photo. You can also play with the levels of background blurring until you get it just right for your object to shine. The blur effect type can be selected from the options located at the base of the screen. You are provided with a slider for adjusting the blur level.

Bokeh - Background defocus

Bokeh (Background defocus) is capable of snapping beautiful images and really make objects stand out in a photo. However, the capabilities of this photo app are largely dependent on the quality of the camera that you are using for snapping the photos. Moreover, the type of device you are using also plays a major role in determining how the final photo is going to look like. Another thing that matters when taking photos using Bokeh mode is the relative distance between the object and the background. It is best to keep the background image at least 5 meters away from the object you are focusing on. Moreover, it is also important to keep the camera steady when taking the photos too or they won't look so good.


  • Intuitive user interface
  • User-friendly design and layout
  • Two different focus settings for capturing a single snap
  • Focus on the object you want to stand out in the photo
  • Option available to blur the background of the object as per your liking
  • Different types of blur effects to play with
  • Apply different levels of blur to the background image
  • Save and share the photo with your loved ones


Bokeh (Background defocus) is an app which is designed for people who have an interest in photography. It offers them the chance to take photos in a more professional manner and make certain objects stand out in a photograph by focusing on them and blurring the image in the background. It is an excellent photo app to have on your phone if you own a device manufactured by Sony.

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Release Date: 2017-09-04
Publisher: Sony Mobile Communications
Operating System: android
Type: Free