How can I create bokeh with a Nikon d40 DSLR?

Answer You want a narrow depth of field image. This is done by using the largest aperture on your lens (smallest f-stop number). To do this on a D40, or any dSLR camera, use aperture priority or manual mo... Read More »

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Best nikon lens for "bokeh"?

Bokeh is a term that has come to be generic for DOF. Here's a good article on the subject so you understand it better. You'll be able to read it after Wikipedia comes back up after their little p... Read More »

Choose between these DSLR cameras - Nikon D3100, Nikon D3200, Nikon 5100 or Canon Rebel T3?

By the way, these are all entry level cameras.The D3200 is by far the best of them.

Can you take a bokeh picture with a nikon d40x?

Generally, you can with all cameras. All you need is a shallow depth of field. You can achieve this by using a low aperture (ex. f/2.8, f/1.8) The lower the f/#, the shallower your depth of field w... Read More »

Is the Nikon D40 DSLR Camera good for my first DSLR?

The D40 is still a good choice, far from the best. The D60 would be a better choice for you. It offers more resolution and more features. You may also want to consider the lack of auto focus on the... Read More »