Now of year there are plenty of Christmas lighting designs everywhere, it's fundamentally bliss that is bokeh. For your beginner, the aperture could be the beginning inside the contact that handles light's total amount which makes it through shutter and the lens towards the film/sensor. Fast contacts below f/2.8 like my 20 year old manual focus Pentax-A 50mm f/1.7 SMC are ideal for firing bokeh (and it is the contact I personally use for most of my bokeh photos on Fickr). I've unearthed that the faster the target distance towards the foreground matter, the higher the backdrop bokeh I'll get.
With all the area of the lens often linked externally to the camerais warning, you'll note that it's possible to pick up fine facts that usually would merely be obvious using a telephoto lens. Just like the macro strategy defined above, possibly by removing your lens from your own camera, to make results just like these of tilt shift contacts. Getting the subject not even close to the backdrop helps produce a shallow depth of discipline behind the topic.
After I needed this picture I was anyway target mileage for my 50mm 1.7 contact (about 18-20″). The bright (gold-colored below) twinkle lights were on another Christmas tree approximately 8-10′ behind the bulb and branch I dedicated to. One other smaller shaded bokeh highlights were from other Depth of field with a kit lens lights on exactly the same shrub that I focused on. Given that I've rambled on ad nauseam about all of the delicate details of bokeh that is recording, let's where you actually get take action get on for the part!