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How can I maximize the "blurry background, sharp subject" (bokeh) effect?

I know that this effect occurs when there’s a shallow depth of field.

My question is, what are the various ways I can increase this effect in my photos when I’m taking them?

Note that I’m not asking how to use an editing program to achieve this effect after in post production or after the image is captured.

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