Posts Tagged ‘Linear Polarizing filter’

Lens filter tips & tricks for great photos

with one comment

Applying digital filters to photos, particularly photos taken using a phone, is extremely popular. You can achieve many effects in modern software that previously required photographers to use a physical filter in front of the camera's lens.

However, this doesn't mean you should dismiss the use of physical filters. Some effects can't be replicated in software. And even if the effect can be duplicated, it still won't give quite the same result. In this article we'll look at some creative reasons why you should give physical filters a try.

Lens filter tips & tricks for great photos

Read the rest of this entry »

Polarising filters

without comments

A polarising filter can be found in many photographer's toolkit, they are usually used to remove reflections, and can be used in landscape photography for enhancing contrast and saturation, particularly deepening a blue sky.

Field of corn in autumn with a dark blue sky created by use of a polarising filter
Autumn by bark on flickr (licensed CC-BY)

Read the rest of this entry »

Written by Discover Digital Photography

March 16th, 2011 at 5:00 am