Neutral density filters are like sunglasses for your camera. They reduce the amount of light that your camera receives. They can be very useful for long exposure photography, recording video in bright sunlight, and when you want to use flash in a location that is already brightly lit.
Over the next four articles we'll look at the different densities and mounts of ND filter that are available, how best to use them, and potential problems to look out for. To start off with, in this article we'll cover some of the ways ND filters can be useful for photography and videography.Read the rest of this entry »