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    Default CPL filters

    i heard it reduces reflections glare etc etc.

    what other things is it good for?

    is it good to have one for scenary shoots? eg blue skies?

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    Default Re: CPL filters

    If i am not worng it will also deepen blue skies. for scenery and landscape, i usually use a GND though
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    Default Re: CPL filters

    oh i see. do u use it all the time, like keep it on the lens all the time or u change filters. ?

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    Default Re: CPL filters

    You do not keep the CP on at all times like you may do with a clear/UV filter; it cuts off 1-3 stops of light.

    You can read all about them at "The Luminous Landscape".


    Quote Originally Posted by andrewtau View Post
    oh i see. do u use it all the time, like keep it on the lens all the time or u change filters. ?

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    Default Re: CPL filters

    blue sky, yes. BUT only if the sky is really deep blue.
    and also cuts off light entering the sensor.

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