Topic: filters
Understanding Neutral Density Filter Names and Numbers

Understanding Neutral Density Filter Names and Numbers

Sometimes the names and labels given to neutral density filters can be misleading and downright confusing. Why is a 4-stop filter called an ND16 and also an ND1.4? I’ll explain it all, and provide a handy reference table.

Canon Drop-In Clear Filter A Review

Canon Drop-In Clear Filter A Review

The Canon Drop-In Clear Filter A is an optional accessory filter for the EF-EOS R Drop-In Filter Adapter. I borrowed one to test it out, so let’s take a look!

Screw-on Filters Vs. Square Filters. Which is best?

Screw-on Filters Vs. Square Filters. Which is best?

When building out a filter kit for your lenses, the inevitable question will arise; should I use screw-on filters or square filters? In this article I take an in-depth look at the pros and cons of both types, and discuss some reasons you might want to choose either one of these photographic filter types.

Everything You Need to Know About Canon Drop-In Filters

Everything You Need to Know About Canon Drop-In Filters

Canon’s super telephoto lenses use a unique filter system that places the filter inside the lens barrel. This guide details the various different types that are available, and outlines why you might consider adding them to your kit.

These Animations Show 4 Reasons Why You Need a Polarizing Filter!

These Animations Show 4 Reasons Why You Need a Polarizing Filter!

A polarizing filter is an essential part of a photographer’s kit because it’s one of the only filters that cannot be recreated with editing software. Instead of digging too much into the science of how they work, in this post I simply want to let the animations do most of the talking. I have been through some of my archives to find examples of just how much a polarizer can alter your image, and once you see them I feel certain that you’ll understand just how worthwhile it is to have one of these in your bag!

Why I Sold My Graduated Neutral Density Filter Kit

Why I Sold My Graduated Neutral Density Filter Kit

Do you need a graduated neutral density filter? Landscape photographer Peyton Hale recently sold his Singh Ray graduated ND filters and he’s here to tell you why, and then explain the technique he’s using now to replace them.

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