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Three filters for shooting at slower shutter speeds
1 Basic ND
Standard neutral density filters come in different strengths, reducing the amount of light from one to four stops. They are available for all the square filter systems and also to screw directly into the filter thread.
2 Strong ND
To use extremely long shutter speeds in bright conditions, you’ll need a filter that cuts out much more light. For the 100mm square systems, try the Lee Big Stopper. There are also screw-in versions from Hoya and Light Craft Workshop.
3 Variable ND
These screw-in filters allow you to alter the strength by rotating the filter. They come in a range of sizes from Hama, Light Craft Workshop and Tiffen. They are very versatile, but can produce uneven darkening.
PAGE 1: Breaking bad landscape photography habits
PAGE 2: Getting the right exposure
PAGE 3: Exploring shallow depth of field
PAGE 4: Experiment with shoot long exposures
PAGE 5: Three filters for shooting at slower shutter speeds
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on Friday, September 6th, 2013 at 12:01 am under Landscape, Photography Tips.
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