How to use a polarizing filter for landscape photography

Polarizing filter
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The best polarizing filters are among the most important filters you can buy for your camera, and this is because the effects they give can't be replicated in processing software. But what are circular polarizers and when would you use one?

In short, they are pretty much essential for landscape photography as they enable you to give blue skies extra punch, and they help to reduce glare and reflections from shiny surfaces.

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