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One of the things you generally want to avoid is contrast issues on the GoPro. It's not that beefy of a format and it's pretty easy to wash out the shot. Now with the sun over head, it's going to be super easy to get lens flares on these cameras, particularly as you start to put them in cases. So we need to be thoughtful and try to cut that down. Take advantage of this, I've got a couple of actual neutral density filters that are going to knock down the exposure a bit, and that's pretty useful. Remember, sometimes as you're changing the frame rate on these cameras, more or less light's going to come in.
And this is an easy way to control exposure without having to necessarily change things on the camera. You might use a traditional glass filter. Here is a, regular ND filter from a company like Tiffen, and I can put this onto one of our cage style cases. They're designed for the thread mounts. On the other hand, there's a whole group of third party filters popping up for GoPro. This is a simple plastic filter that's actually designed to fit over the GoPro case. So, it just snaps right in. There it is. And, that's essentially adding a layer of neutral density that's going to knock down the exposure, and that will be pretty useful as we're shooting in bright lighting conditions.
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