Filters


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Filters

One of the kind of annoying things about digital cameras is that if you come from a film background, especially if you were shooting with film before there were digital cameras, you regularly find yourself wanting to say, "You know back in the film days we did it like this." It's really hard to resist. So I'm not even going to try. You know back in the film days we used filters. These days "filter" usually means a small bit of plug-in code that you run inside of Photoshop or some other image editor, but filter used to refer exclusively to a piece of glass that you put in front of your lens.

Now it still means that, but these days you don't typically use filters as much as you used to, because most of what you use to do with filters can now be done in post-production. But there are still some filters that are valuable and that can be pretty handy. This is an example of a graduated filter, you can see that it's darker at the top than at the bottom. We've...

Filters
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Filters provides you with in-depth training on Photography. Taught by Ben Long as part of the Foundations of Photography: Lenses

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