How to Use neutral density filters DSLR Filmmaking


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Using neutral density filters

Brian Liepe: Neutral density filters, commonly referred to as NDs, are just another set of tools you can use to adjust your exposure. They are usually used when shooting outdoors. If it's just too bright to open up your aperture for shallow depth of field, place an ND filter in front of your lens either by threading one on or by using a matte box that can holds neutral density filters. Just as a side note, different lenses have different filter diameters or sizes, so you can buy a filter that matches your lens.

Some lenses have a symbol called a ligature that indicates the diameter of your filter size. The density or the amount of light NDs filter out are usually fixed to one stop increments. So if you're shooting on set and you have too much light, you put an ND in front of your lens and it's not quite the amount of reduction you need, you've got to go grab another one or just adjust your camera settings, which you may not want to do. So if you're wasting t...

Using neutral density filters
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Using neutral density filters provides you with in-depth training on Video. Taught by Chad Perkins as part of the Up and Running with DSLR Filmmaking

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