Filters 101: Let’s Do This Again

Tutorials9 Filters

What are those filters again, and what do they do for our photography? Tutorial9 has a redux on this basic topic, revisiting the importance or non-importance of the various types of optical filters.

While digital photography and Photoshop allows us now to do most of the filters effects in post-production, there are still some things we can’t change in post-production, and filters can become a necessity.

The tutorial describes the use of the different types of filters: UV filters, Neutral Density filters, graduated ND filters, polarizing filters, macro filters, color filters, IR filters and even gives a tip on what to do with a stuck filter.

[Via: Tutorial9.net]

Chris Malinao

About Chris Malinao

Chris teaches Lightroom as workflow software to photography students at the FPPF, Federation of Philippine Photographers Foundation. He also teaches smartphone photography.

One thought on “Filters 101: Let’s Do This Again

  1. T9 David

    Hey, Thanks so much for featuring one of our articles here! Our photography expert, Fredrik, is really great at writing these articles, and I’m sure he’d appreciate the feature too! Hope some folks find it useful here.


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