Polarizing Camera Lens Filter
We have all taken what we expected to be a beautiful scenic photo, only to find that the resulting image appeared washed out compared to the way our eyes have perceived the original scene. This used to drive me crazy, and I would waste hours trying to reproduce what I had seen through the use of an image editor.
Learning to use a polarizing camera lens filter can make a tremendous difference in the depth of color for your outdoor pictures. These filters work much in the same way that polarized sunglasses do by reducing the reflective glare.
Scenic Photo Without Polarizing Filter
Scenic Photo Using a Polarizing Filter
It takes some practice when you first start working with a polarizing filter to make sure you don’t end up with results that are too dark.
You can either study up on the exact settings you need to change when using a filter, or you can use my favorite method of learning. I simply keep experimenting until I get the results that most closely resemble the natural appearance of the original scene.
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