ARE YOU USING A “POLARIZING” FILTER?

How to use a Polarizing filter to make your photos have better color: Continue reading ARE YOU USING A “POLARIZING” FILTER?

UNDERSTANDING THE NEED FOR A POLARIZING FILTER

All great photographers know the value of a polarizing filter. It magically makes the scenery photos come alive with their natural color. When seeing the differences of before and after photos, you will know right away how important this one accessory can be. JUST WHAT IS POLARIZED LIGHT? Trying to find an easy way to describe polarized light has been challenging to say the least. … Continue reading UNDERSTANDING THE NEED FOR A POLARIZING FILTER

WHEN NOT TO USE A POLARIZING FILTER, Part 2

WHAT DOES A POLARIZING FILTER DO? Now we have the definition and ideas of what a great job a Polarizing filter will do, we find out that there are times when you don’t want to use a polarizing filter: WHEN THE REFLECTED LIGHT HAS COLOR: Looking at this beautiful photo, you can see the beautiful reflections on the rocks, and the water. A polarizing filter … Continue reading WHEN NOT TO USE A POLARIZING FILTER, Part 2

USING “POLARIZING FILTERS” pt. 1

Today’s subject is “why you should use a polarizing filter for all your scenery shots”, and part 2 tomorrow is: “When you shouldn’t use a polarizing filter”. I have checked with a lot of professional photographers who take pictures of landscapes and scenery pictures. And I think almost all of them use a “circular polarizing filter”. And here is a list of the reasons why … Continue reading USING “POLARIZING FILTERS” pt. 1