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Comparing variable ND filters
Variable ND filters are a great choice for photographers looking to block some of the light coming into their cameras....
Using filters to control light
There are times when the available light does NOT work in your favor. Perhaps you want a longer exposure of...
Exploring Olympus’ in-camera Live ND filter
Olympus sent me some gear to try out. I'll share some thoughts as I put the gear through some paces....
The evolution of an image begins at the camera
My husband (Photofocus contributor Steve Eilenberg) frequently chides me for not editing tightly enough, of hanging on to image files...
What Are Lens Filters & Why Should You Use Them?
Some of the most-utilized items that photographers have are lens filters. These give photographers ways to control color, reflections, highlights...
Why Long Exposure Photography?
Editor's Note: This is a guest post by Leanne Cole, an incredible photographer from Melbourne, Australia. See more of her...
Creating Long Exposure Photography with Expanded Dynamic Range
People are often mesmerized by long exposures. Smooth water, the movement in clouds...it creates an artistic look in photographs that...
Easily Remove People from a Photo
I love relying on long exposure to capture light trails or to make water look like silk. I didn’t realize...
Calculating Exposure with Slower Shutter
I love long exposure photography because it has the power to make even the most mundane scenes a bit more...
Getting started with long exposure photography and ND filters
Ever since moving to the Pacific Northwest, I definitely have had my fair share of photographing waterfalls. In fact, I...
Gear Review: Neewer Variable Neutral Density Filter
Photography is an art which prolongs an instant for eternity. For years I've been jealous of long exposure images made...
The 10 Stop & How it Changed My Long Exposure Photography
My name is Mark Gvazdinskas (AKA Silent G) and one small piece of dark glass has changed my photography and...

Comparing variable ND filters

Variable ND filters are a great choice for photographers looking to block some of the light coming into their cameras. They let you easily increase your exposure time, making it key for things like long exposures and video capture. Variable

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Using filters to control light

There are times when the available light does NOT work in your favor. Perhaps you want a longer exposure of a waterfall to obtain that soft silky water effect, but there is too much light. Even when your exposures are

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Dreamy monochrome seashore scene with moody sky

The evolution of an image begins at the camera

My husband (Photofocus contributor Steve Eilenberg) frequently chides me for not editing tightly enough, of hanging on to image files that I “will never use and never show”. There is some truth to this.  I have no problem doing the

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What Are Lens Filters & Why Should You Use Them?

Some of the most-utilized items that photographers have are lens filters. These give photographers ways to control color, reflections, highlights and more. But what filters should you get, and when should you use them? UV Filters As a beginning photographer,

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Why Long Exposure Photography?

Editor’s Note: This is a guest post by Leanne Cole, an incredible photographer from Melbourne, Australia. See more of her work here, and we hope to see more education from her in the future. Please welcome Leanne to Photofocus. If

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Calculating Exposure with Slower Shutter

I love long exposure photography because it has the power to make even the most mundane scenes a bit more interesting visually. When shooting daytime scenes I often turn to my Lee Big Stopper 10-stop ND filter. The Big Stopper

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Dreamy monochrome seashore scene with moody sky

The evolution of an image begins at the camera

My husband (Photofocus contributor Steve Eilenberg) frequently chides me for not editing tightly enough, of hanging on to image files that I “will never use and never show”. There is some truth to this.  I have no problem doing the

Read More

What Are Lens Filters & Why Should You Use Them?

Some of the most-utilized items that photographers have are lens filters. These give photographers ways to control color, reflections, highlights and more. But what filters should you get, and when should you use them? UV Filters As a beginning photographer,

Read More

Why Long Exposure Photography?

Editor’s Note: This is a guest post by Leanne Cole, an incredible photographer from Melbourne, Australia. See more of her work here, and we hope to see more education from her in the future. Please welcome Leanne to Photofocus. If

Read More

Calculating Exposure with Slower Shutter

I love long exposure photography because it has the power to make even the most mundane scenes a bit more interesting visually. When shooting daytime scenes I often turn to my Lee Big Stopper 10-stop ND filter. The Big Stopper

Read More

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