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The power of magnets: A look at the Freewell Magnetic VND filter system
Using a neutral density filter
Seeing nature in a different light, with Olympus Live ND
Comparing variable ND filters
Using filters to control light
Exploring Olympus’ in-camera Live ND filter
The evolution of an image begins at the camera
What Are Lens Filters & Why Should You Use Them?
Why Long Exposure Photography?
Creating Long Exposure Photography with Expanded Dynamic Range
Easily Remove People from a Photo
Calculating Exposure with Slower Shutter

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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. 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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The evolution of an image begins at the camera

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What Are Lens Filters & Why Should You Use Them?

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Why Long Exposure Photography?

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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

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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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