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Old Dec 6, 2004, 9:31 AM   #1
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I understand that polarizing filters are used for cutting down reflection on glass and water. What i would like to know is if it is made for outdoor use only? If i were to take a picture of a turkey, I can use this filter to reduce the glare from its oily surface?
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Old Dec 6, 2004, 1:45 PM   #2
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It may, I've never tried it, but a polarizer is supposed to cut down the reflection from non-metallic surfaces. So it may work.
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Old Dec 6, 2004, 2:48 PM   #3
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lol - I don't think I've ever heard of a picture being ruined because of the glare off the turkey! But seriously, the other thing to consider is polarizers generally cut down on the amount of light that comes through the lense, so you may lose 1 or 2 stops when the polarizer is in affect - not a problem when you are taking a landscape photo on a sunny day, but it could cause you to need a flash when taking pictures indoors.
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Old Dec 6, 2004, 7:34 PM   #4
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Good point, I forgot to mention that...


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