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Old Nov 5, 2005, 5:20 AM   #1
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hey guys
i am looking at buying a filter online for my cam

its a 55mm Rolev lens Filter 80B Magi-glass filter

I am looking at the pic and it appears to be blue. The seller told me that it is designed for indoor use under tungsten light 3400 degrees K.

Does this sounds right??????

And is tungstne light ur normal everyday light bulbs???

Can this filter accomplish a better result than using tungsten white balance on cam??

thanks heaps
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Old Nov 5, 2005, 5:28 AM   #2
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Hi kenmck15,

Are you using film camera? I guess those filters are for film cameras where post-processing to adjust white balance is not easy. If you use digital camera I think you can either use the preset/custom white balance feature or post-processing with PS, etc. to tune the white balance easily instead.

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i am looking at buying a filter online for my cam

its a 55mm Rolev lens Filter 80B Magi-glass filter

I am looking at the pic and it appears to be blue. The seller told me that it is designed for indoor use under tungsten light 3400 degrees K.

Does this sounds right??????

And is tungstne light ur normal everyday light bulbs???

Can this filter accomplish a better result than using tungsten white balance on cam??

thanks heaps
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Old Nov 5, 2005, 5:29 AM   #3
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I have a panasonic fz30 digtial
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Old Nov 5, 2005, 6:25 AM   #4
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Hello,

For FZ30 I think there is preset WB setting well suited for tungsten fine tuning in case the Auto WB does not work for you. Furthermore new DC like such always has a custom WB option where you can use your DC as a probe simply by shooting on a piece of white paper in the same environment.

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Old Nov 5, 2005, 6:26 AM   #5
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thanks mate

so in other words ths filter is a wast of time and money

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For digital "compact" (I know I know, the FZ30 isn't compact:-))cameras, I am afraid the answer is yes.

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