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Old Nov 11, 2010, 8:32 PM   #1
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Default Why you should not used a filter for night shots.

I was board and wanted to play around. So I took my epl-1 and 20mm out to do a comparison. I decided to take a shot with my haze filter that I use when in harsh environment with me to show why filters are not something you want to use when shooting night shots with strong light sources. The results are more apparent at night why filters are a bad idea. And it was a multi coated filter.

First shot without filter, second shot with filter.
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Old Nov 11, 2010, 8:39 PM   #2
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Good demonstration.

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Old Nov 11, 2010, 8:46 PM   #3
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Thanks Brain,

All OOC, thought it was a pretty clear why filters should be used only when it is needed.
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Well that does explain a lot abut my night shots.
Thanks for posting.
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Old Nov 12, 2010, 8:43 PM   #5
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hope it helps out
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hey thanks for going to the effort. i did some experimentation with daytime shots and couldn't really see any diff. but now when i do stars, i'll remove the filter first.
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