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Old Mar 8, 2009, 2:33 PM   #1
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Hi, I have seen on the web that you can get a B&W ND filter at 10 stops BUT!!!
they cost around £70+ in the UK so is there another option to get the 10 stops?
ie place 3 Cokin filters in the holder and screw an ND on the lens.
Will this degrade quality more than just the 10 stop filter?
Hope you understand the question.
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Old Mar 8, 2009, 2:50 PM   #2
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The more optical elements you add to a system, the greater the potential for degraded image quallity.

10 STOPS!!!

Are you trying to take photos of the Sun?

... or a nuclear blast?

What do you know that you're not telling us?
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Old Mar 8, 2009, 3:31 PM   #3
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Hi, If you look at this http://www.photoanswers.co.uk/Video-...amp;R=EPI-3145

you can see why I would like to try it.

Thank you for the reply.
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Old Mar 19, 2009, 9:22 AM   #4
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Even beter, TCav, is Peter iNova's "Panacea Filter" article (link below). A one-time investment in an ND-400filter was worth it for me. I still use it on my Sony F828 when I take IR photos. Results are very good. But also excellent to make photos that are empty of people (moving objects) by using long exposures.

http://www.digitalsecrets.net/Sony/AdvancedKnow2.html
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