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Old Jul 22, 2007, 10:17 PM   #1
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Hello,

I just bought a couple of filters to use with my 18-55 and 50-200 lens. I bought a cir. polarizer, a UV (for general lens protection) and a cokin Grad. ND filter (with holders and ring).

Can someone offer some suggestions about using the polarizer to reduce reflections off of glass? I have tried it several times and while I can darken the sky (nice) I haven't been able to do anything to reduce the reflections.

Also any suggestions on the ND filter. I got it mostly to have darker skies without darkening the lower part of the shot.

Any suggestions on these would be much appriceated.

Robert
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Old Jul 23, 2007, 2:07 AM   #2
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Hi Robert,

With the CP turning at the reflector to remove reflections works, but you have to haven an angle to the glass. When taking a shot at 90° the result will be the less, around 45° normally gives the best result.

A nice article on using the nd, can be found here.
http://members.aol.com/kevinoneil/nd.html

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Old Jul 23, 2007, 9:58 AM   #3
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Thanks for the link it does look like a good article. I will definately read that. As for the polariser, I guess I am just going to have to play. It seems the angle is important.

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