• Thursday , 4 June 2020

Beginner DSLR photography basics: Filters tutorial

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Beginner guide that demonstrates different types of filters you may encounter, and why you would want to use them

Uv Filters
Skylight Filters
ND filters
ND Graduated filters
Effect filters

Videos Referenced in this one:

Lee Filters: How to use ND Grads http://youtu.be/byXjjT74zSI

Using ND Grads in the field: http://youtu.be/WM3vD8mL4d4

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25 Comments

  1. Don’t look at my page!
    August 17, 2018 at 07:51

    uv filters are great for protecting the lens in general

  2. Elias Castro
    August 17, 2018 at 07:51

    Great explanation. I live in Puerto Rico and in summer time we are.mostly covered with dust from the Sahara desserts creating constant grayish full covered sky. What filter do you recommend to minimize the problem?

  3. Γ‚n Gelo
    August 17, 2018 at 07:51

    Hey, very nice video.
    One question. When useing, for example, a nd filter, 10 stops, is it necessary to use also a uv filter?

  4. Genesis Goodridge
    August 17, 2018 at 07:51

    Where can you buy a Bower 58 mm Graduated Color Filter Kit from ?
    I have the original Bower 58 mm Filter Kit from E bay & I haven`t used it .

  5. Willi Billi
    August 17, 2018 at 07:51

    Cleaning a lens – FIRST and most very importantly… NEVER EVER EVER clean your front element "dry" If it gets dirt on it or some kind of debris… Use a tiny dab of water if NOTHING else is available. (Saliva is NOT a good choice as it contains acids that may damage the final coating on your lens)
    Simply boils down to being careful in many respects.. Before you head outside (where most likely the majority of dirt comes from) one should be somewhat diligent and carry a proper microfibre cloth or lens cleaning papers (this is the same as glasses cleaning tissue paper one would get from the optometrist) As well, a small eye drop bottle (single drop/per) filled with a proper lens cleaning solution (NOT a window cleaner) And mostly, NEVER use toilet or tissue paper used to blow your nose with as this Paper contains minute fibres that are very abrasive to glass. Just careful pre-planning is all it takes. BTW… Your lens hood does serve as a incredible protection device as well as it keeps A LOT of sideways flying dust particles from crossing on and over the front lens element.
    I should conclude by saying that I rarely have to clean my lens(es) as I keep the lens cover on when not in use and lens hood while in use as well, I am very careful where I shoot. Going into a dusty area – I would rather use my smart phone instead of risking damage (abrasiveness) to my $1000.00 + dollar lens. Common sense goes a long ways!!

  6. Willi Billi
    August 17, 2018 at 07:51

    ND filters are the only type one should require as all others either drain your wallet or cause distortion to your front element. I admit and yes, I am guilty of it – I have used a polarizing filter to protect my lens(es) in the past but Simply put; One would be much more careful with their lens if you did not have a front filter – UV/polarizer attached. Rocks flying towards your lens? Would one really put his/her $1000.00+ lens in harms way of flying debris.. Not sure what kinda photography that would be but!!!

  7. SuperMandy72
    August 17, 2018 at 07:51

    Hi could you please advise me what kood polarised filter I should buy for my Nikon d3300

  8. Steven Torrey
    August 17, 2018 at 07:51

    What kind of lens is needed for taking pictures over water? For example, here in the San Francisco Bay Area, Point Bonitas Light House protects the bay and since it can be more than a mile distant, it is a distance shot. Obviously, sunlight reflects off the Pacific–do you recommend a particular filter? The camera is a Nikon Coolpix L340?

  9. leeds- yoga
    August 17, 2018 at 07:51

    i think UV filters are a con. Watch Tony Northrup chisel the fuck out of a lens without any decline in image quality. He twats that lens….

  10. AADAM KUMAR
    August 17, 2018 at 07:51

    my canan 700d 55 250 best filter

  11. THE Madness Matt Channel CHANNEL
    August 17, 2018 at 07:51

    I use a uv just to protect the actual lens.

  12. green house
    August 17, 2018 at 07:51

    UV filters are actually useful when you are on an area with lots of lights coming in on your camera.
    you no longer need to increase your shutter speed to a higher rate, which allows you to have a great aperture and iso settings.

  13. Addison
    August 17, 2018 at 07:51

    My 55mm filter won't fit on my 55mm lense. Do I need a smaller filter or am I trying to put my filters on wrong??

  14. Pascal Erb
    August 17, 2018 at 07:51

    Fantastic vids my friend!

  15. alwaysinout
    August 17, 2018 at 07:51

    Hi …
    I always here that when using a graduated or ND filter you have to adjust the exposure with the f.stop !!
    What does that mean, and what mode should the camera be when using the filter ?
    A detailed step by step would be appreciated .

  16. TT and Ta Vlogs
    August 17, 2018 at 07:51

    great content!

  17. Norman Zeb
    August 17, 2018 at 07:51

    Thank You

  18. Norman Zeb
    August 17, 2018 at 07:51

    Thank You

  19. Michael Rama Walsh
    August 17, 2018 at 07:51

    Good one thanks.

  20. Fashion Mogul
    August 17, 2018 at 07:51

    Great tutorial

  21. Superb Media Content Creator
    August 17, 2018 at 07:51

    Good video Tom… I still use cheap Chinese UV filters (from eBay for $1-$2) to both protect the lens from particulate (sand, dust, confetti and so forth) but more importantly to protect the threads of the lens which have been known to bang against railing, counters, sills and so forth when on-location…

  22. David Payne
    August 17, 2018 at 07:51

    Hi
    And thanks for the tutorial.
    For landscape photography would you combine a CPL with a slot in ND grad to control differances in brightness and to deepen the blue?
    Regards Dave

  23. Susan Sheppard
    August 17, 2018 at 07:51

    Dear Tom, I have a purple tinted FL-D lens filter for my Nikon 3300 and can't find instructions for its use. I understand the other two. Could you explain this one?

  24. Jodi Benjamin
    August 17, 2018 at 07:51

    Thank you Tom! I am a beginner with a D3300, been through ALL the tutorials by different folks, and you are by far the easiest to understand!

  25. Divyang Choudhary
    August 17, 2018 at 07:51

    Could you suggest a good ND filter for NIKON D7200? I need it for both Video and Photos.

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