• Tuesday , 26 May 2020

Vital filters for landscape photography

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There are a million and two photographic filters on the market. Some can help you take better photos and some are designed simply to separate you from your cold hard cash. Here’s my humble opinion about which filters are actually worth getting.

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Joshua Cripps is a full-time landscape photographer living near Yosemite National Park in California. His recent work includes the worldwide marketing campaign for the Nikon D750 camera.

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  1. Makarand Panorekar
    December 9, 2018 at 07:45

    Nd filter gives very sharp photo is it true

  2. Marko Mysko
    December 9, 2018 at 07:45

    Why he talks like Borat?

  3. Nilotpal Dey
    December 9, 2018 at 07:45

    Excellent video… Subscribed…..

  4. Keith Denton
    December 9, 2018 at 07:45


  5. johan bauwens
    December 9, 2018 at 07:45

    Don't make fun of Russians 🙂

  6. daniel mai
    December 9, 2018 at 07:45

    Any specific brands, or types of filters you recommend? Thank you

  7. Samar Rahman
    December 9, 2018 at 07:45

    well honestly with exposure blending 3-5 exposures, there is no need to buy a graduated ND filter set that costs up to 500$. Just get a nice polariser and a set of Solid ND's like the 2,4,8 and 10 stop. That's all the filters you need.

  8. Rui Torre
    December 9, 2018 at 07:45

    First time I found someone teaching useful instead of just trying to sell some crap. And the best part is that you do it in a way even I can understand! Thank you for this video.

  9. Music Store Pro
    December 9, 2018 at 07:45

    What about the Natural Night Filter?

  10. Jay-ar Dominguez
    December 9, 2018 at 07:45

    what is your IG accnt please

  11. Mark Balli
    December 9, 2018 at 07:45

    Great video. Thanks

  12. GD X-light
    December 9, 2018 at 07:45

    So what you are trying to say is that the only lens filters you need are:
    -Solid ND filter
    -Graduated ND filter
    -Polarizer filter


  13. Steven Tartaglia
    December 9, 2018 at 07:45

    By provoking conversation on shutter speeds, you invoke the vampires living on the planet in what is referred to as “the end times.” Right or wrong, increase or decrease, I appreciated this video…thanks.

  14. Mark
    December 9, 2018 at 07:45

    Are you holding the lid to a mason jar instead of a UV filter?

  15. CHRIS LJ
    December 9, 2018 at 07:45

    An ND filter is used (2:49) to increase your shutter speed? Increase would mean faster, wouldn't it? How about increase your exposure time instead? I know, it's all semantics. 😉

  16. michaels226
    December 9, 2018 at 07:45

    I agree with the UV filter no go… with one exception. I photograph exotic animals, mainly snakes. I'd rather have a UV filter take a hit from a snake with all the teeth vs. the lens itself.

  17. sandra antunes
    December 9, 2018 at 07:45

    funny! you made me laugh while seriously learning. good job!

  18. Vahid Sharifian
    December 9, 2018 at 07:45

    very useful

  19. Sagar D
    December 9, 2018 at 07:45

    very well explain…thanks

  20. Claude C
    December 9, 2018 at 07:45

    Hi. I know you made this video almost 2 years ago but I'm hoping you'll look back here and answer this question. Lee Filters make, "soft", "Medium" and "Hard" Grad filters. In 1,2,3 and 4 stops. Which ones of these should I buy? I bought the 1, 2 and 3 Hard Grad and the 2, 3 and 4 Medium Grad. Do I need the 1,2 and 3 Soft Grad Filters?

  21. Karan Kumar
    December 9, 2018 at 07:45

    is red filter good for black and white photography (clouds and mountains especially ) ?

  22. Jhan Phillip Co
    December 9, 2018 at 07:45

    Great suggestion as Im also bring the 3 typr of filter in my bag. Although I only have 11 stops filter which is not ideal to all situations. Would you suggest getting 3 and 6 stops for ideal kit? I dont want to bring lots of filters as it tends to make me think too much about it or be overwhelmed. Thanks a bunch

  23. Q
    December 9, 2018 at 07:45

    The poulderizer? lol

  24. Veronica
    December 9, 2018 at 07:45

    Your aloud to edit your photos correct? I don’t want it to be “cheating”

  25. JesseFlies
    December 9, 2018 at 07:45

    Thanks for the information. New photographer and new sub here 👍🏻

  26. Vanessa Adelman
    December 9, 2018 at 07:45


  27. Brendan Bassett
    December 9, 2018 at 07:45


  28. Meatbyproducts
    December 9, 2018 at 07:45

    A few times that I have used UV filters I have broken them. I sometimes go into horrible areas and keep a few in my bag for those times.

  29. Franc Peret
    December 9, 2018 at 07:45

    @ 2:47 wrong statement, but this comes out often as Shutter speed is not the proper term that should be used for the shutter function in photography, at its unit is not a unit for speed or displacement (such as m/s), but for a duration (seconds). ND filter does not serve to "increase shutter speed" but to "increase shutter opening duration". I hope it helps!

  30. Don Coleman
    December 9, 2018 at 07:45

    thanks for this info, I still use film

  31. Willi Billi
    December 9, 2018 at 07:45

    I think many people forget these are two totally different filters – UV and Polarizing and with the good intent of purchasing a Polarizing filter get easily distracted by the sales clerk and end up getting sucked in to buying a UV… Just wondering though, "Sky" filter – what is it or is it the same as the UV -with possibly just a different name.

  32. HighwayRamos
    December 9, 2018 at 07:45

    Really, really bad advice on the UV filters regarding their primary use, which is – Protecting the front element of your expensive lens. You don't have to drop your camera or be in a sand storm to damage your lens, this is obvious. Anyone thinking that fitting an innocuous filter is akin to wrapping your car in styrofoam is either an idiot or not paying for their lenses. – Next he'll tell you to throw away your lens covers too! Correct on the other advice, surprisingly..

  33. Basil George
    December 9, 2018 at 07:45

    Good explanation..

  34. Sanin K Lal
    December 9, 2018 at 07:45


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