I shoot Sony a7S, so I know just as much as anyone out there how important it is to control not only the shadows of your image but the highlights. Usually, this is fairly simple operation. You know how to do that! Just adjust those aperture and ISO dials.
Clearly, it’s not always that simple. In fact, not only is it not that simple, some times you need ancillary products to control an overly bright sun. In this case, we’re talking about highlights in the sky and reflections on water or glass.
We’re talking about Polarizing Filters, and how they work for you.
There are a variety of Polarizers on the market these days, however there is one style that stands above the rest when it comes to the average shooter – The Circular Polarizing Filter. This is because it allows you to fine tune the amount of polarization that you need in each image.
This video, posted to YouTube by Professional Photography Tips teaches you the correct way to use this type of photography filter from virtually every angle. Use this knowledge and take your images and footage to the next level.
How to Use a Circular Polarizing Filter (CPL) Like a Champ
You'll often hear that a circular polarizing filter, or CPL, is a must have addition to your gear bag, but once you've got it how do you use it for the best possible results?
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(cover photo credit: snap from video)