San Diego Zoo

San Diego Zoo

I got myself a zoo membership this past year and while I didn’t go as much as I though I would it was worth it for the practice it offered and the¬†few good images I came home with.

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Has post processing made lens filters obsolete?

Baja, Coloradito, invertebrate, Janolus barbarensis, Mexico, nudibranch, tidepool
Polarizing filter used to cut the reflections on the surface of the water

If you have ever shot film you know that to obtain specific results needed the¬†use of a filter on your lens. ¬†If you were shooting black and white film different colored filters could be used to increase the contrast by blocking certain colors of light. ¬†When shooting color film it was common to use a warming filter to change the tone of an image. ¬†Other common filters included polarizers, graduated and neutral density filters. Continue reading “Has post processing made lens filters obsolete?”