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Why are photography filters different shapes?

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Pro photographer Varina Patel explains why photography filters come in Square, Rectangular, Round shapes.

Three Ways To Make The Most Of Your GND and ND Filters

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Guest author Jim Schubert tell us how to use ND Filters for capturing some creative photos under less then ideal light conditions.

Building a Cohesive Landscape Photography Portfolio - Part 1

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Christine Hauber talks about the challenge of putting together a cohesive landscape photography portfolio in preparation for solo show of Mojave National Preserve.

Limitations of a GND Filter

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Graduated Neutral Density filters do have their limitations, as one of the students in our Death Valley workshop discovered.

Getting it Right In-Camera Using GND Filters

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How many times have you shot a photo with your camera just to find out that either the sky is over-exposed? Here is one way to deal with it.

Making Targeted Adjustments with Masks

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I use masks in Photoshop all the time. Take a look at the…

Simplifying a Cluttered Composition

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When there are so many cool elements happening at once, how do you compose a simple, focused shot and steer clear of distractions?

When the GND Doesn’t Help

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For this photo the problem was that I couldn't capture the entire range of light in a single frame without a Graduated Neutral Density filter.

Q and A: Do you prefer HDR or GND Filters?

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Do we prefer to use GND filters in the field, or high dynamic range (HDR) processing in Photoshop? – Our answer: It depends…