Photography Tips – How To Use an ND Filter

Portrait Photography Video Ranking: 4 / five

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| June 1st, 2014 | Posted in Photography |

25 Responses to “Photography Tips – How To Use an ND Filter”

  1. AwakenSoul27 Says:

    can nd filter be used to shoot landscape n make the sky darker in a bright
    sunny day?or it will darken everything.do i need to buy gradual nd filter
    just for landscape?

  2. Ghost - Ben Clark Says:

    Cheapest but reliable place to get Lee Filters?

  3. Marlon Mangabat Says:

    Great video, Mike! Learned quite a lot from this and excited to view all of
    your videos :)

    Quick question, please, why did you have to lock up the mirror? Thank you.

  4. Robert Rosen Says:

    Probably the best video I have seen on ND filters. I think one of the
    things I have been missing is using auto focus first and than setting it to
    manual for the shot.

  5. Andrew Smith Says:

    Can you do a short video on why you need to place blue tak on the
    viewfinder.

    Thanks

    Andy

  6. Gig man Says:

    I noticed on a couple of occasions that you didn’t quite push the filter
    all the way into position. This might lead to the light leaking in to your
    shot.

    Excellent video all the same. I liked the first shot and the last one with
    the flag. 

  7. AmaltheaMoon1 Says:

    With fear of you thinking Im becoming a stalker ….. where is that lovely
    beach with all the beach huts please ? I have a few days off work and I
    think I will go there for a few days. Many thanks (again)

  8. Renberg IV Says:

    Great video. Good explainations and results. Can I please ask what video
    camera was used for this clip and render settings used for youtube? I can’t
    believe how nice and clear this video is even in the auto setting!

  9. Ulf Andersson Says:

    Not a word about rebalancing your white. Nor did the images suggest it to
    be needed (comparison betw. with – without shots) Is your filter truly
    Neutral D, or what? In similar vids this seems to be an issue:” Hey why
    does the filter make the sky look like puke ?” Oh that´s because you need
    to rebalance your white, the answer was, and it was an expensive filter
    they were using. In short: Is there a truly NEUTRAL ND filter for colo(u)r
    photography ?

  10. Adit Ganguly Says:

    What ND filter would you recommend for shooting in bright sunlight? Which
    brand and how many stops? Thanks, and lovely video! :D 

  11. nolan fleary Says:

    Im having trouble deciding on a camera to buy as a beginner. I really like
    the fujifilm x100, but i keep hearing a dslr would be better for a beginner
    like me. Opinions?

  12. Damian Alleyn Says:

    Hi Mike
    Thanks for the Vid. As a beginner, I am finding your videos of the greatest
    worth.
    Very informative and simple to understand, Two thumbs up mate. Cheers

  13. AmaltheaMoon1 Says:

    I have a D3100 and when I lock up the mirror it will only close when I
    switch off the camera? Is that me making a mistake, as I can only find a 30
    second maximum shutter speed.

  14. Jose Rivera Says:

    Thank You so much for answering Sir. I truly appreciate your time. 

  15. Arthur78 Says:

    Are you sure you lost your eyecup cover and it’s not attached to the side
    strap? I thought I had lost mine too until I was reading the manual and
    felt silly when I realized it comes attached to the side strap and it’s
    always been there :) 

  16. bala krishnan Says:

    Thank u sir .. It was helpfull..

  17. Prashant Patel Says:

    Thank you so much sir, it helped a lot.

  18. Jim L Says:

    still learning here…D3200…Lots to learn!

  19. avon michelle guadalupe Says:

    thanks a lot sir a great video for me. it will help a lot:)

  20. Sylv Darcy Says:

    great video you explain things very well thanks for sharing!

  21. Omar Rodriguez Says:

    What lens are you using? 

  22. Joseph Hall Says:

    hello, i am looking for a universal nd filter where can i find one? here in
    manchester?

  23. avon michelle guadalupe Says:

    hi Sir..what is best filter can i use for portrait photogrpahy? thanks:)

  24. Jose Rivera Says:

    Hello Sir! Thank You so much for sharing this useful and great video. I
    have a question, is there any difference between ND filters and Polarizing
    filters? Do I need to buy both or each one of them is for an specific use?
    Thank You so much for your attention Sir.

  25. adam lee Says:

    mike can i ask what lens you used on this video the wife wants a good lens
    for landscapes etc