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Using a 10-stop ND filter To Take Long Exposure Images

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I’ve been working through taking landscape shots lately, and though I’d take a break from the basic stuff, and write and article about something fun to play around with – get away from all the Aperture, Shutter Speed, and ISO stuff – HAHA Yeah right.


If you aren’t familiar with this type of filter, it’s basically a very strong neutral density (ND) filter which reduces the amount of light hitting the camera’s sensor by about 1000 times. ND filters are very common but they are typically only 3-stops in strength (reducing the amount of light by 8 times) so a 10-sop one is pretty extreme. But what else are you to do, when you want to take a long exposure shot, when it’s daylight? Read More