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ND Filter Comparison

Discussion in 'Pro/Adv Discussion' started by MRPUGH52, Aug 30, 2015.

  1. MRPUGH52

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    Hi folks
    thought I would post this comparison between ND filters I have for my P3P.
    All other camera settings were identical, and the images uploaded are a snapshot taken from 4K video.
    One image uses an SRP ND8 CP filter which is a push-fit type, the other uses a drop-in ND16 filter, inserted behind the front UV filter.

    There are clear differences - so I would value your opinion.

    thanks
    Martin
     

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  2. msinger

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    Which example is which?
     
  3. MRPUGH52

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    I left that out purposefully - to see what the opinion was on the contrast and colours thrown up by the filters. I will specify which is which later.

    cheers
    Martin
     
  4. witold

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    ND16 is darker and it has some color shift, as gel/plastic type filters are known to do. In this case, things are looking orange/red (around garage door/rocks.)

    SRP ND8 is not strong enough for these conditions and doesn't look that great.
     
  5. hidaven

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    Is glass better than gel? I have an nd 8 gel one.
     
  6. woobisah

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    One problem I have with this comparison is that there is definitely a big difference in the time of the day. (Shadow cast). Can you make another comparison that is closer in time?
     
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