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Discussion in 'Pro/Adv Discussion' started by NepenthesLucas, Feb 6, 2016.

  1. NepenthesLucas

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    OK so I like to film in bright daylight, so which filter should I get?
     
  2. msinger

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    Great info msinger.

    I use a 16 however a 32 would better suit me on sunny snow days.
     
  4. NepenthesLucas

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    Thanks I will need a 16
     
  5. alokbhargava

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    Most of us are looking for this kind of info. Thanks msinger.
     
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    You're welcome. I found it on Polar Pro's website (FYI).
     
  7. msinger

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    I have a lot of filters. My favorite are the DJI and Polar Pro filters.
     
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    Thanks for the info above.

    Now the question is, what brand to go for!

    - DJI brand ND4/8/16 (filter replacement. Glass)
    - Snake River Prototyping (slip on. Glass)
    - Taco Rc (filter replacement. Glass?)
    - Polar pro (filter replacement. Glass)
    - Phantomfilters.com (plastic insert from what I can gather. Lightweight. Not sure if it's as good as glass?)




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  9. msinger

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    The last one is a "gel" filter. It's a thin, flexible plastic lens. Ditzer Photo makes those too.
     
  10. alokbhargava

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    Finding is ok but sharing with others is GREAT.
     
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    Yes, sir. I love to find and share :)
     
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    I love my Polar Pro cinematic series and they have 15% offer. It's really bright in Western Australia I use 8pl for photos on RE and 16pl for video. Msinger I've heard the DJI is quite good too
     
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    I have the Taco Rc set. They work nicely ..

    I admit I don't have anything to compare them to.. They work.
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    I have them on my wish list, waiting for them to get in stock. Soon hopefully.
     
  15. m0j0

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    Make sure to get the coated set. They reduce glare. Like I said. They work really well.


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    Still can't unscrew my advanced camera to fit my filters lol.
    Given up tbh lol
     
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    I have the same problem, what are you suppose to do use vice grips!


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  20. Air Ontario

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    They are hard to remove. I actually ended up using a leatherman to gently remove mine the first time.
    Possibly wrap a rubber band or use some protective coating. Do not SQUEEZE it's more about twist, you don't want to crush housing/lens.

    Disclaimer....do at your own peril, I did and it worked fine, Your Mileage May Vary(YMMV)