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ND Filters worth it?

Discussion in 'Pro/Adv Discussion' started by Kevin Cabral, Oct 21, 2015.

  1. Kevin Cabral

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    Question. You guys use ND filters at all or UV filters for the 4k camera that comes with the Phantom?
     
  2. msinger

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    It's totally worth it if you shoot video.
     
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  3. pchin2

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    ND filter is a must. It's a necessity. No but. No if. :)
     
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  4. 2nd2non

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    Actually based on your exact question, it's not required in all cases. You don't need it for:
    1) photos
    2) night video/photos
    3) low light video/photos when shutter is near 2x frame rate (sunset/sunrise)

    All other cases better get one, else you'll have crappy video!
     
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    Absolutely. They are really great for capturing detail for video.


    Sent from my PT beating heart
     
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  6. morgan gross

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    Tested a ND8 PL today with positive results

    "3 Stop Polarizer (ND8/PL) (4.54g): The ND8/PL is a versatile filter, which reduces the cameras shutter speed by 3 stops while also providing polarization. Perfect for conditions that are too bright for the CP filter, the ND8/PL allows you to reduce the shutter speed 3 stops while also capturing beautifully saturated colors. "
     
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