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Nov 06, 2017 03:42 |  #1

Hello. I planed a trip to Iceland at the end of the month and i am not sure what type of gear i need
I got my camera,tripod,lens .. but my question is.. do i need any type of filters.?
If yes what should i get.
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Dec 30, 2017 00:08 |  #2

It's a bit late to be thinking about using filters for the first time on a big trip. Forget about filters - they require learning to use - not something best done while on a trip. Concentrate on your current skills and gear.


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Dec 30, 2017 05:44 as a reply to  @ philmar's post |  #3

Phil's right. You don't need no stinking filters.

Seriously, the only filters I use is a CPL and an ND.......and even those get brought out maybe once or twice a year.


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Dec 31, 2017 08:48 |  #4

I'm assuming you are going to shoot landscapes and seascapes / waterfalls. When shooting landscapes, I'd say at least 50% of my images have one or more filters being used. My most used filters are ND which will allow you to shoot long exposures during the daytime, allowing to create smooth water affects. I use polarizers to remove glare in the water which provides more saturation in the image. This not only works on actual water surfaces...but also on landscapes that are wet...which in Iceland is usually the case.

If I were in your shoes, I'd get a polarizer as you can see it's affects in your viewfinder and it can act as a 1.5 stop ND filter as well. Don't be scared off using filters...they are not rocket science.




  
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