Choose and use filters to improve and enhance your landscape photographs
Text And Photography By Rod Barbee
Published September 1, 2006 Updated June 30, 2016
Filters are a big part of landscape photography, and every photographer needs a few. Though you’ll hear some shooters talk about all the possibilities available through the digital darkroom, achieving an effect in-camera is often easier and simplifies your Photoshop workflow. Some effects, such as the polarizer’s reduction of glare on water, aren’t even possible in a computer.
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I’ve heard conflicting recommendations on where to set the white balance on my digital camera. Some sources advise the use of automatic white balance; others say to use a different white-balance setting for each specific light source. What do you think?