Filters with the Merrill compacts?

Started Apr 29, 2013 | Discussions thread
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Jim Funston
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Re: Filters with the Merrill compacts?
In reply to Kwick1, Apr 30, 2013

Yes filters can be used.... I use my same 77mm Singh Ray filters I used with my other gear but use a step down ring to 49mm to connect them.

I have found some seriously odd coloring splotches will show up if I apply a significant amount of ND filtering. I use a Vari ND and just have to stay away from "MAX" by 2 dots to avoid this issue.... really no big deal. Circular polarizers both neutral and warming work well, gradients also work as expected up to 4 stops (as that is as far as I own). I use my DP2m just like I used to use my larger formats for scenics.

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