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Ten items you should have in your camera bag
Some people think that when shooting digitally you don't need to use filters, but that's not true. While there's perhaps not much point using old-style warm-up and cooling filters anymore, polarizing filters remain indispensable if you're capturing landscapes. Polarizing filters make the colors in blue skies and foliage more intense, increase contrast in clouds and reduce reflections on water and glass. Good-quality polarizers aren't cheap, and you might only use one a handful of times every year, but having one tucked away in your camera bag ensures that when you really need it, it's right there.