Graduated filters (PYSICAL, not in post processing)

Challenge #4 in the Use your eyes... after that: use your shutter series. Hosted by drmatiz.
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The picture has to be shot with a PHYSICAL graduated filter, so not a gradient added in PP Personally I tried it for the first time last week (and took the sample entry ;) ) and was completely blown away by the results. Immediately I bought a set for myself and it's fantastic. People seem to be under the impression that you could do this in post-processing but to keep the real colors of the sky this works a million times better. (And no, I don't have any stocks in the graduated filter market)
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GGB and Grad ND filter
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I used my grad ND filter hand held to bring down the glare of the headlights - it allowed me to keep the detail in the bridge...I kept moving the filter in order to avoid the line that can sometimes occur when using the holder.
Submitted: Friday, 6th July, 2012 21:42 (GMT)
Taken: Friday, 8th June, 2012
Focal length: 85 mm
Shutter speed: 1 sec
Aperture: F7.1
ISO: 400
Views: 250
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