Please help Colour Blind Photographer with Gels

Started Oct 3, 2009 | Discussions thread
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Barrie Davis
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Colour strength illusion..

Cookster670 wrote:

Here's the ad:

http://cgi.ebay.com.au/16-Rosco-Photo-Gels-Strobist-Camera-flash-filter-Strobe_W0QQitemZ300353311760QQcmdZViewItemQQptZCamera_Flash_Accessories?hash=item45ee73d410&_trksid=p3286.m63.l1177

Here's the pic he sent me. It was very helpful

Remember that the colour strength appears DOUBLED when any gel is lying flat down on a piece of (white) paper. Although none of your filters are particularly weak, it can help when ascertaining the colours of lens filters, say UV and "Skylight" ones....

.... which can be hard to distinguish when simply held up to the light.

[Just thought I'd mention it, as I was passing, y'know.]
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Regards,
Baz

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