CPL pros & cons

Started Aug 30, 2014 | Discussions thread
Petroglyph
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Re: CPL pros & cons

BCcrow wrote:

Nice pictures. I've used a CPL filter a few times recently with a K5 and a Pentax 50-200 DA and it didn't seem to interfere with the autofocus. I found it useful for darkening a blue sky to control the tones, to make a light colored subject stand out better when it was silhouetted by the sky.

Thank you.  The second shot with the light coloured flower against white/orange BG may be illustrating your point about light coloured subjects backlit (by sky) also.  What about trying to get details from a darker subject (bird etc.) silhouetted by the sky?  Do you find the CPL helps in those situations?

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