A&P If you shoot digital is there still any use for colored filters?

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  1. xpinchx

    xpinchx hes got a nice cock, on the thin side but its stil

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    Aside from exposure-correcting filters (ND) do they still have any place in modern photography? I don't understand the appeal when you can do all the color corrections in photoshop. :dunno:
     
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    what if you took 2,000 images and you needed them all to have that certain look to them? why waste all that time editing them when you could just use a filter? this is especially true with working proffesionals who have better things to do to waste time and especially money to do something that a 50 dollar filter could.
     
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    xpinchx hes got a nice cock, on the thin side but its stil

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    Batch process in LR. :dunno: Takes a second to set up and it's way more customizable.
     
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    how much does lightroom cost?
     
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    xpinchx hes got a nice cock, on the thin side but its stil

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    22MB DL on your oink ratio.
     
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    or about 2.5 minutes and no ratio to worry about. Newsleecher ftmfw!
     
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    A - why would you download a program via oink or newsgroups when you can get it from Adobe direct, no viruses or shit to worry about, insert your serial number and bam you're odne

    B- They don't do much in digital. I'm going to sell my set for this reason. They did a lot for film, and gels are still relevant, but not cc filters.
     
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    Digital editing is limited.
    The results you can achieve with a filter are of higher quality than editing.
     
  10. xpinchx

    xpinchx hes got a nice cock, on the thin side but its stil

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    Because there aren't any viruses on oink or newsgroups. None that I've come across in the past ~5 years or so (3 for OiNK.)
     
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    with digital, probably not.

    remember that each element of your sensor is sensitive to a single colour. if you use a coloured filter in front of your lens you are only going to be using a portion of the photodiodes on your sensor and therefore end up with less resolution for depth.

    any [SIZE=-1]artifacts from editing are minimal when done with common sense,[/SIZE] particularly with the raw packages available today. :bowdown:
     
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    no, tonal filters for b&w.

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    Are you saying there is a use for tonal filters in digital B&W? What about just shooting in color and using a channel mixer to get the desired effect?
     
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    no they had good use with film but imo are dead for digital, read above.
     
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    what if you simply just hate photoshop. granted it takes very little time to color correct a photo, but if you think about the amount of time it takes to screw on a filter vs how long it takes for your computer to process in lightroom [ i odnt know about you guys, but my powerbook isnt that fast /w lightroom]

    could just be my film mentality, but i like to get it right in the camera and spend as little time in photoshop as i can.
     
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    put a full red filter on and see what happens ;)

    they just don't work anymore.

    ND, polarizers, warming/colling etc are really th only ones you need.

    and LR helps with spending less time in PS and for that kind of work is faster and easier
     
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