A&P What does OTAP think of my photo v.figuring out filters

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  1. geekierthanyou

    geekierthanyou Crews: DSLR, Brolie, Classic Car, Gun, Zombie, Pro

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    Full res here: http://farm3.static.flickr.com/2275/2324008145_a8ca1e49c2_o.jpg

    56K DIAF on that full res one.

    I was experimenting with a circular polarizer that my friend owns... I think this is one of my luckiest / favorite shots. When I took it I had no idea what aperture was or anything like that and it seems to have really turned out.

    EDIT: Maybe not a circular polarizer? I've forgotten which it was now.
     
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    soft focus filters, how.... :hsugh:
     
  3. OlafBeserka

    OlafBeserka girls pee pee when they see me OT Supporter

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    doesnt look like a cpl to me
     
  4. geekierthanyou

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    I thought it was, but maybe not it was a few months ago.
     
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    clusterfuck on 1
     
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    :ugh: soft as fuck
     
  8. geekierthanyou

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    hehe, okay... OTAP hates soft pics... good to know
     
  9. Jcolman

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    In the future, you may want to shoot without a soft effect filter. It's very easy to add soft effects in post (assuming you have PS or other software). Once you shoot a shot with a soft filter you can't "undo" it if you change your mind.

    The only filters I carry are a graduated neutral density filter and protective UV filters for use in dusty/dirty settings.
     
  10. geekierthanyou

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    Yea, it was a one time thing I don't even own any filters except for UV. I just thought it was neat because I didn't have to PS it... it just came that way. I got started in this post film really so I'd never even seen a filter before.
     
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    Throw the filter away.
     
  12. JordanClarkson

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    soft filters have a weird 80's style look to them. you'd have more flexibility in photoshop
     
  13. geekierthanyou

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    I imagine the expression on my friends face as I threw his filter away would be hilarious. BUT OTAP TOLD ME TO!!!
     
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    my eyes hurt.
     
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    may work better on another subject.
     
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    vaseline filters ftw.
     
  17. tenplanescrashing

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    i can see where that filter would have it's uses but i'd rather have a well focused shot and edit in photoshop instead.
     

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