Tag Archive: neutral density filters

Jun 29

Nature is fantastic

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We went to the beach at dawn to photograph the morning light.  We did not expect to see a pair of Hawaiian Green Sea Turtles making their way towards the sea.   And so our day was blessed from the beginning.  So lucky to be in Maui to experience these majestic creatures.   After the …

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Oct 08

Working with Lee 2 stop Hard Graduated Neutral Density Filter

Sunset photography

A few weeks back I took the plunge and ordered the Lee 150 mm Neurtral density filter kit made specifically for the nIkon 14-24 mm lens. This week I got to use them.  The kit included a 1 ,2 , & 3 stop hard graduated filter.   Hard refers to the transition between the line …

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Apr 17

Learn how to make beautiful images during harsh light with Maui Photo Tours and Workshops

Making beautiful photographs in harsh light

  The island of Maui is so beautiful, and many people want to capture the beauty in photographs to take home and share with their friends and family.   The problem is that during the day the light is harsh and most often the sky is much brighter than the foreground.  These problems can be …

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Apr 03

Maui Photo Tours and Workshops loves using neutral density filters

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This week Maui Photo Tours and Workshops had some clients that wanted to do a longer afternoon and sunset tour, so I built in a visit to Iao Valley in our schedule.  The are is famous for the Iao Needle.  Its an iconic landmark that every tourist bus stops at.   Perhaps that is why …

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Mar 16

Maui Photo Tours Workshops teaches you how filters can help create the mood of an image

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    Graduated neutral density filters allow photographers to create the mood or emotion of an image by controlling the amount of light in a scene.   In this image created on a Maui Photo Tour, a 10 stop neutral density filter was used.   Using this filter brought the exposure down from the top …

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