Misconceptions about Circular Polarizers

Misconceptions about Circular Polarizers.
When I use a CPL (Circular Polarizer), I do it to remove excessive glare and increase contrast and saturation. If you notice, I said “excessive”, not all. People often think a CPL will take away all of the reflections as well, but that isn’t the case, or it doesn’t have to be anyway. You simply will turn the CPL to the point it looks good to you and achieves the desire look you want. Simple. One piece of advice when buying a CPL is that spend the money on a good filter. Why buy an expensive lens with great glass and then stick a cheap CPL, or any filter for that matter in front of it? Spend the money on a good one that has the multi-coatings like your lens, it will be well worth it.
I did a video the other day at Cane Creek Falls, located at Camp Glisson in Dahlonega, GA, and if you haven’t seen it, here is a link. I demonstrate the differences in images with and without filters like a CPL and ND (Neutral Density).
Tamron 28-75mm f2.8 Di III RXD mirrorless lens on a Sony a7iii, Manual Exposure mode, f5.6, ISO 400, shutter speed of 30 seconds, H&Y 5 stop CPL and Marumi 10 stop filter in an H&Y magnetic filter holder, Sirui W2204 tripod, Acratech GXP ballhead, Shimoda Explore 40L backpack, processed in Lightroom Classic CC. #WithMyTamron, #Tamron, #TamronUSA, #TamronLensesUSA, #TamronImageMaster, #Tamron2875mirrorless, #HY_Filters, #SiruiUSA, #Acratech, #ShimodaExplore, #CaneCreekFalls, #BearWoodsPhotography

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