Optical Polarisation

Discussion in 'The Chatterbox' started by Lyrt, Jan 7, 2009.

  1. Lyrt

    Lyrt Flash

    I just got my polarising filters. I don’t use them to get more contrasted skies, I mainly use them to get rid of the reflections of light. Example:

    Without polariser:

    With polariser:

    Of course, sometimes you want to keep some of the reflections:

    That post was short and concise. Now you know the advantages of polarising filters and why some fishermen use them.
  2. IsaacRN

    IsaacRN Active Member

    As always...great post
  3. MTgrayling

    MTgrayling Rocket Man

    Yep, I wouldn't fish without a pair. In my experience with sunglasses cheap is just as good as expensive.
  4. rodd

    rodd Knotty Boy

    cool, I have a filter, maybe I should try it.
  5. JayKay

    JayKay 3000 posts and all I got was this lousy title

    Polarisation filters light so waves entering the lens can only enter in one direction, thus blocking the light rays of the reflection which are at a different angle.
  6. Padron

    Padron Active Member

    Great info, thanks Yukio!

    I love me some polarized Revos :D :drool :drool I do want to pick up some polarized filters as well :cool:

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