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Offline Ochotona

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White Balance Filter
« on: August 20, 2015, 09:05:39 AM »
Here's something I had never heard of.  A filter you put on to accurately set your white balance for the given light conditions.  Pretty cool.  I can't really justify it for myself, but for you hotshots that are doing portrait and event photography it might be worth the $50.

http://www.expoimaging.com/product-detail.php?cat_id=1&product_id=34&keywords=ExpoDisc_2.0_Professional_White_Balance_Filter

Offline Snapper

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Re: White Balance Filter
« Reply #1 on: August 20, 2015, 10:31:46 AM »
Seems like a mighty expensive toy when you can buy a piece of 18% grey card which will work with every lens  ;)
I used to be a very negative person... but then I went digital.

Offline Ochotona

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Re: White Balance Filter
« Reply #2 on: August 20, 2015, 11:45:43 AM »
Good point!  The filter claims to make your camera an incident light meter too by standing by your subject facing the direction where you'll be taking the shot and setting your exposure.

Offline Scott S

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Re: White Balance Filter
« Reply #3 on: February 05, 2016, 02:11:38 PM »
you guys are too young!
these were used back before digital when all film was daylight balanced and the only way to adjust white balance was a filter. I can't imagine a scenario where one of these would be that useful.