I got myself some ND filters and now I can finally expose as long as I want no matter the light :3

ND filters are also super useful to photograph with a wide open aperture in bright light

Thanks to @ConnyDuck I have brand new cool elegant wallpaper for my openSUSE Tumbleweed!! :)

@ConnyDuck oooh that is cool! I've tried a few shots with an ND1000, but it totally seems to skew the white balance to the blue side

@ConnyDuck that's amazing! Can you recommend a filter/brand? I would like to experiment with this like next month in norway :awesome:

@lbehm I have some by Urth, and I only used them once and I have no experience but so far they seem to do their job really well :D

@ConnyDuck Love this shot. I really need to learn how to do these types of shots.

@ConnyDuck I have a potentially silly question for this use case, if you're inclined to indulge me:

I don't shoot with a DSLR, but with a mirrorless Panasonic Lumix G95. Besides the mechanical shutter, it also has an electronic one with a shutter speed of up to 1/16000 s. Could you explain the advantage of using an ND filter with a slower shutter speed vs. shooting with a faster shutter speed without a filter, for a given (wide) aperture?

@xahteiwi I'm not an expert but I think there is no advantage. My M50 only goes to 1/4000 and at F1.2 that was way too bright so the filter helped.

@ConnyDuck Thanks! I am still inclined to get an ND filter just to try out a side-by-side comparison. For science! 😀

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