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The Enthusiast's Guide to DIY Photography by Mike Hagen

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35. SOFT FILTER

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THIS IS A fun and easy way to create soft portraits and ethereal macro shots. Photographers have been using variations of this style of filter for years, so it is a timeproven technique that will give your photography a different look. This is a simple project that requires some petroleum jelly and any old, clear filter.

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Parts List (Figure 35.1)

  • UV, haze, or clear filter
  • Petroleum jelly
  • Rubbing alcohol
  • Tight mesh rag

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35.1

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