8Sifting the Light:A Look at Lens Filters
Did you know that Ansel Adams used a lens filter in virtually all of his photographs? It’s true. If lens filters can do wonders for black-and-white photography, just imagine what they can do for your videos.
Lens filters offer a simple way to get better images. These wafers of glass can soften the face of a bride, fake a sunset at high noon or add sparkle to the chrome on a vintage car.
I asked professional videographer Myron “Buzz” Buzzini to help guide us through the world of lens filters. With 30 years of image-gathering experience—in both photography and video—Buzz was the perfect man for the job.
Buzz is a firm believer in the power of lens filters. He first used them with ...