Starter’s Guide To Polarizer Filters (Camera Lesson 18)
Summary: Ryan covers polarizer filtration.
Length: 3:25 minutes
In this video we continue our look at image control filters by learning about polarizers.
Light travels around us in uneven waves. A polarizer filter helps to control what wave of light ends up reaching your cameras sensor and it blocks the rest. The lightwaves that get blocked depend on the orientation of the filter to the light that is coming at it.
This is why you have to rotate it to change how effective it is. A polarizer can come in handy anytime you want to remove the glare off of plants, enhance the color of the sky, or remove the reflection from a window.
You’ll come across two types of polarizers, linear and circular.…