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Old May 17th, 2004, 11:19 AM   #1
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Using polarizers to sub for ND

Rather than buying a series of ND filters for my 950, I would like to use a pair of linear polarizers. When they are aligned with each other, there is little or no effect. When set to oppose each other by rotating one 90 degrees, a dark blue cast is created which can be used to simulate a night scene in the middle of the day. Between those two extremes you have a smooth gradation of this light-blocking effect. Does anyone use this setup?
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Old May 17th, 2004, 10:18 PM   #2
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I have posted about how to do this in the past, and there were several members that wanted to try it. I think it is easier and cheaper to use good ND filters than 2 polarizers.
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Old May 18th, 2004, 08:41 AM   #3
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Thank you for the update. The polarizers were available to me for almost nothing so it seemed worth a try.
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Old May 20th, 2004, 05:27 PM   #4
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Where is a good and cheap place to buy ND filters and polarizers? I've been looking and some places either have no selection or charge and arm for shipping.
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Old May 20th, 2004, 05:52 PM   #5
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Do you want to buy them in Vancouver or from one of dvinfo's sponsors?
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Old May 20th, 2004, 06:00 PM   #6
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Anywhere. I found Leo's to have poor service and super high prices though. I dunno....
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