Six tips for using a polarizer

circular polarizer for photography

Yesterday, we discovered what circular polarizers are and what they accomplish.  Today you’ll learn six tips for using a polarizer. Polarizer Tip #1: Polarizers will have little or no effect when used to shoot a setting sun, because the angle is wrong.  The effect of a polarizers manifests itself at 90 degree angles to the CONTINUE

Oh the beauties of a polarizer!

what is a circular polarizer?

Today and tomorrow, my posts will discuss polarizers: what they are, when they are useful, and some lesser-known tips on how to use a polarizer.  These posts are in response to a misguided photographer who recently told a student in one of my classes that polarizers don’t work at sea level.  That’s a new one! CONTINUE