Better dynamic range with ND-Fader filter?

I just stumbled over this while doing some tests. Looks like you get better DR ( in theis case more texture in the shadows, while highlights stay the same) when using a Fader-ND filter (probably any ND Filter) than stopping down the iris.So here is a quick and dirty test I used the MTF BMC... Continue Reading →

ND Fader Shootout – Heliopan vs. the new GENUS Eclipse

Since over 2 years now,  I use the Heliopan Vari-Grau ND Fader religiously. I tried a lot of different brands before and have to send them all back, because they get ether soft on a long lens or had some crazy color shift to it - sometimes both. The Heliopan - though expensive - was... Continue Reading →

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