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Neutral Density Filters (ND Filters)

“What does a ND filter do?” In answer to a recent increase in the demand for ND filters, here is a little demo I put together. Basically, the ND filter reduces the intensity of light allowed through the lens and on to the sensor. When do you use an ND filter? 1. If you want to shoot at a wider aperture (eg. f.2.8) but the light is too bright. 2. If you want to shoot at a slower shutter speed (eg. 4 seconds) but the light is too bright. 3. If you want to shoot at a slower film speed (eg. 50ASA) but the light is too bright. You get the idea… At Studio22 we stock the JYC super slim range of ND filters. The key advantage of the super…

ICC Profiles – Post production of images.

Profiles: ICC Profiles are vital to producing prints that match your display. This however must coincide with a calibrated display. Although it may never be 100%, this combination will produce the best results. The finer bits will be “filled in” by the brain – like everything, it takes a bit of training. Please e-mail prolab@studio22.co.za and request our ICC profiles for accurate printing. Display calibration: We recommend hiring a professional to calibrate your screen (we have a company we can recommend). Alternatively, if you are technically inclined, purchase or hire a screen calibration kit and you can tune the various components yourself. ColorMunki Photo: Of the various calibration tools we have used, ColorMunki Photo is the most recent and accurate. This device also allows the operator to create profiles for their own printer. Approximately R5500…