Digital filters vs physical filters?

13 years 4 months ago #32071 by Hawkins
I was just reading over all the possiblilities with Photoshop and digital filters and it has me wondering if your better off just investing into Photoshop these days. Heck you have your post processing program AND with a little training you could have virtually every filter you could need with out having to spend another dime.

thoughts?


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13 years 4 months ago #32072 by Cjarvis
I havent ben able to make the sane efect with my photo shop program as I can with a ND filter whail photographing runing water. Yet.


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13 years 4 months ago #32074 by Karl Wertanen
You wont be able to replicate a polarizer...
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13 years 4 months ago #32079 by Yasko
Investing in photoshop is good for ANY photographer regardless. I wouldn't do it just for the filter effects though.


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13 years 4 months ago #32562 by Stealthy Ninja

Karl Wertanen wrote: You wont be able to replicate a polarizer...

:agree:
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13 years 4 months ago #32586 by chasrich
Photoshop is an awesome set of tools. I've gotten a lot of compliments on my work by polishing photos taken on a compact that I could not find filters for. I'll tell you this though... There are limitations with it. I'm looking forward to exploring the world of the DSLR and all the nifty lens and attachments. I'm hoping to find that more of my work can pass inspection without pushing the pixels around a lot with PSP. Perhaps the best results would be a combination of both good equipment, adjustments with Photoshop and the skillful application of both.

“Amateurs worry about equipment, professionals worry about money, masters worry about light, I just make pictures… ” ~ Vernon Trent
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13 years 4 months ago #32588 by Baydream

chasrich wrote: Photoshop is an awesome set of tools. I've gotten a lot of compliments on my work by polishing photos taken on a compact that I could not find filters for. I'll tell you this though... There are limitations with it. I'm looking forward to exploring the world of the DSLR and all the nifty lens and attachments. I'm hoping to find that more of my work can pass inspection without pushing the pixels around a lot with PSP. Perhaps the best results would be a combination of both good equipment, adjustments with Photoshop and the skillful application of both.

:agree: PS is a wonderful tool but it can not do everything. A hammer is a wonderful tool but if all your nails are bent ....

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13 years 4 months ago - 13 years 4 months ago #32592 by chasrich
[/quote]:agree: PS is a wonderful tool but it can not do everything. A hammer is a wonderful tool but if all your nails are bent ....[/quote]

You use a hammer for nails? I use it for intimidating carpenters that have screws and drivers... Still I'd rather be a hammer than a nail (Paul Simon??) :woohoo:

“Amateurs worry about equipment, professionals worry about money, masters worry about light, I just make pictures… ” ~ Vernon Trent
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13 years 4 months ago #34792 by Photo Mojo

Karl Wertanen wrote: You wont be able to replicate a polarizer...



:agree: so true


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13 years 4 months ago #34811 by Rob pix4u2
invest in both physical and digital filters for the best inventory of effects

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