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polarizing filter

noun, Photography
1.
a camera lens filter used to control the plane of polarization of light entering the lens.
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  • They usually use high-speed polarizing filter lenses that shuttle on and off to give the impression of depth.
  • Getting a polarizing filter also makes an enormous difference.
  • The liquid crystals work by forming what amounts to a polarizing filter when current is applied.
  • Try using a polarizing filter to eliminate reflections, intensify colors, and to deepen blue skies.
  • For midday shots, use a polarizing filter if you can to cut glare.
  • Lenses were fitted with a circular polarizing filter or haze filter for glare reduction.
  • Photographers should use a polarizing filter to enhance petroglyph imaging.
  • Optional polarizing filter for reducing reflections.
  • Photographs taken around midday will minimize reflected glare, and a polarizing filter may be used, if necessary.

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