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A Look at Polarizing Filters in Action

Here’s an educational video that provides a helpful visual demonstration of what a polarizing filter can do for your photographs.

(via Photoxels)


 
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  • http://twitter.com/jaimelondonboy Jai’me Jan

    Excellent!

  • Ernie_barreto

    “Polarization” is not “direction”.

  • Ernie_barreto

    “Polarization” is not “direction”.

  • chuck

    Coming from a gay guy, she’s very pretty. 

  • chuck

    Coming from a gay guy, she’s very pretty. 

  • will hall

    As a physics teacher, if one of my students explained the phenomena of polarisation in that way I’d crucify them

  • http://www.facebook.com/people/Sergey-Skleznev/100000975961298 Sergey Skleznev

    Olivia is very pretty presenter, but you`d better turn sound off. Text of this presentation is awful.

  • Anonymous

    She gets a bonus for initiative, effort and above average aesthetics!

  • Anonymous

    She gets a bonus for initiative, effort and above average aesthetics!

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  • andre

    Agree with the others that said that the principle that she is explaining is wrong… If I didn’t know what polarization is, I think that this video would confuse me even more. “Block light from one direction”, so will it block the light coming from above? Or from below? Or from the left? That’s not what polarization is…

  • http://www.facebook.com/joakim.bidebo Joakim Bidebo

    Think she explained it kinda easy for people to understand it. I don’t know how to explain it different without getting into to much technology humbo jumbo. :/
    Since it is both video and voice you see that the light ‘waves’ are cut out from an angle in the video and not light from above, below, right or left (like a gradient ND filter should do).

  • http://www.imrezbalint.com/ Imre Z. Balint

    A little while ago I created an episode on polarizing filters with a bit more emphasis on how they work: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=X6yjMqDCp0s

  • http://facebook.com/swiftmed Andrew MacDonald

    She’s HOT!!

  • Pt

    Good but I’d challenge “light coming from one direction”. My physics teacher would horrified! :-)
    Paul Timon.