Nikon FF-CP11CPL Reviews
Product Type: Nikon camera lenses
Description:Model ID VTA00501 / Nikon FF-CP11CPL - Filter - circular polarizer / This Circular Polarizing Filter blocks or reduces polarized light reflected from glass, water, and reflective non-metallic surfaces such as plastics, ceramics, polished wood, and paper. Suited to increase ... more
Nikon FF-CP11CPL ... overall contrast in low-contrast situations or when the subject is on the other side of a window, underwater, or inside a transparent container. Can also be used to block reflected or dispersed light when shooting out of doors, intensifying colors and making the sky appear bluer.
Newest Review: ... letting less light into your lens so you may have to over expose a stop or half a stop to get the desired effect. Thankfully ... more
Customer Nikon FF-CP11CPL Reviews (1)
by - written on 09/09/10 (Very useful, 10 readings)
The main function of a circular polarizing filter (or CPL) is to reduce polarized light. The best way of understanding this is to look through a pair of polarized sunglasses. It works by cutting out the light reflected from hard or reflective surfaces. Reflected light like this can be blocked because all this reflected light is bouncing into the lens from the same direction which means a finely striped filter, when lined up correctly can block only those rays. Because this effect can only be achieved by lining up the filter correctly. The element is free to spin on the end of the lens once screwed in. The screw thread is a standard universal ... Read the complete review