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Discussion in 'Photography' started by Bruce Spiegelman, May 17, 2017.

  1. Bruce Spiegelman

    Bruce Spiegelman Supporting Member

    Someone had given me a gel filter to use for my Iphone and I lost it. All the packs I see on Amazon seem to be of different colors. Anyone have a link to the good stuff?
     
  2. scuzy

    scuzy Supporting Member

    You mainly need the orange and dark orange


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  3. RandyC

    RandyC Supporting Member

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  5. RandyC

    RandyC Supporting Member

    It will depend on your lighting and spectrum. With Radion G4 Pros at 18,500-20,000k setting, the filter I like best is #316 gallelo gold.

    That's the best part of this swatchbook, you get every filter they make and it's the perfect size for a phone camera lens.
     
  6. RandyC

    RandyC Supporting Member

    Before and after with filter #316

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  7. sfsuphysics

    sfsuphysics Supporting Member

    That's neat, do you just hold the filter in front of the camera lens? Or is it a little more involved than that?
     
  8. Bruce Spiegelman

    Bruce Spiegelman Supporting Member

    Ordered. Thank you.
     
  9. RandyC

    RandyC Supporting Member

    Yup. Maybe a little tape for filter if you want a free hand while taking pictures.
     
  10. JVU .

    JVU . Supporting Member

    That's cool, I'm going to try it too. Thanks!


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  11. Julius Chen

    Julius Chen Supporting Member

  12. scuzy

    scuzy Supporting Member

    You're not trying to cover the flash but to cover the lens


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  13. Julius Chen

    Julius Chen Supporting Member

    I mean that second product can be used on my SLR cam and canon speedligh flashes for other shooting work. AND if I position it carefully It should work on my iphone too?
     
  14. RandyC

    RandyC Supporting Member

    They should work fine for your camera phone; you just need to cover the entire camera lens on your phone (which is dinky). You won't have to position it carefully, the gels are at least half the size of your phone if not more. It appears that you will likely find a good filter in that set for reef tank photography.

    As to whether they'll work on your speedlight to change the color of your flash, yes. Will they work well for your intended effect and photoshoot? Dunno. ;)
     
    Last edited: May 17, 2017
  15. Flagg37

    Flagg37 Officer at large

    If you have a DSLR you can get filters that screw right onto your lens. They just cost more.
     

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