was sold wrong filter, heres the result

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  1. Power47

    Power47 Member

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    so i ran into camera exchange today and asked for a graduated ND8 filter and was given a purple tone graduated filter, partly my fault as i was in a hurry and didnt look at it. here are some shots taken with it, cant decide if i like it or not, or more importantly should i keep it and buy the one i wanted or swap it?

    CC on shots too would be great, still starting out :)

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  2. xhanatos

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    return it and get a neutral filter. you can add the purple in post processing easily.
     
  3. jezza323

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    i quite like the effect, but as xhanatos says, get the ND grad, colours are easy to do in post
     
  4. csremedy

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    Interesting photos but I can't help but think 'if the sky is purple the water should be reflecting that too'. Its not a filter that I could see myself using regularly.
     
  5. sgn

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    I like it... looks really cool and draws the eye to keep looking at the photo.
     
  6. azz

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    I'd return it... straight up ND filter is more useful IMO.
     
  7. nisstrust

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    looks good, i like the effect, i'd keep it and then buy an ND grad as you originally intended
     
  8. adz

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    I like it, personally, I'd keep it and buy a straight up ND as well :D You can never have too many filters :thumbup:
     
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    Very nice, prob a bit too 'purple' for my liking... but it makes the water pop!
     
  10. Zee

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    Personally, I kinda lik eit, very "Top Gear" if you get my meaning.

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    Very very cool. :thumbup: As long as it didn't cost a fortune I'd be keeping it.
     
  12. Maddog06

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    Looks great! But as mentioned, this can be achieved via some pp. If it were me, I'd return it :)
     
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    agree totally :) btw hot shots! :p
     
  14. rainwulf

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    Would i be able to get the last one in HUGE res? Its an amazing picture!
     
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    Photos are amazing mate. Very nicely done.

    Personally I'd keep the purple and get the other as well, but I guess that comes down to whether you can afford to do that or not.

    I would also love a high res if you're willing. Although if I keep staring I'm going to end up with screen burn in :p
     
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    How much did it cost? If it wasnt more than $50, id keep it. Even if it can be done in PP, i just like it
     
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    :) thanks for the positive responses guys, more than happy to provide some high res versions to u shortly, just about to head off to Sydney for a few days now so ill sort out when i get back, pm me if ur keen.

    as for the filter ill keep it, it only cost me $40 so despite the fact its not super useful i may as well hang onto it, and it can be good to use sometimes, i think these shots would have been pretty boring without it as it was very grey that day.

    anyway cheers again for the positive feedback, as i said just starting out so its extremely appreciated, especially coming from u guys as there seems to be some amazing talent here.
     
  18. ravencs

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    Go back to the shop, if its cheaper, swap it then buy the purple :p
     
  19. DraGoN-BoY

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    looks like the end of the world.
     
  20. Open Source !

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    Excuse my lack of knowledge, I've never had a chance to explore things like this, Can these Effects be added to / PP to any Photo? Does anyone here have a tutorial link for effects like this, I have no idea what to call this.
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