Forgot Password
Pentax Camera Forums Home
 

Reply
Show Printable Version Search this Thread
09-30-2013, 08:31 AM   #1
Mark999
Guest




Polaroid filters

I have used what I believed to be a Polaroid filter on my dslr camera. I remember using the camera with a lens on it out of an aircraft window over and ending up with a purple haze. Would this be from taking shots through the Perspex window or my confusion with the use of a uv lens. Looking forward to your replies. Thanks mark

09-30-2013, 09:15 AM   #2
Site Supporter
Site Supporter
vagrant10's Avatar

Join Date: May 2007
Location: portland
Photos: Albums
Posts: 1,362
what kind of filter did you have on it? and what was your white balance setting? was the purple haze marijuana induced (I thought they didn't let you smoke on airplanes...)?
Post your picture if you can - it will help us help you....
09-30-2013, 10:09 AM   #3
Pentaxian
Digitalis's Avatar

Join Date: Mar 2009
Location: Adelaide.
Posts: 8,878
I'm betting your images looked something like this :



Polarising filters cause these colored patterns to appear when light travels though polymers(plastics), removal of the filter is recommended. You also get this effect when photographing things through transparent blast shields and bulletproof glass.
09-30-2013, 11:03 AM   #4
Veteran Member
Joel B's Avatar

Join Date: Aug 2013
Location: Des Moines, Iowa
Photos: Albums
Posts: 2,336
QuoteOriginally posted by vagrant10 Quote
was the purple haze marijuana induced
Sounds like my high school days!!!

Reply

Bookmarks
  • Submit Thread to Facebook Facebook
  • Submit Thread to Twitter Twitter
  • Submit Thread to Digg Digg
Tags - Make this thread easier to find by adding keywords to it!
camera, lens, pentax help, polaroid, window
Thread Tools Search this Thread
Search this Thread:

Advanced Search


Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
Polaroid LED Ring Flash photolady95 Flashes, Lighting, and Studio 22 02-14-2014 09:45 AM
Polaroid film for the 6x7? Rense Pentax Medium Format 3 11-25-2012 01:52 PM
Filters, Filters and more Filters SMcGuire45 Pentax SLR Lens Discussion 15 08-21-2012 12:46 PM
Polaroid vs Pentax steveeboy Photographic Technique 2 08-15-2012 10:20 AM
Polaroid Flash mcub Flashes, Lighting, and Studio 4 10-11-2011 01:13 PM



All times are GMT -7. The time now is 11:04 AM. | See also: NikonForums.com, CanonForums.com part of our network of photo forums!
  • Red (Default)
  • Green
  • Gray
  • Dark
  • Dark Yellow
  • Dark Blue
  • Old Red
  • Old Green
  • Old Gray
  • Dial-Up Style
Hello! It's great to see you back on the forum! Have you considered joining the community?
register
Creating a FREE ACCOUNT takes under a minute, removes ads, and lets you post! [Dismiss]
Top