Forgot Password
Pentax Camera Forums Home
 

Reply
Show Printable Version Search this Thread
02-08-2013, 02:15 PM   #1
Junior Member




Join Date: Jan 2013
Posts: 30
Red Filter for Q?

I'm planning to take my Q on a long upcoming trip to the Desert Southwest. It will serve as a back-up camera, and I'd like to use it as a bit of an art project.

One thing I'm considering is limiting myself to monochrome JPEGs -- to essentially treat the Q as if it's a b&w only camera for the duration of the trip.

Question: would shooting with a red 40.5mm filter be any different than just clicking the "red filter" button in Lightroom during post-processing? I haven't tried colored filters for digital photography before.

Thanks much.

02-08-2013, 02:45 PM   #2
Loyal Site Supporter
drougge's Avatar

Join Date: Jan 2010
Location: Malmö
Photos: Gallery
Posts: 787
The real filter might give you flare or other problems, but on the other hand works as protection in a harsh environment.

If you shoot BW JPEGs the button in light room will do nothing. You can select a digital red filter in the camera though, which is probably what you want.
02-09-2013, 07:27 AM   #3
Site Supporter




Join Date: Nov 2008
Location: Singapore
Photos: Gallery
Posts: 931
There is an internal filter for B&W in the Q. Use that.
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, filter, mirrorless, pentax q, pentax q10, pentax q7, q10, q7, trip
Thread Tools Search this Thread
Search this Thread:

Advanced Search


Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
How to set up a Pentax Red Dot sight for the Q crewl1 Pentax Q 57 10-09-2014 03:41 PM
red vs IR filter ?! paranoia23 Pentax Camera and Field Accessories 11 01-18-2013 11:17 PM
Cleaning Q's IR Filter knightzerox Pentax Q 3 11-05-2011 05:18 PM



All times are GMT -7. The time now is 10:14 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