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Special Effects Filters
U/W Photo Course
Learn u/w photography the easy way!
Special effects filters alter the image formed by the lens without altering
the spectral characteristics of the light. They are a fun area for
experimentation but are rarely suited to underwater subjects and consequently
win few prizes in competition.
Special effects filters are more usually
used with housed cameras as they are designed to only work in the medium of air.
It is not practical to use filters over supplementary lenses due to
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