Olympus UK E-System User Group
Olympus UK E-System User Group

Join our unique resource for Olympus Four Thirds E-System DSLR and Pen and OM-D Micro Four Thirds photographers. Show your images via our free e-group photo gallery. Please read the e-group.uk.net forum terms and conditions before posting for the first time. Above all, welcome!


Go Back   Olympus UK E-System User Group > Show your photos > Foto Fair

Foto Fair Post your photos for friendly, non-critical feedback. This is the place to show pictures if you aren't yet ready for full-blooded critique, or simply want to share an interesting picture with other e-group visitors.

Reply
 
Thread Tools Display Modes
  #1  
Old 5th December 2009
Mr Jones's Avatar
Mr Jones Mr Jones is offline
Full member
 
Join Date: Dec 2009
Location: Hull
Posts: 140
Thanks: 0
Thanked 0 Times in 0 Posts
Likes: 0
Liked 0 Times in 0 Posts
Welding Glass + Ring Adaptor = ND 110 Filter?

Anyone who frequent to TalkPhotography will no doubt have seen the use of a cheap piece of welding glass bought on eBay, coupled with a ring adaptor (I used a Kenkoo 72mm ring adaptor) with the use of some superglue to achieve this:



I know there isn't alot to be impressed with image wise, this is my first attempt at doing long exposure in bright day light so learnt a few lessons today, with regards to flares. The potential for this cheap filter is giving me a buzz and hoping for good weather come next year's holiday!

Anyway, here's a few more;




Now the use of welding glass is not without its flaw. First it's flare and next, is the green tint. This can easily be solved with some post processing, in my case I just up the temperature and up the tint to +100 magenta;


Close enough to original colours, maybe leaning abit more on the green side still. The welding glass is thick and I worry it'll severely reduce the sharpness of my 12-60mm. I was quite wrong;

This is a 100% cropped of the colour image above.
Sharp enough but not quite as sharp as normal

Just thought I'd share.
__________________
~ CJPhotography ~ deviantART ~ Flickr ~ Email ~
Reply With Quote
  #2  
Old 5th December 2009
ardvorlich's Avatar
ardvorlich ardvorlich is offline
Full member
 
Join Date: Nov 2007
Location: Lochearn Scotland
Posts: 589
Thanks: 9
Thanked 21 Times in 19 Posts
Likes: 0
Liked 3 Times in 1 Post
Re: Welding Glass + Ring Adaptor = ND 110 Filter?

I think No.2 works best for me .Well done.
Iain
Reply With Quote
Reply

Thread Tools
Display Modes

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off

Forum Jump

Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
F/S Panasonic DMW-MA1 4/3 adaptor mike_j For sale or wanted small ads 0 18th November 2009 08:56 PM
Panasonic announce New Tripod Adaptor for DMC-GF1 Four Thirds User Articles from FourThirds-User.com 1 16th November 2009 10:25 PM
Ring flash adaptor dbutch Flash 5 4th August 2009 01:27 PM
Glass Bottle Glass Graham_of_Rainham Looking for improvement 9 3rd September 2008 10:25 PM
Adaptor to use Minolta Maxxum A-Type lenses with E-510 navin Olympus E-510 0 3rd January 2008 09:48 PM


All times are GMT. The time now is 12:12 PM.


The Write Technology Ltd, 2007-2019, All rights reservedAd Management plugin by RedTyger