Best Camera Filters For Spring Photography
Revitalize Your Spring Photography If you're eagerly awaiting the arrival of warmer weather and bidding farewell to winter, then spring is just around the corner with its vibrant colors, transformative landscapes, and renewed energy. It's a season that teems with life and serves as a favorite time for photographers worldwide to capture captivating moments. In this article, we'll explore some of the best subjects to photograph during spring and recommend camera filters that will help you achieve your best shots.
Flowers and Spring Landscapes Capturing the beauty of freshly bloomed flowers and revitalized landscapes is a joy in itself. To preserve the true colors of these natural wonders without any compromise, we recommend using NATural ND filters. Unlike other ND filters that introduce color shifts, such as green, gray, or blue tints, NATural ND filters allow you to capture the scene exactly as your eyes perceive it. These exceptional filters are available in circular and MPTV sizes, and for the Inspire 2 Drone in 46MM. Crafted in the U.S.A. with Water White Glass, they offer outstanding color neutrality and increased clarity.
For this type of spring photography, we also suggest close filters, particularly when photographing blossoming flowers. Pro-Mists and Fog Filters are excellent choices as they soften colors and create a dreamy ambiance reminiscent of impressionist landscapes by artists like Renoir and Monet—perfectly capturing the essence of spring.
Sunrises and Sunsets With warmer weather approaching, the idea of waking up early to capture a breathtaking sunrise becomes less daunting. To add an extra touch of "punch" and drama to your sunrise shots, our Graduated Sunrise Filter is an ideal companion. Its yellow-orange tint enhances the colors and creates a more striking image.
For both sunrise and sunset photography, we recommend using the Color Graduated Blue Filter. This filter selectively adds vibrant colors, making your images more visually compelling while leaving the rest of the scene untouched. If you're looking for MPTV filters, consider the 4 x 4 Sunset Soft Edge Graduated Filter or the 4 x 4 Skyfire Graduated Filter. These filters work wonders in enhancing sunrises and sunsets, infusing scenes with warm orange and yellow tones. They can even breathe life into hazy or colorless skies on those gloomy spring mornings.
If you typically use round filters but want to try these specific filters, the Pro100 Series Filter holder can accommodate them seamlessly. All the aforementioned filters are proudly made in the U.S.A. and come with a 10-year warranty, ensuring both quality and peace of mind. Waterfalls, Lakes, and Rivers Now that the temperatures are more inviting, it's the perfect time to venture out and enjoy the water without freezing!
Whether you're photographing waterfalls, lakes, rivers, or ponds, our line of Polarizer Filters, including Linear and Warm variations, is excellent for reducing glare from non-metallic surfaces like water. These versatile Polarizer Filters are available in both Screw-In and MPTV sizes, meticulously crafted in the U.S.A., and backed by a 10-year warranty. To showcase the graceful flow of water, you can also experiment with Variable ND filters and ND filters to create long exposures.
Senior Portraits and Graduation Portraits Spring signifies graduation season, and if you're in the business of capturing senior portraits or graduation pictures, there are numerous Tiffen filters that can elevate your images and delight your clients. Diffusion filters such as the Black Pro-Mist, Pro-Mist, Glimmerglass, Black Satin, and Pearlescent Filters are excellent choices. They reduce the appearance of blemishes, soften highlights, and lower contrast, resulting in portraits with a captivating, ethereal quality.
Some filters, like the Glimmerglass or Black Satin, even add a touch of glow and sparkle, creating a slight striking effect. Diffusion Filters are available in both Screw-In and MPTV sizes, produced with precision in the U.S.A., and backed by a 10-year warranty. So, gear up for spring and infuse your photography with the vibrance, energy, and beauty that this season offers. Explore these recommended filters, elevate your images, and let your creativity blossom.
Image by Emily Kaszton. Taken With a NatND DJI Inspire 2 Drone Filter.