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Old 08-04-2018, 11:07 PM
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Light pollution filter suggestions?

Hi all.

Due to living rougly 20-25km Km's from Sydney CBD, I deal with terrible light pollution in almost every direction. It really shows in my images and I was looking at getting myself some type of light pollution filter.

I shoot with an un-modded cannon EOS 60D and was wondering what are some good filters to use to negate the light pollution in my area.

I was looking at these:
https://www.bintel.com.au/product/as...k-uhc-filters/
https://www.bintel.com.au/product/as...k-cls-filters/
https://www.bintel.com.au/product/as...s-ccd-filters/

If I was the chose one of the 3, which would be the best for me, colour correction and blocking of LP wise?

thanks!
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Old 09-04-2018, 10:41 AM
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i think the second one
the first was for mainly visual and the third is for astro modded cameras which yours is not
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Old 20-04-2018, 09:38 PM
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The best light filter? Car and petrol.

A bit further west of Sydney is "Jellybean pools":

https://pioneerwalks.com.au/walk/jellybean-pool/

it's been many years since I've been there, but the skies were amazing from there. 2nd best skies i've ever seen in my entire life.
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Old 22-04-2018, 04:38 PM
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Yep, the second one, CLS.
It will throw a bit of a blue\green cast on your images but that can be balanced out at processing.
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Old 22-04-2018, 09:36 PM
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I got an optolong UHC filter. Great !!
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