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A Necessary Accessory: An Introduction to Filters

Indeana Underhill, Lifestyle & Travel Photographer

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9 Videos (26m)
    • Introduction

    • Class Project

    • Round vs Square

    • Ultraviolet

    • Neutral Density

    • Polarizer

    • Close Up

    • SFX

    • Wrap Up


About This Class

Filters 101: An Introduction

This class is designed to help any photographer or videographer that is ready to take the next step in their creative skillset and take them one step further. Filters are a must have in any camera bag with their brilliance to up your game and allow you to shoot in any scenario, whenever you want. Wether its a close focusing issue or you want to bring out a bit more saturation and texture in a landscape- a filter is the best solution.

Allow me to help you develop your understanding of how you could better incorporate filters into your portfolio to make you a better artist. Once we unravel the secrets to using filters, you now have the possibilities to go above and beyond in your photos. After this class you will begin to see that filters aren't just a random accessory but a necessary tool in your artistry.

Be creative, daring and take great photos!

For more of my work, you can check out my instagram or website.


For this photo, I used a soft focus filter to give it a misty haze.

14 of 15 students recommendSee All

Great class covering filters... I've asked for some for Christmas - watching this has made me confident​ I've made the right choice. Thank you!
Nicely done. Clear, concise and easy to understand. One suggestion: maybe shoe examples of shots with all the specialty filters.
Kippur Kippur

Creating Mindful Movies

The teacher is knowledgeable and explains things in a clear, digestible way.





Indeana Underhill

Lifestyle & Travel Photographer

A love of film is a given when beginning to look at a career in the industry. It was a given when I was named after Indiana Jones as well but that's a whole other story. The desire to work in the industry hit me watching Malick's Tree of Life.

I entered the camera department because I couldn't do it. When I entered it, I didn't know where to begin. I had no knowledge of how to work a camera or the principles behind it. However, I knew I wanted to learn how to create the images we see ...

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