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Neutral Density Filters

Neutral Density (ND) Filters are used when you want to use a very large aperture to get heavy background blur, or to use a slow shutter speed to get motion blur in very bright light. Here’s a quick guide so you can find the right filter.

*There are also Graduated ND Filters that affect only one half of the filter to balance out the exposure in scenes like landscapes where the sky is much brighter than the ground (sunsets).