Rated 3 out of
Watch out for hazy film on the filter!"After I bought my B&W polarizer, I noticed that all my shots were ""soft""--as if I was using a diffuser. It noticeably killed contrast right in the viewing of my E-M5. I couldn't understand why. I thought I got a bad filter until I contacted a pro wildlife photographer, who suggested that maybe the plastic case might be ""gassing out"" and leaving a film on the filter. I looked any my filter under a bright lamp and sure enough--there was a layer of film on the surface! So if you buy this filter, be sure to inspect and clean the filter before using it, otherwise you'll be very disappointed with the results."
Date published: 2015-02-10
Rated 5 out of
An Engaging and Informative Introduction!"I signed up for this course to learn more about my new camera, and as someone new to the world of DSLR cameras I was not sure what to expect. What I came away with was a great working knowledge of my camera and how to get the most of it, and an eagerness to get out and put into practice what I'd learned. I was thrilled to discover the course was led by a knowledgeable instructor who was both experienced and engaging and added colour to the course content with his own anecdotes. Combined with the well prepared course material and a small class, it was a winning combination. The class advertised an introduction to the 7D and 70 D, and was also open to those with a 60D - and all three models were represented in our class. Though the content addressed the 7D and 70D, the instructor was familiar with all 3 models and was able to teach on each one equally and speak to the differences and similarities between the models. The course moved along at a swift pace, with lots of opportunities to ask questions, and just enough hands-on activities to allow us an opportunity to try first hand what was being taught. What most impressed me was that while the equipment and experience levels of each participant varied from absolute beginner with basic equipment to seasoned photographer with all the accessories, everyone seemed to come away with a greater understanding of how to get the most of their camera and picked up a few tips and tricks too! All in all I was very satisfied and will definitely be pursuing more courses through the school of imaging in the near future."