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KG3 1.6mm stacked with diverse filters

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#1 UlfW

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Posted 09 June 2019 - 15:30

I got a KG3, 1.6mm some time a go.
Today for the first time I had time to see how it changed the colours in combination with some of my filters.

The images are posted below, first to the left with the filter alone, then to the right stacked with the KG3.
White balance is done on the same known white detail in each image.

Camera: Canon EOS 60D full spectrum modified. Lens. Novoflexar 35mm 1/3.5 @ F/8


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UG2A 2mm, 1/40s . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . UG2A 2mm + KG3 1.6mm, 1/13s

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UG2A 1mm, 1/60s . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . UG2A 1mm + KG3 1.6mm, 1/15s

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UG1 1mm, 1/25s . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . UG1 1 mm + KG3 1.6mm, 1/8s

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U-360 2mm, 1/6s . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . U-360 2mm + KG3 1.6mm, 1/3s

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BG25 2mm, 1/50s . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . BG25 2mm + KG3 1.6mm, 1/30s

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BG3 2mm, 1/200s . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . BG3 2mm + KG3 1.6mm, 1/60s

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UG5 1mm, 1/200s . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . UG5 1mm + KG3 1.6mm, 1/80s

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UG5 1.5mm, 1/160s . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . UG5 1.5mm + KG3 1.6mm, 1/50s

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U-330 2mm, 1/100s . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . U-330 2mm + KG3 1.6mm, 1/30s

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B-410 2mm, 1/400s. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . B-410 2mm + KG3 1.6mm, 1/200s

Edited by UlfW, 24 July 2019 - 11:15.

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#2 Andy Perrin

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Posted 09 June 2019 - 17:08

My favorite is the last one, although I also like the BG3 2mm + KG3 1.6mm

#3 dabateman

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Posted 09 June 2019 - 19:45

Too bad the sky didn't go blue with the Kg3 and bg25. The tree colors with amd without the kg3 are what I like.

#4 Cadmium

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Posted 10 June 2019 - 00:32

From my experience, B-410 will look better when stacked with KG3, however it still looks orange in my tests, with my camera.
Camera difference may be a factor that I have no way comparing here.
Your BG3 stack looks about like what I tried also.
Here is my B-410 + KG3 test, and also my BG25 + KG3 test.
Attached Image: B410_KG_3mm_1280.jpg

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#5 Mark

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Posted 10 June 2019 - 00:43

I like the aesthetic of the BG25 + KG3. It reminds of my very early attempts to shoot UV (and the start of my frustrations with IR contamination!).