How to use a Polarising Filter

How to use a Polarising Filter

Reflections are often unwanted, and glare will wash out an image. Polarising filters counter the reflective measures and will deepen blues and add contrast to skies, reduce or remove reflections from water and windows and increase contrast and saturation. Let us go through the steps to get the best out of shooting with a Polarising Filter.

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Five intriguing facts about Versailles

Five intriguing facts about Versailles

The Palace of Versailles is simply the most opulent building ever built anywhere in the world. It is the palace that other palaces were based on. With a complex and rich history, it is hard to scratch the surface, but I have a few hand-crafted stories to tell that may be a little off-beat from what you might already know about the Château de Versailles.

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Monet’s Garden in Giverny

Monet’s Garden in Giverny

Visiting the gardens is not only a springtime event. The gardens are open from March until November and continuously change throughout the year. Monet dedicated himself to documenting the French countryside and would continually paint the same scenes at various points of the year, focusing on the shifting light and the passing of the seasons.

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Let Them Eat Cake!

Let Them Eat Cake!

From the very moment you arrive at the statue of King Louis XIV at the entrance of Versailles you understand the following will be nothing short of an extravagant experience. Everything is layered in luxury, and the former royalty of France were no strangers to opulence… and cake.

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