Jump to content

Anti glare windows/lenses for photo flights?


Phil77
 Share

Recommended Posts

one of our customers likes to hire us for a long photo mission (approx 200-400 locations).

So far so good, but we have a "door issue" - we're getting close to the colder season here at the east cost (had a photo flight into Philly today... just the left door off but - *brrr* :mellow: )

 

Thicker clothes are not an option because on top of it the photographer has a fear of heights. :o

 

to make a long story short here my two questions:

1. I heard of anti glare lenses for the camera - how good are they? any recommendations?

2. any foils or replacement for the normal schweizer door?

 

any inputs are greatly appreciated!

Link to comment
Share on other sites

Try a polarizing filter on the lens. Oh, get the kind that rotates and that'll work fer ya. They work great at eliminating reflections.

 

Also, put a skylight filter on there too. That'll help with those annoying reflections in the lens.

 

Later.

Link to comment
Share on other sites

A circular polarizer will help with glare, as will the skylight filter, but the door can still appear in the image. Also, the curved plastic will refract light, which can make the photo look a little funny.

 

If your flying a R22, there is a door (aftermarket or robbie, I don't know) that has a photographers window in it. I don't know if there is one for a schweizer.

Link to comment
Share on other sites

Thanx guys!

Meanwhile I found a good thread on another forum where Ned expained the ups and downs (more the downs :P ) of shooting through the plastic...

 

Yes HelliBoy I also found the company who's manufacturing these windows - I call 'em today.

 

again, thanks a lot!

 

Philip

Link to comment
Share on other sites

Join the conversation

You can post now and register later. If you have an account, sign in now to post with your account.
Note: Your post will require moderator approval before it will be visible.

Guest
Reply to this topic...

×   Pasted as rich text.   Paste as plain text instead

  Only 75 emoji are allowed.

×   Your link has been automatically embedded.   Display as a link instead

×   Your previous content has been restored.   Clear editor

×   You cannot paste images directly. Upload or insert images from URL.

Loading...
 Share

×
×
  • Create New...