9 Light-Pollution Filters Tested: Do They Really Work? Part 2

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Here we have Town Photos (Tests 6-8) of the light-pollution filters. To return to the first part of this article, please click here.

TEST 6A: Backyard wide-angle photo with the house, pool, lights from the neighbor and nearby hospital.

Fujifilm X-T2; Samyang 12mm f/2.0 NCS CS lens; 30 seconds, f/2.8; ISO 3200

TEST 6B: Same as Test 6A, with WB at fluorescent.

Fujifilm X-T2; Samyang 12mm f/2.0 NCS CS lens; 30 seconds, f/2.8; ISO 3200

TEST 6C: Same as Test 6A, with universal adjustments.

Fujifilm X-T2; Samyang 12mm f/2.0 NCS CS lens; 30 seconds, f/2.8; ISO 3200

TEST 7A: Backyard wide-angle night sky pointed toward the lights of the downtown area.

Fujifilm X-T2; Samyang 12mm f/2.0 NCS CS lens; 15 seconds, f/2.8; ISO 3200. Mounted on an iOptron SkyGuider Pro EQ camera mount.

TEST 7B: 7A with WB set to fluorescent.

Fujifilm X-T2; Samyang 12mm f/2.0 NCS CS lens; 15 seconds, f/2.8; ISO 3200. Mounted on an iOptron SkyGuider Pro EQ camera mount.

TEST 7C: Universal adjustments made to 7A images.

Fujifilm X-T2; Samyang 12mm f/2.0 NCS CS lens; 15 seconds, f/2.8; ISO 3200. Mounted on an iOptron SkyGuider Pro EQ camera mount.

TEST 8A: Narrower swath of the same sky captured in Test 7.

Fujifilm X-T2; Fujifilm XF 23mm f/1.4 R lens; 4 seconds, f/2.8; ISO 200. Mounted on an iOptron SkyGuider Pro EQ camera mount.

TEST 8B: WB to fluorescent on Test 8A.

Fujifilm X-T2; Fujifilm XF 23mm f/1.4 R lens; 4 seconds, f/2.8; ISO 200. Mounted on an iOptron SkyGuider Pro EQ camera mount.

TEST 8C: Test 8A images universally adjusted using Lightroom.

Fujifilm X-T2; Fujifilm XF 23mm f/1.4 R lens; 4 seconds, f/2.8; ISO 200. Mounted on an iOptron SkyGuider Pro EQ camera mount.

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