Mastering Filters for Photography is the definitive guide to using filters for film and digital photography. The book helps readers select the correct filter system for the job at hand, be it digital or optical, by providing comprehensive, up-to-date information, step-by-step instructions, and useful and inspiring comparative images. Optical filters are explored in depth, including understanding and managing light, contrast, and colour; using filters for black and white and special effects photography; and how to employ their practical applications in landscape and nature, portrait and wedding, fine art, architecture, and commercial and studio photography to achieve professional results. The book also examines digital filter technology, including digital image preparation, colour conversion and correction, light correction, and recreating monochrome and traditional photographic effects. Mastering Filters for Photography employs a language suitable for professionals and aspiring professionals throughout, and is an indispensable guide to optical and digital filter systems.