Red filter for B&W?

Discussion in 'Beyond the Basics' started by Remi M., Jul 28, 2007.

  1. Remi M.

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    Is there any qualitative difference between:

    1 Shooting with a red filter (with a DSLR) and converting to black and white via red channel and monochrome
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    2 Changing the red channel level on a regular color shot and changing to monochrome?

    I know red filter are used for film, but is there any reason to use them on digital, besides getting immediate feedback?

    Thanks for any info.
     

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