Would stacking thinner ND filters perform as well as one greater ND filter?

by J Kelly   Last Updated August 18, 2017 19:18 PM

If I stacked a Vivitar ND8 and ND2 filter, would they function as well as an ND16? Would this work for solar photography, or would a piece of welding glass be better?

Edit: I also have an ND4 if that would be useful.

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