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Schneider True-Polarizing Filter (4 x 5.65")

B&H # SCP45P Mfr # 68-013056
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Product Highlights
  • Water White Glass

The Schneider 4 x 5.65" True-Polarizing Glass Filter is by far the most effective polarizer for motion picture and television cameras. Having an extinction ratio of ER 374, the Schneider True-Pol is 12-times more effective than other polarizing filters, and is unmatched.

Reduce glare and unwanted reflections
Saturate colors
Deepen blue skies
Improve contrast
Penetrate haze
True-Pol Polarizing filters enable you to achieve a level of optical performance previously unavailable to cinematographers
High-Quality Construction
Schneider solid color filters feature crystal clear, water-white optical glass, protected against edge-chipping and delamination by Schneider's unique Edge Seal, which also significantly reduces edge reflections and flare

Schneider Quality Control

Schneider filters are ground and polished to a precise flatness and plane parallelism
Because all Schneider filters are designed and manufactured with the highest possible degree of consistency, you can swap like filters mid-shoot with no discernible variation in color or effect
Type True-Polarizer
Size 4 x 5.65" (100 x 140mm, 4mm thick)
Grade Not Applicable
Filter Factor Between 2.3 and 2.8 (approx. +1.3 stops)
Multi-Coated Yes
Rotating Not Applicable
Effect Removes reflections and increases color saturation without affecting the overall color balance
Application Nature, travel, outdoor photography
Color Temperature Not Applicable
Construction Water White Schott Glass
Front Filter Thread Size Not Applicable
Front Lens Cap Size Not Applicable
Schneider True-Polarizing Filter (4 x 5.65")
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    SchneiderTrue-Polarizing Filter (4 x 5.65")
     
    4.6

    (based on 5 reviews)

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          5.0

          Very effective

          By MartinB

          from Hillsborough NC

          About Me Pro Photographer

          Verified Buyer

          Pros

          • Great Picture Quality

          Cons

            Best Uses

            • Landscape/Scenery

            Comments about Schneider True-Polarizing Filter (4 x 5.65"):

            optically very nice and WOW does it cut reflections and haze.

            Your skies will pop of the screen.

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            5.0

            Works beautifully

            By dpfilm

            from Zanesville, OH

            About Me Pro Photographer

            Verified Buyer

            Pros

            • Easy to Use

            Cons

              Best Uses

              • Landscape/Scenery
              • Video

              Comments about Schneider True-Polarizing Filter (4 x 5.65"):

              I have always used circular polarizers, due to my previous applications, but after reading the reviews, I realized this was the polarizer I needed for my current shooting situation. Works perfectly, and provides great saturation and contrast. Highly recommend.

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              3.0

              Reviewed briefly - not that impressed.

              By Triple Three

              from Boston

              About Me Semi-pro Photographer

              Verified Buyer

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                    Comments about Schneider True-Polarizing Filter (4 x 5.65"):

                    I used this filter briefly with a Sony EX1 as a test and honestly don't see the dramatic improvements the manufacturer listed in its feature overview, like; "12-times more effective than other polarizing filters". I mean, '12-times' more effective seems like it should be a significant amount. To what "other" filters are they comparing it? I did not notice a significant improvement in any of these features compared to another filter I've used.

                    On a more positive note; it does reduce glare and reflections a noticeable amount and has the added benefit of acting like an ND filter. In very bright conditions, even with the EX1's 1/64th ND filter in place, it is possible to open the aperture another stop or two by adding this filter. The attached photos are screenshots of the video shot with and without the filter. (In Beijing at the time of capture.)

                    Your mileage may vary... Hope that helps.

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                    5.0

                    Great Glass

                    By Svex

                    from Norway

                    About Me Film Professional

                    Verified Buyer

                    Pros

                    • Improves Performance
                    • Quality Construction

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                      Best Uses

                        Comments about Schneider True-Polarizing Filter (4 x 5.65"):

                        By far the best pola filter i've ever used!

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                        5.0

                        Perfect for shooting.

                        By O2 Pictures

                        from India

                        About Me Business Owner

                        Verified Buyer

                        Pros

                        • Compact Design
                        • Easy To Use
                        • Highly Compatible
                        • Improves Performance
                        • Professional Quality

                        Cons

                          Best Uses

                          • Complex Projects
                          • Independent Films

                          Comments about Schneider True-Polarizing Filter (4 x 5.65"):

                          This filter is perfect for my mattebox which takes the specified size. The filter quality is good and we use this filter for all the shoots, from features to Indie projects. Highly recommended.

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