The Tiffen 82mm Low Contrast 1/2 Filter can be applied to purposely reduce contrast while photographing an image or while recording video. By redistributing illumination from brighter to darker areas within a scene, this filter is useful in helping to balance the tonal range among highlights and shadows. Detail is increased within shadow regions while a halation effect around highlights is created which can further enhance a scene's appearance or produce a desired effect.
This filter has a grade of 1/2. Grades of 1/8, 1/4, 1, 2, 3, 4, and 5 are also available where this filter type's effect becomes approximately twice as strong with each grade number increase.
This filter is made using ColorCore technology, a process that involves laminating the filter substrate between 2 pieces of optical glass and grinding flat to a tolerance of 1/10,000th of an inch.
Reduces contrast for photography or while recording video
Redistributes illumination from highlights to shadows within a scene
Helps balance the tonal range among highlights and shadows
Increases shadow detail while creating halation effect around highlights
82mm front filter threads allow for use with other filters
Plastic case included for storage and transport
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Tiffen 82mm Low Contrast 1/2 Filter
Limited 10-Year Warranty
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Reduces contrast within an image or scene; increases shadow detail; creates halation around highlights