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The Tiffen 52mm Ultra Contrast 3 Filter can be applied to purposely reduce contrast while photographing an image or while recording video. By distributing ambient illumination to darker areas within a scene, this filter is useful in helping to uniformly balance the tonal range among highlights and shadows. Detail is increased within shadow regions while flare and halation around highlights is purposely limited.
This filter has a grade of 3. Grades of 1/8, 1/4, 1/2, 1, 2, 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
Distributes ambient illumination to shadows within a scene
Helps to uniformly balance the tonal range among highlights and shadows
Increases shadow detail while limiting flare and halation around highlights
52mm front filter threads allow for use with other filters
Plastic case included for storage and transport
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Tiffen 52mm Ultra Contrast 3 Filter
Limited 10-Year Warranty
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Reduces contrast within an image or scene; increases shadow detail; limits flare and halation around highlights