Tiffen 5 x 6" Black Pearlescent Diffusion Filter (1/16 Step)

BH #TI56BP116 • MFR #W56BKPEARL116
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Tiffen 5 x 6" Black Pearlescent Diffusion Filter (1/16 Step)
Key Features
  • Softens Contrast
  • Reduces Sharpness
  • Softens Highlights
  • Reduced Pearlescent Effect on Highlights
The 5 x 6" Black Pearlescent Filter from Tiffen is a 1/16-step diffusion filter that can be applied to soften contrast and reduce image sharpness, resulting in a more flattering subject rendering by reducing the appearance of blemishes and softening highlights. This is particularly suitable for digital cinematography, as high-resolution cameras may be unforgiving. Additionally, it creates a slightly reduced pearlescent halo around highlights, which can further enhance a subject's appearance or produce a desired effect; note that this effect is less pronounced than the halo effect of a white pearlescent filter.
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  • This item is noncancelable and nonreturnable.

Tiffen 5 x 6" Black Pearlescent Diffusion Filter (1/16 Step)

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Tiffen W56BKPEARL116 Overview

The 5 x 6" Black Pearlescent Filter from Tiffen is a 1/16-step diffusion filter that can be applied to soften contrast and reduce image sharpness, resulting in a more flattering subject rendering by reducing the appearance of blemishes and softening highlights. This is particularly suitable for digital cinematography, as high-resolution cameras may be unforgiving. Additionally, it creates a slightly reduced pearlescent halo around highlights, which can further enhance a subject's appearance or produce a desired effect; note that this effect is less pronounced than the halo effect of a white pearlescent filter.

Black pearlescent filters are available in diffusion grades of 1/16, 1/8, 1/4, 1/2, 1, 2, 3, and 4 steps, where each filter's effect becomes approximately twice as pronounced with each grade increase.

This filter is made using ColorCore technology, a process that involves laminating the filter substrate between two pieces of optical glass and grinding flat to a tolerance of 1/10,000th of an inch.

  • Softens contrast and reduces sharpness
  • Reduces the appearance of blemishes and softens highlights
  • Creates slightly reduced pearlescent halo around highlights, as compared to a white pearlescent diffusion filter
  • Padded pouch included for storage and transport
UPC: 884613028299

Tiffen W56BKPEARL116 Specs

Rectangular Size5 x 6" / 127 x 152.4 mm
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