Schneider 82mm Clear True-Streak, 6-Point Star Filter

Schneider 82mm Clear True-Streak, 6-Point Star Filter

Schneider 82mm Clear True-Streak, 6-Point Star Filter

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Schneider 82mm Clear True-Streak, 6-Point Star Filter

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Product Highlights

  • Starburst Effect from Point Light Source
  • Six Primary Diffraction Spikes
  • Spikes Extend from Light Source
  • Multiple, Elongated Streaks per Spike
  • Clear, Colorless Streaks and Spikes
  • Water White Glass Construction
  • Anodized, Aluminum Filter Ring
  • 82mm Front Filter Threads
  • Plastic Case
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  • 1Description

The Schneider 82mm Clear True-Streak, 6-Point Star Filter is designed to be used perpendicular to a point light source such as the sun, a light bulb, or a candle. Within the filter's surface is a combination of fine line types that help to create a starburst effect with six primary diffraction spikes that extend from the light source. Each diffraction spike consists of multiple, elongated streaks that are symmetric and extend from each point light source. Those streaks are similar to the lines created in an image that has been recorded with an anamorphic lens and then displayed using a complementary reverse projection lens. Together, they are frequently utilized to draw attention to a specific part of the frame, or to create a visually dramatic effect. Within each diffraction spike when using the Schneider 82mm Clear True-Streak, 6-Point Star Filter, the streaks are rendered with no color, instead of the blue highlights generated when using traditional anamorphic optics that are not designed to suppress streaking.

This filter is most effective for pictures where the light source used to generate the starburst effect is a highlight with a significant degree of contrast from the rest of the image. It is constructed from water white glass for clarity as well as color fidelity, and features an anodized, aluminum-alloy ring for durability while remaining lightweight. The filter ring can be rotated to adjust the direction of the diffraction spikes and overall orientation of the starburst effect.

Creates a starburst effect from point light sources within an image
Starburst effect features six primary diffraction spikes which extend from the light source
Diffraction spikes consist of multiple, elongated streaks that are symmetric and extend from each point light source
Streaks within diffraction spikes are similar to the lines created in an image that has been recorded with an anamorphic lens and then displayed using a complementary reverse projection lens
Creates clear, colorless streaks and diffraction spikes
Anodized, aluminum-alloy filter ring for durability while remaining lightweight
Filter ring can be rotated for direction control of the diffraction spikes and overall orientation of the starburst effect
82mm front filter threads allow for use with other filters
Plastic filter case for storage and transport
UPC: 605228111387
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Schneider 82mm Clear True-Streak, 6-Point Star Filter
  • Filter Case
  • Limited 1-Year Warranty
  • Table of Contents
    • 1Description
    Type Diffraction/Star Effect
    Size 82 mm
    Rotating Yes
    Effect Creates starburst effect from point light sources with diffraction spikes that consist of clear streaks which are similar to the lines created in a scene or image that has been recorded with an anamorphic lens and then displayed using a complementary reverse projection lens
    Construction Water white glass
    Front Filter Thread Size 82 mm
    Front Lens Cap Size 82 mm
    Packaging Info
    Package Weight 0.25 lb
    Box Dimensions (LxWxH) 4.75 x 4.5 x 0.75"
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