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Tiffen 95mm Coarse Thread 85 Ultra Pol Linear Polarizer Filter (Non-Rotating)

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Tiffen 95mm Coarse Thread 85 Ultra Pol Linear Polarizer Filter (Non-Rotating)
Key Features
  • Color Conversion 85 and Polarizer
  • Warming Color Conversion Filter
  • 5500 to 3400K Color Temp Decrease
  • Helps to Eliminate Reflections and Glare
The non-rotating Tiffen 95mm Coarse Thread 85 Ultra Pol Linear Polarizer Filter combines both an 85 color conversion filter with a linear polarizing filter to blend the effects of both filter types into a single, convenient solution.
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Tiffen Ultra Pol Overview

The non-rotating Tiffen 95mm Coarse Thread 85 Ultra Pol Linear Polarizer Filter combines both an 85 color conversion filter with a linear polarizing filter to blend the effects of both filter types into a single, convenient solution.

The 85 color conversion aspect of the filter provides a warming effect and decreases the color temperature from 5500K to 3400K, allowing the use of tungsten balanced film in daylight conditions.

The Ultra Pol linear polarizing aspect of the filter helps to greatly reduce reflections and glare by filtering out light that has become polarized due to reflection from a non-metallic surface. This results in a noticeable increase in the saturation of skies and foliage, as well as clearer imagery when photographing in hazy conditions. A linear polarizer differs from a circular polarizer in that it does not supports use of a camera's autofocus or auto exposure functions; it is best suited for use with manual cameras, such as view cameras, that are not dependent on internal mechanisms to determine focus or metering settings.

There is a total filter factor of about 6x, requiring an increase of 2.6 stops for normal exposure. Tiffen filters are made using ColorCore technology, a process that involves laminating the filter substrate between 2 pieces of optical glass, grinding flat to a tolerance of 1/10,000th of an inch, and then mounting to precision metal rings. The non-rotating design of this filter is best-suited for use with lens hoods, adapters, or other rings for rotational control over the polarizing substrate.

Ultra Pol linear polarizer and 85 amber color conversion filter combination.
Total filter factor of approximately 6x requires 2.6 stops of additional exposure for normal results.
Warming 85 color conversion filter decreases color temperature from 5500K to 3400K for using tungsten-balanced film in daylight conditions.
Polarizer helps to greatly reduce reflections and glare by filtering out light that has become polarized due to reflection from a non-metallic surface.
Clears up haze in distant landscapes and provides more saturated, vivid colors.
Strongest polarizing effect when used at a 90° angle from the sun.
Compared to a standard polarizer, the Ultra Pol design strives to increase the polarizing effect for enhanced reduction of reflections and greater color saturation.
Non-rotating design is best-suited to use with lens hoods or adapter rings in order to best control the polarizing effect of the filter.

Tiffen Ultra Pol Specs

Filter Type
Linear Polarizer with 85 Color Conversion
Filter Factor
6x (2.6-Stop)
Size
95 mm Rear Filter Thread 
Rotating
No
Front Accessory Thread / Bayonet
95 mm
Filter Material
Glass
Ring Material
Aluminum

Tiffen Ultra Pol Reviews

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What is the difference between Ultra Pol Circular ...

What is the difference between Ultra Pol Circular vs Ultra pol LINEAR? Which one will work best in my matte Shape-2 4x4 case and with my Sony A7SII?
Asked by: Jose Maria
If you are also using a variable ND on your camera and want to use a polariser as well, you definitely need a circular one as a linear polariser will cause a colour shift as you rotate it.
Answered by: Michael
Date published: 2020-11-22

What is the difference between Ultra Pol Circular ...

What is the difference between Ultra Pol Circular vs Ultra pol LINEAR? Which one will work best in my matte Shape-2 4x4 case and with my Sony A7SII?
Asked by: Jose Maria
Circular Polarizers are designed for use with auto or manual focus lenses, while linear polarizers are best used with manual focus lenses.
Answered by: Tiffen Technical Support
Date published: 2020-01-03

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What is the differences between this model and http://www.bhphotovideo.com/c/product/398871-REG/Schneider_68013038_138_mm_True_Linear_Polarizing.htmlIt seems like its just different descriptions but the same product. The only noticeable difference is a 10 year warranty on the more expensive model. What exactly does this cover? Does it cover it breaking?
Asked by: Anonymous
Basically, there are two types of Polarizing filters; Linear and Circular. Linear are used for manual focusing as they can confuse AF sensors. Circular filters are designed for AF lenses and cameras but can be used on manual focus cameras as well. For more details on the two, please see: http://bhpho.to/MF21zoThe Schneider 138mm True-Linear Polarizing Glass filter is optimized 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. The 138mm Circular Ultra Polarizing Filter from Tiffen is a similar filter yielding a more intense look to your images and is designed for AF cameras. Because of manufacturing differences, circular polarizing filters cost more than comparable linear filters. Both filters come with ten year warranties that cover manufacturing or workmanship defects.
Answered by: Heather S.
Date published: 2018-08-27

how is this designed to work? Does it need a ...

how is this designed to work? Does it need a 138mm circular polarizer in combination with this filter?
Asked by: Joshua
You would need a holder that will take this size filter. The exact holder depends in part on the lens you are using.
Answered by: Jessica G
Date published: 2023-11-16

Will this work with the Wooden Camera Zip Box Pro ...

Will this work with the Wooden Camera Zip Box Pro 4.5in Round Filter Stage?
Asked by: Stepan
Hi, this filter is compatible. with the Wooden Camera Zip Box Pro 4.5in Round Filter Stage.
Answered by: Boyd
Date published: 2020-04-02

question

What is the size of this filter?
Asked by: Bin L.
Series 9 filters by Tiffen are a unique filter system once popular with older lens and camera design. Requiring a Series 9 adapter ring, this system allows you to use one standard size filter (Series 9) on many lens sizes. Series 9 filters, although screw-on style, require a bit more work to set up. The glass filter drops into the adapter ring and is held securely in place with the included retaining ring (adapter ring sold separately). Series 9 filters have no threads. Although these filters are no longer as popular as they used to be, they allow the use of filters for harder to fit lenses, a common problem with older camera lenses.
Answered by: Tiffen Support Tiffen Expert
Date published: 2018-08-27

question

The description on this CPL makes a point of specifying that its non-coated . Is that supposed to be a good thing? Aren't multi-coated filters better at controlling reflections than non-coated filters? Since this filter is clearly aimed at professionals and considering its price, shouldn't it be coated?
Asked by: Claude
Claude, the advantage is you are not paying for multi-coating which is not necessary.
Answered by: Tiffen Support Tiffen Expert
Date published: 2018-08-27

question

Will I need to buy any kind of rotating adapter to drop this in? I have a matte box (on order) that states: 2 universal 360 degree rotating filter stages + 2 filter trays that support both 4x4 and 4x5.65 filter sizes
Asked by: Rob L.
Which matte box did you purchase? Does it accept 138mm filters?
Answered by: Tiffen Support Tiffen Expert
Date published: 2018-08-27
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