Tiffen 86mm Low Contrast 1/2 Filter

BH #TILCH86 • MFR #86LC12
Tiffen
Tiffen 86mm Low Contrast 1/2 Filter
Key Features
  • Useful for Reducing Contrast
  • Helps Balance Highlights and Shadows
  • Increases Illumination in Shadows
  • Increases Detail in Shadows
The Tiffen 86mm 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.
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  • This item is noncancelable and nonreturnable.

Tiffen 86mm Low Contrast 1/2 Filter

Tiffen 86LC12 Overview

The Tiffen 86mm 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
  • 86mm front filter threads allow for use with other filters
  • Padded pouch included for storage and transport

Tiffen 86LC12 Specs

TypeContrast control
Size86 mm
Grade1/2
EffectReduces contrast within an image or scene; increases shadow detail; creates halation around highlights
ConstructionColorCore technology
Front Filter Thread Size 86 mm
Front Lens Cap Size86 mm
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