Tiffen 138mm Mounted Low Contrast 1/8 Filter

BH #TILCE138 • MFR #138LC18
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Tiffen 138mm Mounted Low Contrast 1/8 Filter
Key Features
  • Mounted Contrast Control Filter
  • For Third-Party or Custom Holders
  • Useful for Reducing Contrast
  • Helps Balance Highlights and Shadows
The Tiffen 138mm Mounted Low Contrast 1/8 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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Tiffen 138LC18 Overview

The Tiffen 138mm Mounted Low Contrast 1/8 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 1/8. Grades of 1/4, 1/2, 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. No front or rear threads are included on this filter's ring, or mount, which is 138mm in diameter and designed for use in third-party or custom filter holders.

  • Reduces contrast for photography or while recording video
  • Mounted without front or rear threads for use in third-party or custom filter holders for film and television cameras
  • 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
  • Padded pouch included for storage and transport

Tiffen 138LC18 Specs

Filter TypeContrast Control (Grade 1/8)
Circular Size138 mm Filter Thread
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