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Tiffen 55mm Low Contrast 5 Filter

BH #TILC555 • MFR #55LC5
Tiffen 55mm Low Contrast 5 Filter
Key Features
  • Useful for Reducing Contrast
  • Helps Balance Highlights and Shadows
  • Increases Illumination in Shadows
  • Increases Detail in Shadows
The Tiffen 55mm Low Contrast 5 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 55LC5 Overview

The Tiffen 55mm Low Contrast 5 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 5. Grades of 1/8, 1/4, 1/2, 1, 2, 3, and 4 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
  • 55mm front filter threads allow for use with other filters
  • Plastic case included for storage and transport

Tiffen 55LC5 Specs

Filter Type
Contrast Control (Grade 5)
Size
55 mm Rear Filter Thread 

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