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Tiffen 138mm 4pt/3mm Grid Star Effect Filter

BH #TIS4P3138 • MFR #138STR43
Tiffen 138mm 4pt/3mm Grid Star Effect Filter
Key Features
  • Creates a Streaking Pattern
  • Use With Point Light Source
  • Black Aluminum Filter Ring
  • ColorCore Glass
The 138mm 4pt/3mm Star Filter from Tiffen creates multiple points of light, or "stars," streaking outward from a central light source.  This filter comes in a rotating mount for critical placement of the star effect.

 Wedding photographers will especially appreciate the value of this filter. When it comes to special effects shots, why not offer your client a table shot of the menu or invitation next to a glowing, star-filled candle? Shooting at night? Make that street lamp take on a different, more dramatic appearance by using the star filter. Any point light source will achieve the effect.

Tiffen's ColorCore glass is produced through a process that entails permanently laminating the filter material in between two pieces of optical glass that are ground flat to tolerances of a ten-thousandth of an inch, then mounting them in precision aluminum rings.

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  • This item is noncancelable and nonreturnable.
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Is this on a rotating mount?

Is this on a rotating mount?
Asked by: Holly
Yes, this filter comes on a rotating mount
Answered by: Tiffen Technical Support
Date published: 2019-04-03


Will this work with a Canon rebel t5
Asked by: Anonymous
There is no reason that it shouldn't if the lens ring is 67mm. As long as it fits, it will work . A couple of things to note with the Tiffen Star Effects Filters is that they need a really bright light to kick off the effect. In contrast, they will not create the effect on bright reflections on the surface of water such as a lake or ocean. It needs a much brighter light source. Second, the filter softens the overall image, which is to be expected if you look at the surface of the filter and see the cuts in the surface of it. This isn't a deal killer as long as you know it going in. I view them as a valuable addition to my creative arsenal. In the right situation they can be magic
Answered by: Richard L.
Date published: 2018-08-27
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