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Tiffen 4 x 4" 6 Point/2mm Grid Star Effect Glass Filter

BH #TIS6P244 • MFR #44STR62
Tiffen 4 x 4" 6 Point/2mm Grid Star Effect Glass Filter
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Tiffen 44STR62 Overview

Tiffen 4 x 4" 6 Point/2mm Grid Star Effect Glass Filter create multiple points of light, or "stars," streaking outward from a central light source. This can make lighting within the scene take on a more glittering, glamorous appearance. This effect is produced by a series of thin lines etched into the flat optical surface of a clear filter.

The size and brightness of the star lines produced are first a function of the size, shape, and brightness of the light source.

You have additional control through the choice of a particular spacing between the lines on the filter; These spacings are measured in millimeters and range from 1mm to 4mm
A 1mm spacing has twice as many lines as a 2mm spacing; It will produce a brighter star for any given source
Lines in one direction produce a two-pointed star, just a streak through the center of the light
Tiffen offers 4, 6, and 8 point symmetrical star effects as well as additional asymmetrical star patterns through their exclusive Hollywood FX Series (North, Hyper, Vector and Hollywood star effects)
With an 8 point filter, the many star lines may tend to overpower the rest of the image, so use it carefully
Generally, mid-range apertures or larger are sufficient to achieve a good star effect; Always test before critical situations
UPC: 049383019315

Tiffen 44STR62 Specs

Filter Type
6-Point Star
4 x 4" / 101.6 x 101.6 mm 
Packaging Info
Package Weight
0.4 lb
Box Dimensions (LxWxH)
6 x 6 x 1"

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