The Schneider Optics 68-084027 1/8 Classic Soft Filter (127mm) is designed for classic old-hollywood close-ups, with new-hollywood image quality. It is a subtle and effective softening filter that can be used freely without fear of compromising the high quality of modern lenses.
This Soft filter is made possible by state-of-the-art optical technology, and a proprietary Schneider manufacturing technique that produces a Micro-Lenslet array. This filter blends small wrinkles and blemishes while maintaining overall sharp focus that conceals the fact that a softening filter was used.
In the normal range of exposure, this filter imparts only a closely confined, very subtle glow to highlights. If large amounts of overexposure exist in a scene, like a "blown" window, this filter adds a stylish glow that keep the scene's contrast under control, while adding a romantic look. The 1/8 strength of this filter helps achieve a subtle diffusion.