neutral density

Schneider-Kreuznach announces a new line of graduated neutral density filters

Schneider-Kreuznach announces a new line of graduated neutral density filters

The Schneider-Kreuznach name is always associated with photographic lenses, cinema projection lenses, as well as industrial optics and precision mechanics. Now their portfolio includes new ND filters. Professionals as…

Tiffen announces NATural Graduated ND filters for photography and video

Tiffen announces NATural Graduated ND filters for photography and video

Cinematographers, videographers and still photographers, all use filters, and the new NATural Graduated ND filters from Tiffen Filters are a welcome addition to the list of options available to control…

Tiffen Filters launches new filter kits for the DJI Osmo Pocket handheld camera

Tiffen Filters launches new filter kits for the DJI Osmo Pocket handheld camera

The new kits from Tiffen Filters for the stabilized handheld camera DJI Osmo Pocket. There are two sets to choose from, depending on your specific needs and creative inspiration. Neutral…

Tiffen takes Lowel LED portable lighting solutions to CES 2019

Tiffen takes Lowel LED portable lighting solutions to CES 2019

Lighting for videographers and photographers is a key element from Tiffen’s presence at CES 2019. Space, also, for filters for drones and other uses, and the Steadicam range of…

Aurora PowerXND Mark II: new ND filters cover from 1 to 11 stops

Aurora PowerXND Mark II: new ND filters cover from 1 to 11 stops

The new Aurora ND filter is in fact two, the Aurora PowerXND-II 128 covering 1 to 7 stops and PowerXND-II 2000 covering 5 up to 11 stops. All…

NiSi ND-Vario, a variable ND filter without the X

NiSi ND-Vario, a variable ND filter without the X

As any other ND-Vario filter available, the NiSi filter offers a variation in neutral density by rotating two polarizers, one over the other, in this case reaching a maximum…

ARRI introduces Full Spectrum ND external filters

ARRI introduces Full Spectrum ND external filters

Good quality Neutral Density filters are some of the most sought after products these days, and  ARRI wants to have a slice of the cake. The company is creating their…

Stacking Manfrotto ND filters  for the eclipse

Stacking Manfrotto ND filters for the eclipse

The partial eclipse of the Sun, as seen from Europe, was not spectacular, but allowed me to test how stacking Manfrotto’s ND filters works to get the job done…

Your guide to capture the Great American Eclipse

Your guide to capture the Great American Eclipse

Photographing an eclipse is an exciting idea, but don’t stop there. Modern cameras offer accessible ways to create video or time-lapses, so why stop at single photographs? This…

LEE Filters launches ProGlass IRND filters for photographers

LEE Filters launches ProGlass IRND filters for photographers

Two years in the making, the ProGlass IRND range sets a whole new standard in high quality glass neutral density filters, says LEE Filters. The ProGlass IRND range was initially…

Aurora Aperture: new rear mount filters for extreme wide-angle lenses

Aurora Aperture: new rear mount filters for extreme wide-angle lenses

The new Kickstarter campaign for the PowerND family of high quality fixed neutral density (ND) filters from Aurora Aperture is almost finished, but the company continues to surprise backers. There…

Breakthrough Photography: new ND filters for video and photo

Breakthrough Photography: new ND filters for video and photo

Cinematographers and photographers have discovered, since 2015, the quality of the ND and CPL filters from Breakthrough Photography. Now it is time to discover new solutions, like the X4 ND…

Art of The Shot – Greig Fraser ASC, ACS

Art of The Shot – Greig Fraser ASC, ACS

“Rogue One: A Star Wars Story” Cinematographer Greig Fraser ASC, ACS kicked off his career with an Instant Noodles commercial. Back then, he was so worried about where…

Cinefade: a storytelling device for filmmakers

Cinefade: a storytelling device for filmmakers

Cinefade is the brainchild of Oliver Janesh Christiansen, a London-based filmmaker passionate about the creative potential of variable depth of field. This storytelling device for filmmakers enables a whole…

X3 CPL: the world’s sharpest and most neutral circular polarizer

X3 CPL: the world’s sharpest and most neutral circular polarizer

The moment you use the X3 CPL, you know you’ve never used anything like it. Featuring “our all-new American made CPL film and an all-new weather-sealed…