The new Sigma Water Repellent (WR) Ceramic Protector is a shock- and scratch-resistant Clear Glass Ceramic filter that is 10 times stronger and a conventional protective filter and three times the strength of a chemically strengthened filter. [Read more…]
Manfrotto recently entered the photography filter market with a series of several lens filters that are split among three product lines – Essential, Advanced and Professional. As you can probably tell from the names of the lines, they are scaled in quality and budget to meet various photographers’ needs. [Read more…]
Both filter lines offer a variety of filter types, such as UV, ND and polarizing filters. Check them out at Adorama at the following links:
Xume Quick Release Adapters are designed to help you quickly swap or add filters to your lenses. The adapters use magnets to secure the lens filters onto the end of lenses.
In order to use the adapters, you simply screw one onto the lens and mount your filters on the filter holder. When you bring the mounted filter to the front of your lens, it will snap into place. Check out the video below for an overview. [Read more…]
Manfrotto has announced a new filter collection that includes a UV Filter, a Circular Polarizer Filter and a Protection Filter. The filters are available as part of Essential, Advanced, and Professional collections depending on the needs and budget of photographers. [Read more…]
MindShift Gear has released the new Filter Nest bag. Designed for carrying your lens filters, the Filter Nest provides a padded, zippered pouch to safely house your filters. [Read more…]
One of the shortcomings of such a wide-angle lens is the ability to add traditional filters to them. The protruding front lens elements and fixed petal-shaped hoods make it impossible.
Fotodiox has solved this problem with its new WonderPana FreeArc filter system for the Nikon wide- and super-wide lenses. The FreeArc can also handle graduated ND filters with the square filter attachment.
Check out the promo video below for a rundown on how the system works. [Read more…]
If you’ve shot any reasonable amount of video with the 5D Mark II, then you have likely encountered aliasing and moiré pattern interference. Mosaic Engineering has built a filter that fits inside the Canon 5D Mark II and actually fixes these problems.
While there are some other niggling issues created by the use of this filter, it appears that the benefits more than outweigh the problems. Check out the video below for the full rundown. [Read more…]