Spot Filters

 

Spot Filters
  B+W Spot Filters
B+W Softspot The Softspot attachment consists of a clear circular opening in the center, surrounded by a structured surface that “coats” the outer portions of the image with a whitening unsharp softness in a vignette-like fashion: the center of the image is clearly emphasized and surrounded by a wide frame. At large apertures (small f-stop number), the transition from sharpness to whitened unsharpness is very gradual, whereas it is almost abrupt when the lens is stopped down. It is advisable to use the preview lever on cameras (that are equipped with one) to determine the optimal.
  Hoya Spot Filters
  Hoya SAND SCREEN has a smoky appearance
  Hoya SOFT SCREEN has an irregularly uneven surface.
  Hoya Soft Spot. With SOFT-SPOT, the size of the clear part in the center of the picture varies depending on the lens and aperture used.
Hoya Center Spot
Hoya Color Spot Gray A colored glass filter with a hole in the center. The central image stands out clearly while the background appears the color of the filter.
Hoya Color Spot Green. A colored glass filter with a hole in the center. The central image stands out clearly while the background appears the color of the filter.
Hoya Color Spot Red. A colored glass filter with a hole in the center. The central image stands out clearly while the background appears the color of the filter.
Hoya Color Spot Yellow. A colored glass filter with a hole in the center. The central image stands out clearly while the background appears the color of the filter.
  Hoya Misty Spot. Available in four types: Gradual, Breeze, Windmill and Halo. They have a sharp central image with a pleasant blurring of the outer field. *The Misty Spot series are only available in select sizes (49, 52, 55mm)
  Hoya Misty Spot Breeze. Breeze has an unidirectional streaky blurring of the background.
  Hoya Misty Spot Gradual. With Gradual, blurring that appears to emanate from the center.
  Hoya Misty Spot Halo. With Halo, blur that appears to radiate from a single point at the edge of the field.
  Misty Spot Windmill. With Windmill, blurring that appears to swirl about the center,
Tiffen Spot Filters
Tiffen Center Spot Filter. The Tiffen 52mm Center Spot Filter isolates the main subject, held sharp in the clear center, while diffusing a distracting background. How many of us have shot weddings? How many of us have tried to put together a wedding portfolio for prospective clients? What about adding that special effects shot that sets your portfolio a cut above the rest? A Center Spot shows your clients that you think beyond the box and can offer more than just the traditional shot of the bride and groom on a staircase or under a tree. Note! Tiffen Center Spot Filters are available in both rectangular shapes as well as screw-on sizes • The size of the clear part in the center of the picture varies depending on the focal length and the aperture of the lens used • Excellent for portraits when a special effect is needed • Makes the background diffused while focusing attention on the center of the frame.
Tiffen Warm Center Spot Glass Filter. The Tiffen 2 x 2" Warm Center Spot Filter isolates the main subject, held sharp in the clear center, while diffusing a distracting background. The advantage of this filter is that it incorporates the exclusive Tiffen 812 Warming filter. If your image is being shot on a cloudy, overcast day, the 812 portion of this filter replaces the warmth lost to the unflattering blue/grey available light. Note! Tiffen Warm Center Spot filters are available in both rectangular shapes as well as screw-on sizes • The size of the clear part in the center of the picture varies depending on the focal length and the aperture of the lens used • Excellent for portraits when a special effect is needed • Makes the background diffused while focusing attention on the center of the frame.
   
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