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V6 100mm Filter Holder w/ 86mm Enhanced Landscape CPL

• Allows the use of 3 square filters + 1 circular polariser
• No vignetting on ultra-wide lenses such as Canon 16-35mm f/2.8
• New streamlined design making it easier to insert and remove ND filters, The new clip design allows very smooth insert and removal of filters
• 360-degree rotation with lock for fixing filter position

The NiSi V6 100mm Filter Holder with Pro CPL is a new evolution that continues the success of our very popular V5 Pro Holder.  The NiSi V6 is the most advanced 100mm filter holder we have ever created, refined design based on feedback from photographers.

It is made from aviation-grade aluminum with single element processing by CNC machine. This V6 kit comes complete with an ultra-slim 86mm Pro CPL and 4 adapter ring for most popular wide-angle lenses (67mm, 72mm, 77mm, and 82mm). The matte black frosted finish on the surface to minimize reflection. With the unique rotation wheel design, the CPL filter can be rotated independently via a cog on the back of the filter holder.  Also included is a Soft Pouch that is mountable on a tripod.

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NiSi Nisi V6 Catalog.pdf
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NiSi Explorer IRND 100 x 150mm Medium-Edge Graduated 0.9 3-Stop ND
NiSi Nano IRND 100 x 100mm 3.0 10-Stop ND
Nisi Nisi Explorer Collection

The NiSi Explorer Collection is made for adventure. The filters feature a special glass hardening process that makes them double the strength of typical glass filter. The Explorer series are much less prone to accidental breakage and perfect for active photographers. The NiSi Explorer Collection is made from B270 tempered glass. It features the same Nano coating process as our optical glass filters.

NiSi Hard Case for V5

This NiSi Hard Case for V5 is a high-quality case made from PU leather that can store the V5 Holder, CPL and adaptor rings.  It’s a practical and portable pouch, looks great and is made from a durable material.  This filter pouch can keep the V5 from getting scratched or damaged by accident and the external material adopts anti-wear durable PU leather.  The internal material is soft fiber cotton. NiSi Replacement Hard Case for V5 Holder is convenient, practical and suitable for photographers who shoot outdoors

NiSi 100x150mm Third Generation III Hard Case

• Hold up to 8 filter 100x100mm or 100x150mm
• Tripod strap to mount the case to any tripod
• Inner filter separators with an adapter for 100x100mm filter
• Snowflake Cloth
• Dimensions 165mm x 50mm 115mm

NiSi Filters Box comes with eight filter slots containing an individual acrylic plate in each slot that can be removed to hold a 100x150mm filter, or left in place to hold a 100x100mm filter. The filter slots keep each individual filter in a safe place and prevent them from touching other filters in the box.  It features a tripod strap to easily and quickly allow access to filters mounted on the tripod.


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Haida NanoPro Reverse 100 x 150mm Graduated 0.9 3-Stop ND Optical Glass
Haida NanoPro 100 x 150mm Hard Edge Graduated 0.9 3-Stop ND
Haida NanoPro 100 x 150mm Soft Graduated ND 1.5 5-Stop ND
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Schneider Kreuznach B+W Clear, UV and Neutral Density Circular Filters

B+W Handbook.pdf
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The 82mm Natural Night Filter from NiSi is designed to reduce the appearance of light pollution in images or video that include the night sky and illumination from artificial light sources. This effect can be obtained when this filter is used on a film camera system with daylight film installed, or on a digital camera system with its daylight white balance setting selected.

Light pollution occurs in areas of the night sky that are above or near concentrated and intense sources of artificial light such as cities. These light sources can include exterior and interior lamps for commercial or residential buildings, brightly lit advertisements such as billboards, streetlamps, as well as sports and entertainment venues. Together, they can result in a type of light pollution known as skyglow, where individual stars, the Milky Way, and other astronomical features in the night sky are obscured. Additionally, artificial lights clustered together can become difficult to individually discern. Light pollution from these "cluttered" sources can become a source of distraction within an image and can resemble overexposed areas of glare.

When used, the NiSi 82mm Natural Night Filter can improve the results of nighttime images by blocking the yellow light from sodium-vapor lamps, mercury-vapor lamps, or low Color Rendering Index LEDs, common light sources within urban areas. By preventing the dominant wavelengths of light associated with the color of those lamps from being recorded, the visibility of astronomical objects is enhanced, and artificial light sources are more clearly defined with less glare and improved contrast.

This NiSi 82mm Natural Night Filter is constructed from optical glass for clarity as well as color fidelity. Each glass surface includes one layer of nano coating. The nano coating associated with this filter results in an improved beading effect when in contact with water or oil for greater cleaning efficiency.

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Variable Neutral Density 0.6 to 1.5 2 to 5-Stop 82mm Filter
Variable Neutral Density 1.8 to 2.7 6 to 9-Stop 82mm Filter

2-5 stop or 6-9 stop, Moment Variable ND filters are the secret sauce to controlling your exposure. Made with premium Schott B270 Pro Cinema Glass, these filters are crisp edge to edge without color fringing or cross polarization. The filter rings are precision machined from aerospace grade metal, delivering the durability we expect when shooting. Our Variable ND Filters also feature a unique flared geometry unlike anything else on the market, allowing you to see your ND number from behind the viewfinder. This provides fast, precise control over your shots in tricky lighting, without moving from behind the camera. Made to shoot on the go, the filters also feature hard stops at both ends of the range to prevent unwanted cross polarization for the cleanest image possible.

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Moment CineBloom Diffusion Filters 5, 10 & 20% Factors

Capture dreamy, filmlike footage with the 82mm CineBloom Diffusion Filter from Moment. Available in a density of 5, 10 and 20 %, this diffusion filter lets you escape the clinical, ultra-sharp look of digital photography. Engineered to catch and bloom light, the filter softens hard edges and provides a smoothing effect on skin tones, making wrinkles less noticeable. The ring of the filter is machined from aerospace-grade metal and designed to be thin enough to stack underneath another filter without compromising the field of view. This allows you to stack a neutral density or variable neutral density filter on top of it for shooting at cinematic frame rates and capturing motion blur.

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Kolari Vision Gen2 Pro Circular Infrared Filters

We’ve made our professional grade IR lens filters even better by applying the same anti-smudge AR coating we first introduced with our sensor conversion filters. We’ve upgraded our Pro Slim series with an ultra-smooth, hydrophobic AR coating that increases scratch resistance and causes dust, smudges, fingerprints, water, and even permanent marker to slide right off its surface with minimal effort. These external infrared filters are perfect for adding to a full spectrum conversion or on top of another infrared conversion to get a different effect. These are high quality polished optical glass IR filters, each with standard front and back threads. All of our pro filters are AR coated and come in our new slim filter ring.

Features • Gen 2 Anti-reflective (AR) coated to increase light-transmission and reduce flare and ghosting
• Hydrophobic, dust resistant, scratch resistant, anti-smudge
• Effortless cleaning
• Slim filter ring for reduced vignetting when using wide angle lenses or when stacking filters
• Front and rear threaded unlike other slim filters
• 6061 aircraft aluminum construction for a light and strong ring
• Teflon coated threading for easier installation and reduced seizing
• Finger grips for easier filter removal
Attention: The 550nm, 590nm, and 665nm IR filters require a converted camera to produce the desired visual effect!

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Kolari Vision Clip-In Infrared Filters

Kolari Magnetic Clip-In Filter IR AeroChrome Lite
Kolari Magnetic Clip-In Filter HSK IR Hotspot Killer
Kolari Magnetic Clip-In Filter Clear

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Kase Magnetic Clip-Inr Infrared Filters

• Clip-In Filter for Infrared Photography
• For Cameras Including the a7S, a7R & a9
• Capture Invisible Part of Light Spectrum

Kase 830nm Magnetic Clip-In Filter
Kase 720nm Magnetic Clip-In Filter
Kase 665nm Magnetic Clip-In Filter
Kase 590nm Magnetic Clip-In Filter

The IR Infrared Filters for Sony Alpha Cameras from Kase is a clip-in filter for cameras including the a7S, a7R, and a9.

Kase MC UV Protector Clip-In Filter for Sony a6000

This Multicoated UV Clip-In Filter for Select Sony Alpha Cameras from Kase is an ultraviolet filter that adds a layer of multicoating to reduce haze, and it also acts as a protective cover to the image sensor when shooting in harsh environments.

Many wide-angle lenses and super-telephoto lenses cannot attach traditional filters to front filter rings. This clip-in filter solves that challenge by mounting inside the camera body, in front of the image sensor. After installing the magnetic filter holder inside the camera body, filter installation is quick and easy.

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Shijiazhuang Tangsinuo Optoelectronic Infrared Filters


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Singh-Ray 82mm I-Ray 830 Infrared Filter

• Designed for use with infrared film or digital camera sensors by filtering out near-infrared, visible, and ultraviolet light
• Allows 90% of infrared light waves beginning at 750nm to pass through
• Effective for infrared films or other media sensitive to infrared wavelengths 750nm to 1200nm
• Constructed from optical glass for clarity
• 4000x filter factor reduces exposure by 12 stops
• Lightweight, durable, and thin aluminum-alloy filter ring
• Leatherette pouch with microfiber interior for storage and transport

The Singh-Ray 82mm Thin I-Ray 830 Infrared Filter is designed to help capture images of how a subject reflects or transmits infrared light.
Infrared light waves occupy the space in the electromagnetic spectrum behind visible light due to their longer wavelengths. Many surfaces and materials react to, or emit infrared light waves differently than visible light waves, which provide the potential for photographs of subjects or subject properties that are otherwise invisible to the human eye. Such images require an infrared-sensitive medium such as infrared film or a digital photographic sensor which may be more effective when used without the infrared-blocking filters that are frequently built over them.

Conventional light sources such as the sun, photographic strobes, or incandescent lighting may be used to provide infrared illumination. However, because infrared films or digital photographic sensors can be more sensitive to the relatively higher energy and shorter-wavelength visible light those sources also emit, the effects of infrared light can be otherwise obscured. The Singh-Ray 82mm Thin I-Ray 830 Infrared Filter makes it possible to capture images of how subjects are illuminated by infrared light by blocking near-infrared, visible, and ultraviolet light waves while allowing infrared light waves 750nm or greater into the lens it is mounted onto.

Singh-Ray 82mm I-Ray 690 Infrared Filter

Virtually all conventional digital cameras are manufactured today with “hot mirror” infrared cut-off filters specifically designed to block infrared light from reaching the sensor. That’s the challenge for infrared filters like I-Rays — to produce infrared images in cameras designed to block infrared light!

Jump into the exciting creative world of infrared photography with Singh-Ray’s revolutionary I-Ray filters — without the cost of a dedicated camera and conversion — or the need to lug extra gear into the field. I-Rays are also great creative options for those with 590 and 665 converted cameras.

Virtually all conventional digital cameras are manufactured today with “hot mirror” infrared cut-off filters specifically designed to block infrared light from reaching the sensor. That’s the challenge for infrared filters like I-Rays — to produce infrared images in cameras designed to block infrared light!

Now we offer you two exciting filter options. First, our 830 (Standard) I-Ray, for producing the dramatic black & white of pure infrared — and our 690 (Custom) I-Ray, to give you both black & white or pleasing “near IR” color.

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Solas IRND Neutral Density Filters

3, 5 and 10 Stop
• Maintain natural colors of a scene (no color shift) 
• Great for still and motion video
• Infrared cut filtration blocks infrared bleed during long exposures
• 4 layers of Hoya Multi-Coating (HMC)
  • Include thread mounts so filters can be stacked for increased density

The design of this filter has been optimized for use with digital sensors and to promote nearly flat attenuation of visible light and infrared light. Due to imaging sensors' greater susceptibility to infrared light, compared to traditional film, color casts can occur when photographing darker subjects that require increased exposure times.

This filter is non-coated and is constructed from optical glass for clarity as well as color fidelity.

1.5 neutral density filter darkens the image, allowing you to photograph with a longer shutter speed or wider aperture than normally required.
Providing a 5 stop exposure reduction, this filter allows you to control depth of field and convey movement more easily.

Attenuates infrared light to maintain color neutrality and suppress color casts due to increased exposure lengths.
Filter does not affect coloration of the image and is ideal for use with other filters.

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Formatt-Hitech 82mm Firecrest 2.1 Filter

7 Stop
The design of this filter has been optimized for use with digital sensors and promote nearly flat attenuation of visible, UV, and infrared light. Due to imaging sensors' greater susceptibility to infrared light, compared to traditional film, color casts can occur when photographing darker subjects that require increased exposure times. This filter provides a high level of neutrality across all three spectrums in order to eliminate color casts and ensure cleaner, truer blacks.

Applied to the outside of the Schott Superwite glass construction is a 15-layer Firecrest multi-coating, which helps to minimize reflections and flare in order maintain truer colors and contrast. The multi-coating is also scratch-resistant and hydrophobic to benefit the overall durability of the filter. The filter is set within a 5.5mm-thick SuperSlim aluminum filter ring, which features front threads for stacking additional filters or attaching a lens cap.

ND 2.1 filter darkens the image, allowing you to photograph with a longer shutter speed or wider aperture than normally required.
Providing a 7-stop exposure reduction, this filter allows you to control depth of field and convey movement more easily.
Attenuates infrared light, as well as visible and UV wavelengths, to maintain color neutrality and suppress color casts due to increased exposure lengths.

The 15-layer Firecrest coating has been applied directly to the outside of the filter glass by way of a vacuum-formed, hard-coated, electrolytic process. The multi-coating is water- and scratch-resistance for greater overall durability.

Schott Superwite glass promotes maintained image clarity and is set within a 5.5mm-thick SuperSlim aluminum filter ring. 

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Spiratone MultiImage VariPair 2P 3C 5C

Spiratone was a company specializing in low-cost lenses and filters for cameras, lighting, and darkroom equipment.
The company was started by Fred Spira in 1941 in the bathroom of his parents' apartment where he developed film. In 1946, it relocated to a large loft on West 27th Street in Manhattan and then grew to a successful multimillion-dollar company. Mail orders were filled from their larger warehouse store on Northern Blvd. in Flushing, Queens.
Spiratone was an innovator in the industry, being one of the first companies to import Japanese photo equipment to the United States. It also became widely known as a distributor of odd, unique, or novelty photographic equipment such as Color Pre-tinted Black & White Photographic Printing Paper and the right-angled spy lens. Other popular items included a very inexpensive 400mm telephoto lens and a stabilization processor.

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Alter RFS Rapid Filter System: 58/58 67/82 72/72 72/82mm

This RFS features an integrated step-up in order to accommodate wide-angle and super wide-angle lenses without vignetting. For example, an RFS+ 67 / 77 will have a lens thread diameter of 67 and a filter thread diameter of 77.

The RFS & RFS+ are the streamlined solutions to a commonly experienced problem among photographers and videographers. Keep your filter accessible at all times via the revolutionary hinged design and enjoy the fastest way to engage and disengage your lens filters.

Both are precision machined from aerospace aluminum and include a built-in light shield, preventing light leak. Choose from either the RFS (fixed lens and filter size) or the RFS+ (integrated step-up) for optimal performance when paired with your lenses and filters.

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WonderPana 145mm XL Filter Holder for Sigma 14-24mm f/2.8 DG HSM Art Lens

WonderPana 145mm Filters: UV, CPL and 5 Stop ND

• Provides the ability to mount a variety of 186mm filters and more!
• Doubles as a hood to help protect your lens from damage, scratches, fingerprints and the elements
• Lightweight, aluminum-alloy construction with a corrosion-resistant, black anodized finish for durability
• Attaches to the lens securely as if it was a part of the lens itself, ultra wide construction to eliminate vignetting

WonderPana Overview
Challenging shooting scenarios often call for adding a lens filter to save the shot. However when you're shooting with an Wide Angle or Ultra Wide Angle lens, the bulbous front lens element and lack of threads make it impossible to add filters - until WonderPana. The WonderPana is a complete filter system designed expressly for filtering UWA and WA lenses without vignetting.

With a selection of different custom lens mounts, plus over 15 different filters, there is a perfect creative combination for any photographer or videographer. We offer 186mm round circular polarizer filters, neutral density ND4-1000, and a selection of 8" soft and hard edged rotating square gradient filters.

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Contax Japan & B+W Lens Hoods

Note: The 35mm lens was used to mount the hoods to photograph them only, the hood size is matched to the lens fov when used.

B+W Screw-In Metal Wide-Angle Lens Hood #970
The B+W wide-angle metal lens hood is made of black-anodized aluminum with light-absorbing flat black ribs on the inside and protects against contrast-reducing, uncontrolled, stray light.
B+W Screw-In Metal Telephoto Lens Hood #960
The B+W #960 metal telephoto lens hood is made of black-anodized aluminum with light-absorbing flat black ribs on the inside, and due to it's cylindrical shape this hood is especially suited for telephoto lenses.

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Polar Pro Brass and Nisi Titanium StepUp Rings

Polar Pro Brass Step-Up Ring
The PolarPro Brass Step-Up Rings permits the use of 82mm threaded filters on lenses with 67mm filter threads. It has knurled sides to provide a more textured grip when mounting or removing it from a lens. This step-up ring features brass construction to prevent binding and jamming, and a matte black finish to minimize reflections.
NiSi Ti Pro Titanium Step-Up Ring
The NiSi Ti Pro Titanium Step-Up Ring allows the use of threaded filters on lenses with standard filter threads. Featuring a lightweight titanium frame with knurled sides for easier grip. The titanium frame offers unparalleled strength, is corrosion resistant, and will not bend like standard step up rings. The Titanium Step-Up Ring prevents binding and jamming making it easier to remove compared to standard setup rings. The NiSi Ti Pro 58-67mm Titanium Step-Up Ring has an anti-reflective felt treatment on the inside of the frame to minimize reflections and features a matte black finish. The anti-reflective felt treatment make them the perfect companion for long exposures.

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Nisi Caddy for Circular Filters

The Caddy for 8 Circular Filters from NiSi is designed to store and transport circular filters up to 95mm in size. The light and compact caddy features a shockproof shell encased in water-resistant fabric and with a bright yellow zipper. The case opens wide to allow easy access to all eight filters, and it features soft microfiber-lined pockets to protect each filter. It is a great companion for the V6 100mm filter holder system and will store the V6 CPL and V6 adapter rings. The stylish case easily fits in a large camera bag, backpack, or coat pocket

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