H&Y Filters has introduced the launch of a brand new collection of Black Mist filters that purpose to unravel the difficulty of step-up rings and adapters. The H&Y Revoring collection launched final 12 months with a VND + CPL mixture filter and has now been expanded with the Black Mist filter. What separates H&Y’s filters from conventional filters is that the Revoring affords a variable diameter with self-retracting blades, permitting you to apply it to lenses with completely different filter sizes with no need to make use of step-up rings. The Revoring has an aperture-like design that may match completely different filter diameters.
The brand new H&Y Black Mist attaches magnetically to the present Revoring VND + CPL filters or can be utilized by itself. However what’s a Black Mist filter? The filter suppresses highlights, smooths pores and skin blemishes and affords a extra cinematic search for nonetheless pictures and video functions. It is available in three strengths, 1/8, 1/4, and half of.
H&Y writes, ‘Cinematographers strives to create a film-like ambiance whereas high-quality trendy digicam provide an excessive amount of sharpness. H&Y Black Mist filter is designed to present a dreamy trace to photos and particularly video by making a ‘pastel impact’ to the entire image. The distinction of the darkish elements is usually retained. Laborious edges of the image will likely be softened, particularly across the mild sources. A refined glow will likely be added across the mild spots.’
The Black Mist filter is akin to a haze or glow impact that you would be able to add throughout post-processing, though utilized on the time of seize. The power of the impact varies relying on the scene, though it may be fairly dramatic in sure conditions, as you’ll be able to see within the comparability shot beneath.
|Evaluating the completely different accessible H&Y Black Mist filter strengths. Credit score: James Harvey/H&Y Filters|
All Revoring merchandise are constructed utilizing aluminum, promising a light-weight and sturdy building. The anodized end prevents corrosion and protects the product from the weather. The threaded ends are designed to overlap, stopping mild leaks when utilizing the Revoring VND + CPL or new Black Mist filters. Magnetic aluminum caps are additionally accessible for the filters.
H&Y’s new Black Mist filters can be found as a magnetic clip-on for present H&Y Revoring filters or as a non-detachable possibility with the Revoring itself. The Revoring is available in three sizes, 37-49mm, 46-62mm and 67-82mm, though the Black Mist Revoring is just accessible within the latter two sizes and the clip-on model is incompatible with the 37-49mm Revoring VND + CPL.
The Revoring Black Mist is $109 for the 46-62mm model and $119 for the 67-82mm measurement. The magnetic clip-on Black Mist filter is $119 and $139 for a similar sizes. A bundle is accessible, too, providing the Revoring VND + CPL plus the clip-on Black Mist filter for $249 (46-62mm) and $289 (67-82mm). Transport is predicted to start later this month or in early September.