H&Y Filters has introduced the launch of a brand new collection of Black Mist filters that intention to resolve the difficulty of step-up rings and adapters. The H&Y Revoring collection launched final yr 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 gives a variable diameter with self-retracting blades, permitting you to apply it to lenses with totally different filter sizes with no need to make use of step-up rings. The Revoring has an aperture-like design that may match totally different filter diameters.
The brand new H&Y Black Mist attaches magnetically to the prevailing 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 gives a extra cinematic search for nonetheless images and video purposes. It is available in three strengths, 1/8, 1/4, and 1/2.
H&Y writes, ‘Cinematographers strives to create a film-like ambiance whereas high-quality trendy digital camera provide an excessive amount of sharpness. H&Y Black Mist filter is designed to provide a dreamy trace to footage and particularly video by making a ‘pastel impact’ to the entire image. The distinction of the darkish components is generally retained. Onerous edges of the image can be softened, particularly across the gentle sources. A delicate glow can be added across the gentle spots.’
The Black Mist filter is akin to a haze or glow impact which you can 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 possibly can see within the comparability shot under.
|Evaluating the totally different obtainable 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 development. The anodized end prevents corrosion and protects the product from the weather. The threaded ends are designed to overlap, stopping gentle leaks when utilizing the Revoring VND + CPL or new Black Mist filters. Magnetic aluminum caps are additionally obtainable for the filters.
H&Y’s new Black Mist filters can be found as a magnetic clip-on for current 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 obtainable 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 out there, too, providing the Revoring VND + CPL plus the clip-on Black Mist filter for $249 (46-62mm) and $289 (67-82mm). Delivery is anticipated to start later this month or in early September.