Resin 3 Piece Blue Grad Filter Kit


Resin 3 Piece Blue Grad Filter Kit

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The Blue Grad Kit includes the popular soft edge grads in densities 1, 2 and 3. Blue color grad filters create a realistic cooling blue effect. It enhances the blues of water and skies and is a vital tool in your landscape filter armory. Soft edge grads have a smooth transition from clear to the color. Different graduated color filters can be used in combination together or with solid color or neutral density filters to give interesting bespoke effects. Formatt-Hitech filters are made from the highest quality 1.5mm optical resin. This filter kit is available in 67mm, 85mm and 100mm sizes.

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Intro to Color Filters

Color filters offer the photographer a wide pallet of create options for using color to enhance an image. Color filters can be used subtly, for example to add a vintage look to your image or add a little more blue to the sky. But color filters can be used to dramatically to create memorable images that would have been otherwise impossible without them. Both photographers and cinematographers have used color filters for decades as on-camera visual effects to enhance the drama and impact of their photos.

Soft Edge Grads

© Ken Kaminesky

© Ken Kaminesky

Soft Edge graduated filters transition across the filter toward the center, and although there is a horizon line, it is subtle. This allows for horizon transitions to be more easily hidden in a scene, especially with an undulating horizon line such as mountains, buildings or trees. 

The Soft Edge grad is the ideal tool for balancing bright sky to a dark terrain where the horizon is uneven. Soft Edge grads are essential for both fine art photographers and professional cinematographers alike.

Click here to learn more about the different types of grads available from Formatt-Hitech.

Formatt-Hitech Resin

Formatt-Hitech’s resin filters are ultra flat, have excellent contrast and are completely transparent to the visible light spectrum. Formatt-Hitech’s resin has the highest scratch resistance of any non-glass optical material and it’s resistant to most solvents, chemicals, aging and material fatigue. Because of the ruggedness, light weight and portability, resin filters are a great choice for photographers and HDSLR filmmakers. Resin filters are dyed using our exclusive Absorbing Cell Technology process.

Resin Soft Edge Grad Specs

  • 1.5mm resin filters fit the full range of Formatt-Hitech aluminum holders as well as the Lucroit 100mm and 165mm holder systems. 
  • Resin filters are supplied in pouches.

Densities Available

1 - 3. Densities are relative strength, with 3 being the strongest. No specific stop value is given for color grads.

Kit Sets

1 - 3

Sizes Available

67x85mm | 85x110mm | 100x125mm | 100x150mm | 150x170mm  | 165x200mm

100mm grads are offered in both short 100x125 and tall 100x150 versions

© Craig Richards

© Craig Richards