This is a Brand new Tiffen PXL (extra long, 3.3"x5.65") Color Grad Grape 3 (Color Graduate Grape Filter, 3 stop), half clear and the other half gradual Grape Color), for Cokin P Series Holder, the box might be a little shop worn but the filter is brand new with full TIFFEN manufacturer's warranty. In conditions of extreme light intensity, such as sunshine on snowy mountains or on the beach Color Grad Grape filters are recommended as essential. Color Grad Grape filters are often ignored by photographers, but they have several uses and offer the possibility to achieve otherwise unachievable results. Transform an average sunrise or sunset into something spectacular or convert a dull washed out sky to a breathtaking warm. No other filter has done as much to improve landscape photography as the graduated filter. Add color selectively while leaving the rest of the scene unaffected.Often you want to balance light intensity between two areas within a scene. This is important outdoors to allow more sky detail while properly exposing the foreground. Exposing for the foreground will produce a washed-out, over-exposed sky, exposing for the sky will leave the foreground dark, underexposed.Color Grad Grape filters are part clear, part grape, with a smoothly graded transition between. A Color Grad Grape-to-clear is often best for balancing sky to foreground and enhancing portraits, and sunsets and sunrises. Color-Grad® Filters Transform an average sunrise or sunset into something spectacular or convert a dull, washed-out sky to a breathtaking grape. No other filter has done as much to improve landscape photography and portraits as the graduated filter. Add color selectively while leaving the rest of the scene unaffected Half color, half clear with a graduated density transition for smooth blending into the scene Available in a rainbow array of colors and Neutral Density filters Use in combination, with one affecting the upper half of the image, the other affecting the lower half. Ideal for snow or sand scenes or landscapes , or infrared digital photography when combined with an infrared filter.
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