Brand New Tiffen 55mm Pro Mist #3 filterThe box might be a little shop worn but the filter is brand new with the full TIFFEN manufacturer's warranty.These Hollywood/FX® filters were originally designed for the TV and Motion Picture industry, but are now available to all photographers and videographers.Pro-Mist®This popular motion picture effect creates a special "atmosphere" by softening excess sharpness and contrast. It generates a pearlescent halo around highlights. Lighter grades are useful in toning down the excessive sharpness and contrast of contemporary film and lens combinations. Great for portraits and scenics. Maintains focus Often used to mute colors for exquisite pastel tones. Lighter densities are very subtle, producing virtually no flare from highlights or reduction in contrast.The higher densities have a stronger effect thereby minimizing facial imperfections and provide a more pleasing portrait#5 is the highest or strongest density while #1 is the lightest density#5 is the highest or strongest density. All warranty is done through the manufacture.