H&Y Filters has introduced the launch of a brand new sequence of Black Mist filters that intention to resolve the problem of step-up rings and adapters. The H&Y Revoring sequence 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 while not having 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 images and video functions. 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 fashionable digicam supply an excessive amount of sharpness. H&Y Black Mist filter is designed to offer a dreamy trace to photos 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 might be softened, particularly across the mild sources. A delicate glow might be added across the mild spots.’
The Black Mist filter is akin to a haze or glow impact that you may add throughout post-processing, though utilized on the time of seize. The energy 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 completely 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 mild 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 choice with the Revoring itself. The Revoring is available in three sizes, 37-49mm, 46-62mm and 67-82mm, though the Black Mist Revoring is barely 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 dimension. The magnetic clip-on Black Mist filter is $119 and $139 for a similar sizes. A bundle is obtainable, too, providing the Revoring VND + CPL plus the clip-on Black Mist filter for $249 (46-62mm) and $289 (67-82mm). Transport is anticipated to start later this month or in early September.