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B+W 39mm XS-Pro Digital HTC Circular Polarizer Ksemann MRC nano

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Product Code: 9337780C


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For this high-end polarizing filter the foil pieces are selected individually for maximum color neutrality. Following cementing between high-grade optical glass, additional grinding and polishing takes place. This guarantees outstanding sharpness even with very bright, apochromatic lenses. The latest cementing technique ensures lasting stability even in damp climates. The new generation of K¤semann High Transmission (HTC) polarizing filters is fitted with a new polarizing foil which has higher translucency (transmission), yet still provides outstanding effectiveness. The filter extension factor is only 2 to 3, equivalent to approx. 1 to 1.5 f-stops. Available in the F-Pro filter mount exclusively with MRC; in the XS-Pro mount exclusively with MRC nano.

Radiant white clouds against a deep blue sky or saturated fall colors are no coincidence. Polarizing filters (pol filters for short) block the bluish gray veil from the diffusely polarized light of the sky. They augment the purity of true colors and increase color saturation. Polarizing filters are amongst the most important filters in (digital) photography. They can be rotated in the mount, allowing the visible regulation of the elimination effect in the viewfinder or on the display. The filter factor of a polarizing filter is approx. between 4 and 8, equivalent to nearly three f-stops. With the High Transmission K¤semann HTC polarizing filter the filter factor is approx. 2 to 3, which is equivalent to approx. 1 to 1.5 f-stops. The maximum effect is achieved at a shooting angle of 90° to the sun. For an even effect in the picture, 35 mm (or 28 mm in 35 mm film format) should be the minimum. The second beneficial effect of pol filters is the reduction of reflections on non-metallic surfaces (water, shop windows, lacquer). Objects behind these surfaces, including writing behind reflecting lacquer, are made visible a fascinating way to enhance images without using photo editing.

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  • Like New – The equipment is in a condition as if you have just bought it from the manufacturer. The item is still considered to be ‘Like New’ even without the original packaging. The product has been fully tested and is in perfect working order.
  • Excellent – The equipment should be close to being ‘Like New’ but there may be some small cosmetic blemishes that lower its grade. The product has been fully tested and is in perfect excellent order.
    • Cameras – Should have no marks on the LCD screen
    • Lenses – Should have no marks on the elements or dust within the lens
  • Very Good – The equipment may have some slight cosmetic wear to the paintwork and cosmetic blemishes  with only light signs of use and the product has been fully tested and is in great working order.
    • Cameras – The LCD screen may have small signs of wear that does not affect its display
    • Lenses – The mount of the lens will start to show signs of wear
  • Good – The equipment is showing more obvious signs of cosmetic wear and blemishes, but the product has been fully tested and is in great working order.
    • Cameras – LCD screen may have scratches or wear that is starting to affect the display.
    • Lenses – May have slight dust inside that does not affect images. The mount shows signs of use.
  • Well Used – The equipment will show significant signs of wear. The paintwork will be coming away in large areas exposing the metal work, but the product has been fully tested and is in great working order.
    • Cameras – LCD screen is heavily worn either by de-lamination or has scratches to it. Rubber grips are starting to come away from the body.
    • Lenses – The lens has dust inside that may affect images. The rubber zoom/focus ring is coming away from the barrel of the lens.

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