ND Filter colour cast

Started Dec 29, 2012 | Discussions thread
Mitrajoon
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Re: ND Filter colour cast
In reply to propstuff, Jan 29, 2013

Strong ND filters usually have some color cast, including $400 Lee or Singh Ray (they actually produce slightly different color casts indicating slightly different chemical makeup).   I've used B&W 10 stops and the Hitech 10 stop (the new one called IRND) and while both produce a mild color cast, it's nothing as extreme as yours. Your color cast may be due to a light leak either from your viewfinder or from between the filter and the lens, or both.  The newer HiTechs have a special padding that helps prevent the filter/lens light leak.

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