This revised Long Exposure Kit includes 3, 6, and 10 stop ND filters. This combination is extremely versatile, allowing the shooter to use 3, 6, 9, and 10 stops of ND, plus the magical 13 and 16 stops for true long exposure shots of 5 minutes and longer. This kit is offered in two versions, SuperSlim circular Firecrest filters and 100mm Firecrest ND in either Pro or Ultra.
3 Stops Firecrest ND
6 Stops Firecrest ND
10 Stops Firecrest ND
Exclusive booklet authored by Joel Tjintjelaar
Long exposure conversion chart
Pouches or clamshells
(NEW) Firecrest 100mm Magnetic Filter Holder (only with 100mm Ultra)
Soft Touch Outer Case
86-86mm Magnetic Rotating Adaptor Ring
86-82mm Magnetic Rotating Adaptor Ring
72-86mm Step Ring
77-86mm Step Ring
Firecrest 86mm Ultraslim Magnetic Circular Polariser
Joel Tjintjelaar (pronounced chin-che-laar) is an international award-winning fine-art photographer from the Netherlands. Joel’s work is truly groundbreaking. In addition to having an impeccable eye for subject and composition, Joel’s Selective Gradient Masking technique has redefined how B&W images are processed. Joel is extremely active online, has tens of thousands of followers in the social medias and leads several of the photography groups on Facebook and Google+.
Long Exposure Filter Kit #1, Joel Tjintjelaar Signature Edition
Joel Tjintjelaar is the world’s leading architectural fine art photographer. Joel typically makes 5-8 minute exposures using up to 16 stops of ND to create surrealism in clouds and water. The Long Exposure Kit comes with 3, 6, and 10 stops of ND. This combination is extremely versatile, allowing the shooter to use 3, 6, 9, and 10 stops of ND, plus the magical 13 and 16 stops for true long exposure. This kit also includes a booklet authored by Joel Tjintjelaar, a long exposure conversion chart and filter pouches or clamshells.
A second Long Exposure kit is available with 10, 13, and 16 stop ND filters for the hard core long exposure enthusiast.
Firecrest is a multicoating applied to glass and is far-and-away the most technologically advanced filter manufacturing process on the market. Firecrest filters remove dyed resin from the filter manufacturing. The Firecrest multicoating is an rare earth metal coating applied to the glass through an electrolytic process. Most importantly, Firecrest technology gives our chief scientist unprecedented control over modifying specific frequencies of the light spectrum. The result is hyper-neutral NDs, with tailored reductions of ultraviolet, visible spectrum light, near-infrared and infrared.
3, 6 and 10 stops ND in Firecrest Glass
© JOEL TJINTJELAAR
Neutral Density (or ND) filters produce a grey neutral effect and are used to reduce light in photography, enabling control over exposure time and depth of field without affecting color or contrast. ND's are made in different densities according to the level of light reduction from 1 stop to 10 stops (even 13 and 16 stops) of light.
The 3 and 6 stop filters in this kit will moderately increase your exposure times for landscape images, but when combined with the 10 stop you can achieve 2-3 minute exposures when shooting near the sea (13 stops) or 5-8 minute exposures for architectural photography (16 stops).
Long Exposure Kit Versions
All kits include foam gaskets, filter pouches/clamshells and exclusive Joel Tjintjelaar Long Exposure booklet, and exposure conversion chart.
Firecrest ND Circular Screw-in
- Includes 3, 6, and 10 stop Firecrest ND circular screw-in filters
- Circular screw-in filters are small and lightweight, and because they’re threaded directly to the lens, light cannot leak between filter and lens
- Feature SuperSlim aluminum rings which are 5.5mm thin and stackable
100mm Firecrest ND
- Includes 100mm 3, 6 and 10 stop of Firecrest ND glass filters
- The kit is supplied with the 100mm FIrecrest Magnetic Holder Kit.
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A bigger polariser giving you a wider view
With recent developments in optical design, it has become more common for lenses to have larger threads. To accommodate these advancements we have expanded our CPL (circular polarising filter) to 86mm. This means wider compatibility and better performance on a range of new wide-angle lenses. It also makes it compatible with a range of cinema lenses such as the Tokina 11-20MM T2.9.
The polariser can be fitted into either included rotating ring adapter, and becomes an integral part of the holder. The polariser is operated with an easy to use thumbscrew. This allows you to set your grads and then dial in the exact
polarising effect you want. Due to its free movement, this means you can leave the polarising filter (CPL) attached at all times and simply turn off the effect if not wanted. The construction of the filter also means you can use the CPL filter as an independent filter without the need of the holder.
More step rings, more flexibility.
For improved performance on an even wider range of lenses, the holder now ships with two rotating adapters as standard. These adapters allow the lens to sit closer to the filters helping with wide-angle photography. The kit
includes an 86mm - 86mm rotating adapter and a 86mm - 82mm adapter. For best performance on 77mm and smaller wide-angle lenses, it is recommended to use the included step rings from the 86-86mm rotating adapter.