Filter system producer Lee has launched a brand new adapter for its 100 collection that permits photographers to carry two filter holders at angles to one another in a transfer aimed toward providing extra exact management of brightness throughout the scene. The brand new Lee 100 Tandem adapter matches into one of many slots of the prevailing 100 collection holder and is ready to rotate a second holder independently of the primary one.
The concept is to accommodate conditions wherein brightness transitions within the scene work throughout a couple of airplane, and the Tandem holder can be utilized to place a second graduated filter at an angle to the others. The principle holder can nonetheless maintain two filters in addition to the adapter, whereas the adapter holds its personal holder with filter slots. As soon as the filters are in the best place the adapter’s place will be locked to forestall unintended motion.
Lee has additionally launched a brand new hood for the 100 system holder. The collapsible hood makes use of a self-supporting bellows construction and extends to protect the lens and filters loaded within the Lee 100 holder from the solar or directional synthetic lighting. The hood locks on to the primary holder and will be rotated independently when wanted.
The Lee 100 Tandem adapter might be accessible from fifth August and can price £44.50 plus tax. The Lee 100 Hood will come out on the 19th August at £208 plus tax.
For extra info see the Lee Filters web site.
Welcoming the most recent additions to the LEE100 Household
Following on from the vastly profitable launch of the brand new LEE100 Filter Holder earlier in 2019, LEE Filters has now launched two new merchandise to additional improve the system.
The LEE100 Tandem Adaptor
There are events when one filter holder isn’t sufficient, and that is when the brand new LEE100 Tandem Adaptor proves invaluable. Distinctive to the LEE Filters system, the Tandem Adaptor, which is constructed from aluminium, permits the photographer to make use of a couple of ND grad and rotate every independently of the opposite, to allow them to be set at totally different angles. This enables for much extra exact inventive management of the publicity in advanced lighting conditions than one holder alone.
To suit, the primary LEE100 Filter Holder is connected to the lens through the adaptor ring as regular. The LEE100 Tandem Adaptor then slides into the holder’s outermost slot, and the second LEE100 Filter Holder is connected to the adaptor. The holder closest to the lens can be utilized with as much as three filter slots (one should be used for the Tandem), whereas the holder that’s connected to the Tandem Adaptor will be configured with one, two or three additional filter guides.
Each holders will be rotated freely till the specified impact is achieved, after which locked in place to keep away from any unintended motion of the filters.
The LEE100 Hood
Versatile and durable, the LEE100 Hood is totally appropriate with the brand new LEE100 Filter Holder. Designed to shade the digicam’s lens, and scale back the danger of stray gentle and flare spoiling the picture, it may be used with as much as three slot-in filters plus the LEE Filters Polariser. Constructed from a waterproof bolstered nylon in a collapsible concertina design, it’s self-supporting, without having for intrusive and fiddly rails or guides, and will be adjusted to totally different angles and extensions for max versatility.
Easy to arrange, the hood comes with an attachment ring that’s affixed to the LEE100 Filter Holder through 4 locking tabs. The hood is then locked securely on to the attachment ring with a lever. It’s then connected to the adaptor ring within the standard means.
The hood will be rotated independently of the LEE100 Filter Holder, permitting the photographer to make use of ND grads as regular, whereas nonetheless getting probably the most out of the hood itself. At its fullest extension, the hood can be utilized with lenses of round 28mm and a two-slot filter information with out the danger of vignetting. As soon as it’s diminished to half extension, lenses as large as round 20mm can be utilized with out vignetting.
Easy to increase and collapse, and fast to connect and detach, the LEE100 Hood is the best addition to the photographer’s equipment bag.
The LEE100 Tandem Adaptor is accessible to buy from LEE Filters sellers from fifth August 2019, with a RRP of £44.50 ex-VAT.
The LEE100 Hood is accessible to buy from LEE Filters sellers from 19th August 2019, with a RRP of £208.00 ex-VAT.