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Center Graduated ND8 (3 Stop) Square Filter Plus+

Perfectly balanced horizons

Our professional Centre Graduated ND8 Square Filter Plus+ provides a fixed 3 f-stop light reduction across the centre of the filter.

$179.00

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Our professional Centre Graduated ND8 Square Filter Plus+ provides a fixed 3 f-stop light reduction across the centre of the filter.

$179.00

DESCRIPTION

This filter has a 3 f-stop darkening across the centre of the filter to darken bright horizons for landscape photography. This allows you to balance your exposure when there is bright light on the horizon and a darker foreground and skyline, and capture more detail within the lowlights and highlights.

Our Plus+ range features 20 layers of nano-coating providing a more consistent transmission curve for truer light reduction, easier cleaning, and better protection against water, oil, and scratches.

DELIVERY

Free standard shipping within Canada.

Standard shipping: 3-7 days.
Express shipping: 1-3 days.

Please allow an extra 2 days for regional areas.

RETURNS

30-day returns.

Shop with confidence knowing you can return products within 30 days of purchase.

Center Graduated ND8 (3 Stop) Square Filter Plus+

World's best glass

Made with world leading German SCHOTT.

Perfect exposure

Smooth graduation for balanced exposure.

Colour neutral

Capture true colours.

Lifetime warranty

Quality you can trust.

Center Graduated ND8 (3 Stop) Square Filter Plus+

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CGND8 Square Plus+

Better dynamic range

Greater detail and depth

Balanced light

More even highlights and lowlights

Elevated sunsets

Better dawn and dusk captures

Features

Center Graduated ND8 (3 Stop) Square Filter Plus+

Professional German glass

Industry-leading German B270 SCHOTT optical glass is coated with a 20-layer nano-coating for truer light transmittance, better protection, and easier cleaning.

Center Graduated ND8 (3 Stop) Square Filter Plus+

Controlled exposures

A 3 f-stop darkening across the centre of this filter allows for better exposure for dawn and dusk photos.

Center Graduated ND8 (3 Stop) Square Filter Plus+

Standard fit

Our square filters are 2mm thick and fit with most square filter holders.

How to Use

Center Graduated ND8 (3 Stop) Square Filter Plus+

1/4

Attach Main Adapter Ring to your lens
Tenderly screw Main Adapter Ring to your lens. Ensure a snug fit and avoid overtightening. For that which goes on must one day come off.
Center Graduated ND8 (3 Stop) Square Filter Plus+

2/4

Attach Square Filter Holder to Main Adapter Ring
Clasp Square Filter Holder and loosen locking mechanism. Ensure both notches, and screw locking mechanism are secured over Main Adapter Ring.
Center Graduated ND8 (3 Stop) Square Filter Plus+

3/4

Tighten screw locking mechanism
Tighten screw locking mechanism and ensure Square Filter Holder is securely attached.
Center Graduated ND8 (3 Stop) Square Filter Plus+

4/4

Gently unpouch filter and insert
Lovingly clasp the pull cord and slide filter upward. Pinch filter by edges and slide into the closest slot of square filter holder. Note well, you can stack two square filters with our Square Filter Holder for combined creative effects.

Technical Specifications

Center Graduated ND8 (3 Stop) Square Filter Plus+

VS

Soft Graduated ND16 (4 Stop) Square Filter Plus+
Soft Graduated ND16 (4 Stop) Square Filter Plus+
Soft Graduated ND8 (3 Stop) Square Filter Plus+
Reverse Graduated ND8 (3 Stop) Square Filter Plus+
Hard Graduated ND8 (3 Stop) Square Filter Plus+
Soft Graduated ND4 (2 Stop) Square Filter Plus+
Soft Graduated ND8 Filter Plus+
Hard Graduated ND8 Filter Plus+

Filter Type

Center Graduated ND8

Soft Graduated ND16

Soft Graduated ND8

Reverse Graduated ND8

Hard Graduated ND8

Soft Graduated ND4

Soft Graduated ND8

Hard Graduated ND8

Nano Coating

20-Layers

20-Layers

20-Layers

20-Layers

20-Layers

20-Layers

20-Layers

20-Layers

Grade

German SCHOTT B270

German SCHOTT B270

German SCHOTT B270

German SCHOTT B270

German SCHOTT B270

German SCHOTT B270

German SCHOTT B270

German SCHOTT B270

Density

0.9 (3 Stop)

1.2 (4 Stop)

0.9 (3 Stop)

0.9 (3 Stop)

0.9 (3 Stop)

0.6 (2 Stop)

0.9 (3 Stop)

0.9 (3 Stop)

Effect

Cuts 87.5% of light

Cuts 93.75% of light

Cuts 87.5% of light

Cuts 87.5% of light

Cuts 87.5% of light

Cuts 75% of light

Cuts 87.5% of light

Cuts 87.5% of light

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Frequently Asked Questions

Why buy a Graduated ND Filter?

To perfectly balance exposure in your landscape photographs.

Graduated Neutral Density Filters have an ND coating on one half of the filter so that light is diminished across half your frame. This is so you can balance your exposure when there is a strong source of light coming from one side – like when you’re shooting in the forest, in the mountains or at sunset and sunrise. A Graduated ND Filter helps you balance the highlights and lowlights for more balanced exposure.

Who should buy a Graduated ND Filter?

Landscape photographers and anyone wanting more detail in their landscape highlights and lowlights.

Graduated Neutral Density filters filter out light across a portion of the frame allowing you to better balance your exposure and capture more detail in the highlights and lowlights. Graduated and Reverse Graduated ND filters block light across half the frame – perfect for when the background is bright and foreground is light or vice versa. A Centre Graduated ND filter is made for sunsets and sunrise or when there is a bright light at the centre of the frame. Graduated ND filters will help you better balance your exposure when capturing landscapes.

What does a Graduated ND Filter do?

A Graduated ND filters out a set amount of light from a portion of the frame.

Graduated Neutral Density filters filter out light across a portion of the frame allowing you to better balance your exposure and capture more detail in the highlights and lowlights. For example a Graduated ND8 blocks 3 f-stops of light across half your frame – perfect for when the background is bright and foreground is light or vice versa.

What does a Reverse Graduated ND Filter do?

A Reverse Graduated ND Filter helps you balance sunrise and sunset landscape photographs.

A Reverse Graduated ND Filter starts with the darkening in the centre of the frame and it fades across the top half of the frame to cut brighter light at the horizon while still capturing the details of the sky for balanced exposure when shooting sunrises and sunsets. By effectively darkening the horizon line across your frame, it allows you to capture greater detail in the highlights near the horizon and in the lowlights in the top and bottom of your landscape images.

What does a Centre Graduated ND Filter do?

A Centre Graduated ND Filter helps you balance sunrise and sunset landscape photographs.

A Centre Graduated ND Filter has a narrow band of darkening across the centre of the frame for balanced exposure when shooting sunrises and sunsets. By effectively darkening the horizon line across your frame, it allows you to capture greater detail in the highlights and lowlights of your landscape images when the light source is close to the horizon.

“Love this square filter system. Urth’s square filters are sharp, easy to clean and so cheap.” – Flora Centre Grad ND8 Plus.

Center Graduated ND8 (3 Stop) Square Filter Plus+

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