Polariser

When light from the sun bounces off a flat non metallic surface, such as glass or water, it becomes polarised with all of the reflected light waves vibrating in the same plane. This reflected glare can be removed by the polarising filter.

There are two types of polariser, circular and linear. These names bear no relation to the physical shape of the filter itself but refer instead to the way the light waves are transmitted through the filter to achieve the polarising effect.

Users with an autofocus SLR should use a circular polariser.

Those with a manual focus camera, either 35mm or medium format, can use either a circular or linear polariser.

Circular Polariser

105mm Rotating Polariser: Circular Effect

105mm Rotating Polariser: Circular Effect

Ideal polariser for autofocus SLR cameras. Attaches to the filter system via a 105mm Accessory Ring which fits to the front of the filter holder, allowing the polariser to rotate independently. Reduces exposure up to 1⅔ stops.

  • Rotating Polariser
    105mm
100mm Square Polariser: Circular Effect

100mm Square Polariser: Circular Effect

Ideal polariser for autofocus SLR cameras. Slots into the Filter Holder which is then rotated. Recommended for studio use or when no graduated filters are required. Reduces exposure up to 1⅔ stops.

  • Square Polariser
    100x100mm
Landscape Polariser

Landscape Polariser

This slimmer Polariser will go down to 16/17mm without vignetting when used with a two slotted filter holder on a full frame 35mm sensor. Also features slightly warm bias. This is a 105mm rotating polariser, circular effect. Reduces exposure up to 1⅔ stops.

  • Rotating Polariser
    105mm

Linear Polariser

105mm Rotating Polariser: Linear Effect

105mm Rotating Polariser: Linear Effect

Ideal polariser for manual focus cameras. Attaches to the filter system via a 105mm Accessory Ring which fits to the front of the filter holder, allowing the polariser to rotate independently.  Reduces exposure up to 1⅔ stops.

  • Rotating Polariser
    105mm
100mm Square Polariser: Linear Effect

100mm Square Polariser: Linear Effect

Ideal polariser for manual focus cameras. Slots into the Filter Holder which is then rotated. Recommended for studio use or when no graduated filters are required.  Reduces exposure up to 1⅔ stops.

  • Square Polariser
    100x100mm

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