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

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
LEE100 Polariser - Circular Effect

LEE100 Polariser - Circular Effect

The LEE100 Polariser has been designed to make attaching a polarising filter as simple as possible. It uses a new lightweight, high-transmission polariser glass, with a subtle warm tone to help intensify natural colours. Reduces exposure up to 1⅔ stops.

  • Rotating Polariser
    105mm

LEE100 105mm Polariser Ring

LEE100 105mm Polariser Ring

LEE100 105mm Polariser Ring

Should you wish to use an existing 105mm LEE Filter Polariser with the new LEE100 Filter Holder, this is possible with our clip-on polariser ring.

  • 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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