Kenko Celeste C-PL

Celeste C-PL

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The highest top class C-PL filter that combines uncompromising optical quality, effective polarization and color saturation effect, perfect water & oil-repellent performance and newly designed advanced frame.
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Description

Celeste series is the top state of the art range of filters, that was developed with high-end professional photographers in mind, providing outstanding light reflection performance combined with Anti Stain Coating (ASC) and newly designed fashionable frame with high ergonomic abilities. Celeste filters promises satisfaction for any professional photographers with most insistent demands to the quality and maintenance routine. Celeste filter series guarantees almost close to zero negative interference with the light.

Celeste C-PL is presented by full range of the sizes from 37 - 82mm to use with lenses for DSLR or mirrorless cameras.

Name's Origin

Coming from the Latin word "caelestis" that means magnificent, something above human possibilities and the Italian "celeste" which represents the color of the clear sky, the Celeste filter series promises the best optical performance and superior advantages to the photographer.

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C-PL effect

Celeste C-PL effectively manages reflections from non-metallic objects, suppresses glare from water surfaces, increases contrast and saturation of the outdoor scenes with deeper color tones. At the same time C-PL filter serves a good deal to protect expensive front optical element of the lens from physical damage.

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Extremely Low Light Reflectivity

Celeste C-PL adopts 18-layer anti-reflection Super ZR-coating - improved version of Kenko ZETA filter series coating that provides astonishing results in light reflection performance. Thanks to this coating technology light reflectivity level is retained at 0.3% that is incredibly low for C-PL filters.

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Anti-Stain Coating

Along with excellent light transmission abilities, Celeste C-PL performs impressive water and oil repellent features thanks to AntiStain Coating (ASC). Anti-Stain Coating is layered on both sides of the glass for easier and more effective filter maintenance. Less chance to catch dust on the filter and less chance to scratch filter while wiping the surface with cleaning paper.

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Water&Oil Repellent Performance

ASC effectively repels water, oil and smudges keeping filter surface clear in different shooting conditions. There is no more need to clean or wipe dust frequently. This ensures long product life-time compared to other brand filters coating that comes off in a quicker time if wipe filter more often.

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High-Transparency Polarization Film

Celeste C-PL transmits 25% more light (equivalent to 1 full stop) than other top brand filters thanks to high-transparency polarizing film.

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The Art of the Frame

The new frame of the Celeste C-PL filter is a result of long and intensive research of our engineers. Every part is designed and manufactured with precise and highest quality standards.

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The Celeste frame obtained several features that bring real advantages to the photographer and differ Celeste series from other brands.

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New Exclusive Package Design

Completely new elegant design of the package conveys clarity of the concept featuring all main advantages on the back side in the simplest and easy to understand way.

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Specifications
General Info
Category
Filters
Model
Kenko Celeste C-PL
Series
Celeste
Type
PL
Available Sizes, mm
37, 40.5, 43, 46, 49, 52, 55, 58, 62, 67, 72, 77, 82
Main Characteristics
Water-Repellent Coating
Yes
ND Number (Filter Factor)
2.2
f-stops
1.1
PL Film Type
High transmittance film (by 25%)
Frame Material
Aluminum
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Kenko Celeste filter series. Reveal at Photokina 2016
Kenko Celeste filter series - the most magnificent filters of their kind
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