Color pollution near urban areas in the night sky shooting is a common problem for the night sky photographers. Kenko STARRY NIGHT filter effectively reduces light coming from the city lights and illuminations, thus making the image more natural and high contrast.
Specifically designed and for night sky shooting, this filter is a must-have for astrophotography.
Light pollution is a real issue to deal with when shooting night sky. In fact, when capturing a starry sky the amount of light pollution from light sources, like the shimmering illuminations from the city below in the distance, could make the sky look too bright, the light from the stars being drown out, and create color shift appear all over the final image.
The Starry Night filter will efficiently cut off light pollution to get you a clearer, more natural and realistic image of a starry sky.
Particularly, light pollution from sodium or mercury lighting can results in an orange-yellowish or greenish color on your final image.
The use of a light pollution cut filter, like Kenko STARRY NIGHT, makes it possible to suppress unwanted color from appearing on the final image, for a more natural and realistic color reproduction of a starry-night sky.
Unlike other light pollution cut filters, Kenko STARRY NIGHT filter perform great results, free from color shift, even with wide-angle lenses, thus being a must-have filter for astrophotography as well.
Light pollution cut filters also have the merit to make post processing of RAW images a lot easier.
A truthful color reproduction on the final image will significantly reduce the amount of post processing work with image. In the same way, this filter proves to be of great help in reducing the amount of time needed in the difficult post processing work of the time-lapse footage.
Kenko STARRY NIGHT frame incorporates a knurled edge on both sides. It makes the filter easy and smooth to attach and detach, and guarantees a firmer grip on the filter frame. Lens cap can be also attached on the front side of the filter. Moreover, the ultra-thin frame of this filter is designed to avoid vignetting even with wide-angle lenses.