Firecrest Ultra Colby Brown Signature Edition Landscape Kit


Firecrest Ultra Colby Brown Signature Edition Landscape Kit


This Firecrest Ultra kit contains three essential filters, hand-selected by world-renowned photographer Colby Brown, and should be considered a “must have” filter kit for any serious landscape, travel, or outdoor photographer. 

This kit includes the following items: 

  • Firecrest Ultra ND 1.8,

  • Firecrest Ultra ND Soft Edge Grad 0.6

  • Firecrest Ultra ND Reverse Grad 0.6

  • (NEW) Firecrest 100mm Filter Ki

    • 100mm Filter Holder

    • Soft Touch Outer Case

    • 82-82mm Rotating Adaptor Ring

    • 67-82mm Step Ring

    • 72-82mm Step Ring

    • 77-82mm Step Ring

  • Firecrest 82mm Ultraslim polariser

  • Filter pouches

  • Exclusive Colby Brown booklet

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Colby Brown

Colby Brown is an internationally renowned photographer, photo educator and author from Denver, Colorado. Specializing in landscape, travel and humanitarian photography, his portfolio spans the four corners of the globe. In 2011 Colby founded “The Giving Lens”, an organization that combines his prodigious talent as a photographer with humanitarian work on various causes such as clean drinking water, education, women’s rights and species preservation. Colby’s social media following numbers in the millions.

Landscape Filter Kit

The emphasis of the Landscape Filter kit is using graduated ND filters to enhance the skies in your outdoor photography. The kit also includes a 6 stop ND for creating misty and ethereal effects in waterfall, stream, and seascape shots.

The kit is available in 100mm and includes holder system and wide angle lens adapter ring, making it a turnkey filter kit solution. Filter only kits are also available. A Premium Edition is available with a Firecrest Superslim 105mm Circular polariser and adapter ring. This kit includes the filter pouches and exclusive Colby Brown booklet.

Firecrest ND

6 stop ND filter

Neutral Density (or ND) filters produce a grey neutral effect and are used to reduce light in photography, enabling control over exposure and depth of field without affecting color or contrast. ND's are made in different densities according to the level of light reduction from 1 stop to 10 stops (even 13 and 16 stops) of light.

Colby has chosen the 6 stop ND because it is a versatile middle density perfect for creating misty and ethereal effects in water.

Firecrest ND Soft Edge Grad

The versatile 2 stop ND grad

Soft Edge graduated filters transition across the filter toward the center, and although there is a horizon line, it is subtle. This allows for horizon transitions to be more easily hidden in a scene, especially with an undulating horizon line such as mountains, buildings or trees. 

ND Reverse Grad

A specialty 2 stop ND for sunrise and sunset

The reverse grad is a vital tool if you are looking to take sunrise or sunset shots. This is because the ND part of the grad is upside down, with the darker part at the middle of the filter and the lighter part at the top. This ensures the maximum light reduction when the sun is at or near the horizon.

Firecrest SuperSlim Polariser

Included in the Premier Kit

The effect that polarisers have on photography is almost magical. Bright glaring reflections on water magically disappear. Foliage becomes deep and rich. Haze evaporates from the sky leaving clouds silhouetted against dramatic blue skies. Formatt-Hitech’s Firecrest SuperSlim polarisers are of the finest available. The circular polarisation pattern means that they work seamlessly with any digital sensor (linear polarisers from any manufacturer should be avoided when using CMOS sensors).

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