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Header image for article At the Bench: Schneider RHOdium FSND Filters

At the Bench: Schneider RHOdium FSND Filters

Schneider has pushed ND filter technology forward with their line of Full Spectrum ND filters. As the name implies, these ND filters take into account the full spectrum of possible IR contamination. Previously, ND filters addressed the IR contamination that sensors captured in certain shooting conditions, but with a shift in dark colors. Full Spectrum ND filters are designed to complement refinements in sensor manufacturing that help address IR contamination.

I was curious to see how these filters performed when compared to other types of ND filters on some of today's most popular cameras. I took this as an excuse to head to Palm Springs, California and shoot some tests. Watch my video to learn more about Full Spectrum ND filters and see the results of my tests with the ARRI ALEXA and RED WEAPON.

Ian McCausland
Camera Technology Specialist, AbelCine LA

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