MAVEN High Standard Threaded 10 Stop Neutral Density Filters
Reducing 99.9% of the amount of available light, a 10 Stop Filter allows .1% of existing light to enter the camera. It is one of the most important tools in your arsenal if you are attempting very long exposures, especially in the daytime. Because it is often used during the daytime when it is sunny, Michael chose to color it GOLD. The 6061 Aluminum Ring also has 10 distinct grooves for tactile indication in lower light environments, such as cityscapes with care light trails.
The second part of this is the "ND," or the "Neutral Density," which means there should not be any change in color performance once you put the filter on, the scene should be "Neutral", without color change. Unfortunately, that is not the case with most ND filters on the market.
"MAVEN filters were born from having difficulty finding real Neutral filters. All of them, with rare exceptions, had color shift, making it a nightmare in post processing. I would rather spend extra to get it right in camera, and save those steps and time in front of a computer." Michael said.
Easier said than done, to achieve this, Michael developed a brand new testing method any photographer can do at home, and he invited them to inspect their own existing filters.
"I went through about a dozen manufacturers, they all wanted to offer me a very cheap product, with terrible performance, to sell at a very low price. I didn't want brand associated with cheap products, so I continued to search. Found a total of 3 manufacturers who could do it in prototypes, but there was only 1 who was willing to verify and test each filter after manufacturing. When I found that partner, I knew it was time to move forward." Michael said.
Every MAVEN 10 Stop ND filter has been independently tested and verified for color neutrality by serial number. No other filter company can say that.
MAVEN 10 STOP ND FILTER FEATURES INCLUDE:
- Elite, MAVEN Tier 1 Color Neutrality - Each Ring Filter Independently Verified
- Transmits .1% of light (10 Stops)
- 16 Layers of MRC (Multi-Resistant Coating, including anti-reflective and anti-scratch surfacing)
- Hydrophobic Nano Coating to minimize fingerprints or the need for cleaning
- Easy to remember GOLD Appearance
- Sets of 10 Traction Grooves to give tactile identification in dark environments.
- Manufactured with Schott B270, Pure White Optical Glass
- 6061 Aircraft Grade Aluminum Rings
- Comes with the MAVEN ORANGE Round BOX
- MAVEN's 100% Money Back Guarantee (If not happy after 30 days return for a full refund)
- MAVEN's 100% Anti-Theft Promise (If your filter gets stolen, provide proof of purchase and a police report, and MAVEN will replace your stolen filters!)
- MAVEN's Lifetime Warranty - If the filter ever breaks due to workmanship (not wear and tear) we will replace it for the cost of shipping!