How Lens Filters Are Made

For those of you who can appreciate the quality of hand made goods, you’ll probably be interested in watching the video below which shows the great lengths Lee Filters puts into making each and everyone of their products. The process is very technical and not a single step of it is done by mass production procedures to assure that each filter meets the company’s stringent high standards:

Below you can see the filter being hand-dyed by a Lee employee. The intensity of the graduated filter is determined by the softness in movement while the resin sheet is in the dye tank.

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  1. Do you know when was this filmed?

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