The Science of Light

Formatt Hitech is the first company to apply advanced science and technology to the development of filters for digital photography and cinema. Our Firecrest coating technology allows us to manufacture filters designed for use with the ultra-high megapixel cameras on the market today. With Firecrest, we now offer the most neutral ND filters on the market, the darkest ND filters on the market, and our circular filters are offered in the thinnest rings on the market. Formatt Hitech filters are carefully crafted in the UK.

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Firecrest Ultra IRND

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Firecrest ND

Firecrest multi-coating technology to fit any budget.

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Application and use of Formatt Hitech filters and systems

Formatt Hitech remains the only company who can produce genuinely bonded filters. This Firecrest multicoating technology,...

All serious landscape photographers use filters. Controlling and modifying the luminance of the sky is...

Travel photography benefits greatly from the use of filters. Filters can dramatically enhance skies, and...

Long exposure photography is a specialized type of photography that relies heavily on dark ND...

Advanced tips to get the most out of your Formatt Hitech filters. Preventing Light Leaks...

A basic overview of filters and how they're used in photography. Filter Basics Filters are...

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Firecrest Superslim UV MC Filter (39mm, 49mm, 52mm, 62mm)


Superslim Uncoated Stackable Circular Polarizer