Absorbs the ultraviolet rays which often makes outdoor photographs hazy and indistinct. A multi-purpose, fine-weather filter for color as well as black and white photos. Also serves as a permanent lens protector. Digital Multi-Coated, greatly reduce the appearance of lens flare and ghosting caused by reflections. Black Almite Frame, a black mattealuminum satin finish almite frame which reduces reflections. Black Rimmed Glass, black rimmed glass to reduce the chance of light reflecting off the edge. Low Profile Frame, ultra thin filter frames to help avoid vignetting on super wide angle lenses are also designed to hold a lens cap.