The Flip Filter System by Backscatter provides you with the most comprehensive filter kit available. We've got you covered underwater with color correction, lens correction as well as topside lenses like neutral density filters and more. Read the comprehensive guide. Flip,Filters,FLIP5,GoPro,Hero,3,3+,4,5,6,Best,Underwater,Best GoPro,Underwater Filter,Macro,Lens,Filter,Solutions,3,3+,4,5,Guide,Best Filter,flip8,hero8,8

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FLIP8/9 | Underwater Video Test FootageFLIP8/9 | Overview & Installation InstructionsLOOK NO FURTHER Are you new to the GoPro or a long time shooter looking to get the best imagery possible with your camera? The Flip Filter System by Backscatter provides you with the most comprehensive filter kit available. We've got you covered underwater with color correction, lens correction as well as topside filters like neutral density filters and more. We also know that good footage involves stable footage, and have come out with our GoPro camera trays, tripods, and more. Read the full article to get caught up to date on our GoPro Underwater Solutions. Table of Contents:Challenge #1: Bad Underwater ColorSolution: FLIP8/9 Color Correction SolutionsChallenge #2: Blurry Close-Up Photos & VideoSolution: Flip +10 Close-Up & +15 MACROMATE MiniRecommended Underwater GoPro ConfigurationsThe Flip Filters System ChartCHALLENGE #1: BAD UNDERWATER COLOR Topside, the GoPro cameras are a no-brainer for capturing stunning, wide angle, HD footage in good lighting conditions. Underwater is a much different story, with the camera needing the addition of a red filter to help correct your images from being all blue or all green. Every diver has noticed that the underwater environment is one of the monochromatic hues rather than distinct colors. Depending on your location, objects will take on a blue or green cast at the expense of all things yellow, orange, red, etc. This is because water acts as a filter of red light. The deeper you dive the more the red spectrum is filtered from the ambient light. You can, however, emphasize the existing red light by filtering out the blue spectrum with a red filter. ACTUAL GOPRO IMAGES WITHOUT FILTER & WITH FLIP8/9 FILTERWatch the video below to see the examples of the GoPro Camera WITHOUT our color correction filter and WITH our FLIP8/9 Color Correction System while diving at various depths:SOLUTION: FLIP8/9 COLOR CORRECTION SOLUTIONS As hardcore GoPro users, we discovered that capturing the best underwater color requires the use of multiple filters. After hundreds of hours of testing, we've perfected a multi-filter system and integrated it into our world-renowned FLIP design. The FLIP8/9 Filter System gives you multiple filters at the flip of one finger. Optimal color has never been so easy! The FLIP8/9 Filter System features a universal filter shape that works with either on the side or top position. The FLIP8/9 System features professional craftsmanship made of aircraft grade anodized aluminum. Get the FLIP8/9 Two Filter Kit for two filters on the same dive, and change them with a flip! Outfit your GoPro 5, 6, 7, 8 or 9 with SHALLOW and DIVE filters, our GREENWATER filter or add any other filter via our 55MM Filter Holder. Get Perfect Color in Green Water As Well! Not shooting in blue water? Try our GREENWATER color filter for perfect underwater color in cold water diving locations like Monterey, Catalina, British Columbia, Norway, freshwater lakes, and more. Below is a short video shot with the GoPro HERO7 Black outfitted with our GREENWATER filter. Diving at night with your GoPro and wanting to take FLUORESCENCE photos or video? Get our FLUORESCENCE Filter and pair it with a blue light! The following filters can mount directly to the side or top flip hinge. FLIP8/9 Color Correction Filters Compatible With Side And Top HingeThe following lenses and filters can mount directly to the side or top flip hinge with the use of the 55MM Filter Holder. 55mm Lenses and Filters for Threading Directly to 55mm Filter Holder CHALLENGE #2: BLURRY CLOSE-UP PHOTOS & VIDEO Without corrective optics, GoPro HERO 5, 6, 7, 8 & 9 cameras can only focus to about 1-2 feet underwater. The custom +15 MACROMATE MINI design allows you to get within 3 inches of your subject so you can bring the tiny wonders you find to the big screen. If your favorite underwater subjects are about the size of a golf ball, the +15 MACROMATE MINI is about to become your best friend. SOLUTION: FLIP +10 CLOSE-UP & +15 MACROMATE MINI PROFESSIONAL GOPRO MACRO The Flip +10 Close-Up works great for shooting subjects sized from soccer balls down to golf balls that are roughly 8-12 inches from the camera. However, the +15 MACROMATE MINI brings your focus to about 3 inches allowing you to fill the frame with subjects as small as a golf ball. The video frames below were shot with a GoPro Hero3 in narrow video mode and illustrate the difference between the lenses. The scorpion fish head was about the size of a softball. The camera was moved closer to the subject to get the +15 MACROMATE MINI image. Our staff favorite macro configuration is a FLIP8/9 with both a +15 MACROMATE MINI and +10 Close-Up Lens so we're ready for all subjects. Use FLIP Macro Lenses for Stunning Macro Photography The sample photos below were taken with a GoPro Hero 3+ Black camera set to medium photo mode. The first image is without lens and the second is with the +15 MACROMATE MINI. Use FLIP Macro Lenses to Bring Tiny Action to the Big Screen The video below was shot with a GoPro Hero3 camera set to narrow video mode and a +15 MACROMATE MINI lens. While the +15 MACROMATE MINI works in wide, medium, and narrow video modes, the narrow mode gives you the sharpest edges and the most stunning results. Watch this video to see how the +15 MACROMATE MINI has revolutionized GoPro for underwater. Fumble Free Flip Design Means You'll Never Lose Your Lens When the action is happening, you don't want to be fumbling with lenses. Our world famous flip design gives you one finger access to color filters and lenses on the same dive without the fear of dropping a lens into the deep. The +15 MACROMATE MINI threads securely to the aluminum 55MM Filter Holder Adaptor so you can always keep it handy. As you know, dive trips are expensive and require a lot of effort. The last thing you want to do is fumble or break gear on a once in a lifetime trip. The FLIP system and +15 MACROMATE MINI will not let you down and more importantly, it will revolutionize the way you use a GoPro underwater. RECOMMENDED UNDERWATER CONFIGURATIONSWide Angle / Blue Water Stable underwater video and perfect color with a flip! Our recommended configuration for wide angle shooting in blue water conditions with your GoPro camera and FLIP8/9 accessories will have you shooting underwater video like a pro! In addition to our FLIP8/9 Filter System, we recommend the Backscatter Double Handle and Tray (for stable footage), Locline Flex Arms, and Sola 2500 Video Lights to help light up your footage. Lighting in wide angle scenes dramatically assists the GoPro in acquiring better white balance in camera as well as increasing the contrast of your footage. BUY NOWMacro Capture the small and the smallest ocean critters with your GoPro camera. Following our recommended configuration for macro shooting, you'll be able to capture and light those basketball-sized subjects with the +10 Close-Up Lens, and the small wonders with the +15 MACROMATE MINI! In addition to our FLIP8/9 Filter System, we recommend the Backscatter Double Handle and Tray mounted on top of a Joby Gorillapod, Locline Flex Arms, and Sola 2500 Video Lights run in "spot" mode to help light up your macro footage. BUY NOWWide & Macro on the Same Dive Be prepared for whatever swims your way! Setting up your GoPro camera with FLIP8/9 filters and accessories as shown in our recommended configuration for both wide angle and macro shooting will ensure you never miss a shooting opportunity! In addition to our Backscatter FLIP8/9 Filter System, we recommend the Backscatter Double Handle and Tray mounted on top of a Joby Gorillapod, Locline Flex Arms, and Sola 2500 Video Lights run in "spot" mode to help light up your macro footage. BUY NOWGREENWATER Wide & Macro Cold water diving isn't all about the small critters, large scenes abound too! If you hail from the colder climes, use our recommended configuration for GREENWATER wide angle and macro shooting for your GoPro camera and FLIP8/9 filters and accessories. In addition to our FLIP8/9 Filter System, we recommend the Backscatter Double Handle and Tray mounted on top of the Joby Gorillapod, Locline Flex Arms, and Sola 2500 Video Lights run in "spot" mode to help light up your macro footage and "wide" mode to light up your scene. Lighting in wide angle scenes dramatically assists the GoPro in acquiring better white balance in camera as well as increasing the contrast of your footage. BUY NOWTHE FLIP FILTER SYSTEM CHART View this handy System Chart to see all of the FLIP Filter options possible for your GoPro Hero camera! All of the above Recommended Underwater Configurations are also included in the PDF download along with the System Chart!Why buy direct from Backscatter?Free lifetime tech support with every purchase. We will beat any advertised price. Free shipping to USA and Canada and low cost international shipping. SHOP NOW! GOPRO HERO9 CAMERA & THE ULTIMATE FLIP FILTER SYSTEM: The New GoPro HERO9 Camera & HousingsGoPro HERO9 Black Camera $499.99GoPro HERO9 Protective Dive Housing $49.99The GoPro HERO8 Camera & HousingsGoPro HERO8 Black Camera $399.99GoPro Protective Dive Housing $49.99Isotta GoPro 8 Housing $450.00The GoPro HERO7 Camera & HousingsGoPro HERO7 Black Camera $329.99 GoPro Super Suit Dive Housing $49.99Isotta GoPro 7 Housing $410.00Outfit Your GoPro With Our Popular PackagesFLIP8/9 One Filter Kit Color Correction System with DIVE Filter $59.00FLIP8/9 Two Filter Kit with SHALLOW & DIVE Color Correction Filters $99.00FLIP8/9 Pro Package with SHALLOW & DIVE Filters and +15 MACROMATE Mini $199.00FLIP Wide Angle Blue Water Package $169.00FLIP Wide and Macro Package $299.00FLIP Macro and Green Water Wide Package $319.00FLIP Macro Addict Package $349.00FLIP Color Corrections Filters FLIP SHALLOW filter Bluewater Color Correction Red Filter $19.95 FLIP DIVE filter Bluewater Color Correction Red Filter $19.95 FLIP GREENWATER Color Correction Magenta Filter $19.95 FLIP FLUORESCENCE Filter $19.95FLIP5 55MM Threaded SHALLOW Color Correction Filter $24.95FLIP5 55MM Threaded DIVE Color Correction Filter $24.95FLIP5 55MM Threaded GREENWATER Color Correction Filter $24.95Close Focus and Macro Correction Lenses FLIP 55MM +10 Close-Up Lens $19.95 +15 MACROMATE MINI Macro Lens & FLIP 55mm Adaptor $119.00FLIP Filters & Accessories FLIP 55MM Filter Holder $19.95FLIP FILTERS Neoprene Protective Pouch $5.99FLIP FILTERS Neoprene Protective Wallet for Filters $9.95 FLIP FILTERS Lens Removal Tool for GoPro HERO5, HERO6 & HERO7 $6.95Have an older GoPro? See the FLIP7 Filter KitsFLIP7 One Filter Kit Color Correction System with DIVE Filter $49.00FLIP7 Three Filter Kit with SHALLOW, DIVE, and DEEP Color Correction Filters $89.00FLIP7 Pro Package with SHALLOW, DIVE, and DEEP Filters and +15 MACROMATE Mini $179.00Related PostsSMOKING HOT HOLIDAY DEALS FOR UNDERWATER PHOTOGRAPHERS This holiday season we're offering unbelievable deals on the hottest gear every underwater photographer wants! Whether you're seeking a gift for that special diver in your life or treating ... Read More Best Underwater Video Light - The Backscatter Macro Wide 4300 Has You Covered The Backscatter Macro Wide 4300 Video Light is the ultimate video light for any video or photo shooter. Its compact size is great for travel, it’s versatile for macro and wide shooters, and offers pra... Read More Olympus E-PL10 Underwater Camera & Housing Review Striking a balance between value, performance, and ease of use is the ideal trinity of underwater photography equipment. 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