Picking the Right Birns and Sawyer Matte Box

The Birns and Sawyer Matte Box is a tool that helps you to block out unnecessary light and any sources of hard and harsh light from falling on your camera lens. It is an important part of video shooting as well as still life photography. The following is a guide to choosing the right Birns and Sawyer Matte Box for your setup.

About the Birns and Sawyer Matte Box

The Birns and Sawyer Matte Box is a specialized photography device designed to cut out unnecessary light and any sources of hard and harsh light. But, it can also serve the purpose of holding additional plastic and glass based filters in front of the primary lens of your camera. The box may be supported by the primary lens of the camera or the couple of rods along the camera’s length.

To select the best possible Birns and Sawyer Matte Box for your setup, you will need to consider the placing and the intensity of light sources relative to the subject of your photograph’s composition. This will help in determining the size and the orientation of the French flags and the fins. Also, you should consider the focal length of the primary lens of the camera if you plan to use the Birns and Sawyer Matte Box for holding any additional lenses or filters.