It is easy to see why the black pro mists have been such a success over the past 30 or so years. It’s unique layering of contrast combined with a gauzy, paintly halation. As a twist on the stand of pro halation spill effect. Even at it’s lowest density, it delivers an effective and increase in the halation which adds a pleasing dap of warmth, but is not transported to the skin tone values. This becomes more apparent when you use densities of 1 quarter and above.
In the heavier densities the spill is quite aggressive, form the practical light, with the warm tone becoming more apparent. Yet the subtle but effective look still continues to make the pro mist filter a staple look for many cinematographers in the digital world.