Nikon 62mm Soft Focus #1 Effect Glass Filter is excellent for portraits and produce a romantic style haze to images. This feature multi-coated glass that helps to reduce flare and ghosting as well as protecting the front lens surface from the elements. It is good for portraits and gives a "romantic" style haze to images. This filter is stronger and produces a fog-like effect in landscapes, or highlights a small subject surrounded by dark space. Also protect lens front element from scratches, dirt, dust and other damages.