This video of a TIG welding perfectly shows the effect of proper illumination and filtering.
As you can see, the contrast from one to the next is quite drastic.
From left to right:
1) Without active illumination
2) With just a band-pass filter
3) With our CAVILUX Illumination laser and band-pass filter
Video courtesy of Nobby Tech Ltd.
Read about the benefits of laser illumination from the article Effective and Versatile High-Power Laser Illumination