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Rosco Cinegel #3409 Filter - RoscoSun 1/4 CTO - 20x24" Sheet

B&H # RO3409S MFR # RS340911
Rosco #3409 Filter - RoscoSun 1/4 CTO - 20x24"

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Cinegel filters are meticulously manufactured on a heat-resistant base polymer utilizing a patented deep-dyed technology for heat stability and superior color transmission.

On-line computerized colorimetry continuously monitors color and density against strict standards, thus assuring a reliable and consistent product.

AMBER RoscoSun Daylight Conversion filters are a range of amber filters that lower color temperature as needed. Although typically used on daylight 5500°K sources to balance with tungsten, the range offers a multitude of technical and aesthetic color correction possibilities.

UPC: 096727540103
Color RoscoSun 1/4 CTO
Size 20" x 24" (51x61cm) Sheet
Transmission 81%, -0.3s
Mired Shift +42
Application Converts 5500°K daylight to 4500°K. Used when slight correction is desired or when daylight is below 4000°K. Optically clear.
Packaging Info
Package Weight 0.05 lb
Box Dimensions (LxWxH) 24.0 x 20.25 x 0.01"

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#3409 Filter - RoscoSun 1/4 CTO - 20x24"
 
4.8

(based on 20 reviews)

Ratings Distribution

  • 5 Stars

     

    (16)

  • 4 Stars

     

    (4)

  • 3 Stars

     

    (0)

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100%

of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

Pros

  • Good color value (17)
  • Durable (13)
  • Long-lasting (11)

Cons

No Cons

Best Uses

  • Indoors (10)
  • Outdoors (8)
  • General purpose (6)
  • Low light (5)
  • Portraits (4)
    • Reviewer Profile:
    • Pro photographer (7), Semi-pro photographer (6), Photo enthusiast (3)
    • Was this a gift?:
    • No (14)

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5.0

Worked great for my 22" Beauty Dish

By Robby

from Lubbock, TX

About Me Semi-pro Photographer

Verified Buyer

Pros

  • Durable
  • Lightweight

Cons

    Best Uses

    • General Use
    • Indoors
    • Low Light
    • Night Time
    • Outdoors
    • Portraits
    • Special Events

    Comments about #3409 Filter - RoscoSun 1/4 CTO - 20x24":

    Used this gel for my beauty dish outdoors in the wind. Everything worked great and held up.

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    5.0

    Perfect for portrats

    By Rabeiro Photography

    from Fort Lauderdale, FL

    About Me Pro Photographer

    Verified Buyer

    Pros

    • Durable
    • Good Color Value
    • Long-Lasting

    Cons

      Best Uses

      • General Use
      • Indoors
      • Portraits

      Comments about #3409 Filter - RoscoSun 1/4 CTO - 20x24":

      I use this inside studio and outdoors to balance lighting. Does exactly as described.

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      4.0

      Color correction made easy

      By Wheaton Photographer

      from Wheaton, IL

      About Me Semi-pro Photographer

      Verified Buyer

      Pros

      • Durable
      • Long-Lasting

      Cons

        Best Uses

          Comments about #3409 Filter - RoscoSun 1/4 CTO - 20x24":

          Plenty of gel for use with my speedlights. Does a good job, but honestly I am still experimenting to get the best results.

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          5.0

          Handy for balancing slightly cold lights

          By Stuckshutter

          from Atlanta

          About Me Pro Photographer

          Verified Buyer

          Pros

          • Durable
          • Good Color Value
          • Lightweight
          • Long-Lasting

          Cons

            Best Uses

            • Indoors
            • Special Events

            Comments about #3409 Filter - RoscoSun 1/4 CTO - 20x24":

            Roscoe filters are as good as they come for mere mortals anyway. When you need to balance a light that's just a bit too cold to 3200, this is a great choice, double it to add more... versatile.

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            4.0

            Seems fine

            By Jim

            from Vista, CA

            About Me Photo Enthusiast

            Verified Buyer

            Pros

            • Good Color Value

            Cons

              Best Uses

                Comments about #3409 Filter - RoscoSun 1/4 CTO - 20x24":

                Cuts easily, and attaches with Gaffers Tape. No problems so far.

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                5.0

                Great price great product.

                By Chuck

                from Il

                Comments about #3409 Filter - RoscoSun 1/4 CTO - 20x24":

                Works great changing the color of a flash

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                5.0

                Plenty of Plastic for Multiple Densities

                By Daniel S.

                from Washington, DC

                About Me Pro Photographer

                Verified Buyer

                Pros

                • Durable
                • Good Color Value
                • Long-Lasting

                Cons

                  Best Uses

                  • General Use
                  • Indoors
                  • Low Light
                  • Night Time
                  • Outdoors
                  • Portraits
                  • Special Events

                  Comments about #3409 Filter - RoscoSun 1/4 CTO - 20x24":

                  Got the 1/4 CTO rather than the 1/2 so I can have more precise control over the warming. By layering the sheets, I could get warming effects in 1/4 increments. The 20x24 size gave me plenty of plastic to gel my speed lights and quantum flashes all the way to Full CTO and still have some left over for lighter conversions.Other than that, it's a filter and does what it does.

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                  4.0

                  Great Gel

                  By William

                  from NY,NY

                  About Me Semi-pro Photographer

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                  Verified Buyer

                  Pros

                  • Durable
                  • Good Color Value

                  Cons

                    Best Uses

                    • Outdoors

                    Comments about #3409 Filter - RoscoSun 1/4 CTO - 20x24":

                    Great for warming up your speedlite.

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                    (2 of 2 customers found this review helpful)

                     
                    5.0

                    Does the trick

                    By Tauran

                    from Miami, FL

                    About Me Pro Photographer

                    Verified Buyer

                    Pros

                    • Good Color Value

                    Cons

                      Best Uses

                      • Low Light
                      • Outdoors
                      • Portraits

                      Comments about #3409 Filter - RoscoSun 1/4 CTO - 20x24":

                      There is not much to say about this gel filter regarding to quality and durability.
                      I use primarily on my speedlights to get the fill light matching the ambient light when shooting outdoors. It really does the trick adding a nice orange/gold light to my subjects (specially sunset/ sunrise).
                      I cut a strip of 1/4 CTO (4x the width of my speedlight) and have it folded a couple of times. This way I can have a range from 1/4 to a full stop (orange intensity) depending how I use it (all unfolded=1/4, folded in half=1/2, half+1 end folded=3/4, and all folded=1 full stop). Pretty simple.
                      Cheap and very effective.

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                      5.0

                      Quality Gel

                      By Marshall

                      from Buford, GA

                      About Me Pro Photographer

                      Verified Buyer

                      Pros

                      • Attach Securely
                      • Durable
                      • Good Color Value
                      • Long-Lasting
                      • Powerful

                      Cons

                        Best Uses

                        • Indoors

                        Comments about #3409 Filter - RoscoSun 1/4 CTO - 20x24":

                        I use this on my daylight balanced florescent lights, and it works great for warming them closer to tungsten light. The quality of the gel is good, I can't find anything to complain about.

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                        5.0

                        Works just fine

                        By Gregg

                        from Bellevue, WA

                        About Me Photo Enthusiast

                        Verified Buyer

                        Pros

                        • Good Color Value

                        Cons

                          Best Uses

                          • Daylight
                          • Outdoors

                          Comments about #3409 Filter - RoscoSun 1/4 CTO - 20x24":

                          I cut the gel sheet into small sheets to attach over my Speedlites using rubber bands to slightly warm my fill flash during daylight shoots. I think it provides for a more natural skin tone. The gel size is large enough to probably last me a couple of decades as I lose or ruin the cutouts over time.

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                          5.0

                          It's a sheet of gel, what do you want?

                          By Chopper

                          from VA

                          About Me Semi-pro Photographer

                          Verified Buyer

                          Pros

                          • Durable
                          • Good Color Value
                          • Long-Lasting

                          Cons

                            Best Uses

                            • General Use
                            • Indoors
                            • Low Light
                            • Night Time
                            • Outdoors

                            Comments about #3409 Filter - RoscoSun 1/4 CTO - 20x24":

                            Solid stuff. Cheap, doesn't tear or rip. Takes more of a beating than you'd expect. One sheet will last you forever for hotshoe SLR flashes. I have some around my Nikon speedlight all the time (attached with Velcro), seems to survive fine. 1/4 good for warming the flash up just a bit.

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                            5.0

                            Good for what it does

                            By JKPhotog

                            from Reno, NV

                            About Me Pro Photographer

                            Verified Buyer

                            Pros

                            • Durable
                            • Good Color Value
                            • Long-Lasting

                            Cons

                              Best Uses

                              • Indoors

                              Comments about #3409 Filter - RoscoSun 1/4 CTO - 20x24":

                              These are solid sheets, sturdy and well worth the value. I'll keep buying these.

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                              • No

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                              5.0

                              Good for what it does

                              By JKPhotog

                              from Reno, NV

                              About Me Pro Photographer

                              Verified Buyer

                              Pros

                              • Durable
                              • Good Color Value
                              • Long-Lasting

                              Cons

                                Best Uses

                                • Indoors

                                Comments about #3409 Filter - RoscoSun 1/4 CTO - 20x24":

                                Not much to say, but these are solid sheets, sturdy and well worth the value. I'll keep buying these.

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                                (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

                                 
                                5.0

                                Great product. A must for full flash

                                By Kolen

                                from Berkeley, CA

                                About Me Photo Enthusiast

                                Verified Buyer

                                Pros

                                • Attach Securely
                                • Good Color Value
                                • Long-Lasting

                                Cons

                                  Best Uses

                                  • Indoors
                                  • Low Light
                                  • Outdoors

                                  Comments about #3409 Filter - RoscoSun 1/4 CTO - 20x24":

                                  I use this primarily for fill flash to match the color temperature of the flash to the ambient light.

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                                  • No

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                                  4.0

                                  Accurate CTO - but thin

                                  By John

                                  from Atlanta

                                  Verified Buyer

                                  Pros

                                  • Good Color Value

                                  Cons

                                    Best Uses

                                      Comments about #3409 Filter - RoscoSun 1/4 CTO - 20x24":

                                      I use these to balance a 56k LED fixture to varying degrees for indoor lighting. I tend to use 1/4 sheets(or multiple sheets of 1/4) to more accurately dial-in my desired temperature.

                                      Good color accuracy but (as with most gels) I find them too thin for my liking. I haven't seen any options for a thicker gel?!?!

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                                      5.0

                                      Works like it should

                                      By debuys

                                      from B'ham AL

                                      Verified Buyer

                                      Pros

                                      • Durable
                                      • Good Color Value
                                      • Long-Lasting

                                      Cons

                                        Best Uses

                                        • General Use

                                        Comments about #3409 Filter - RoscoSun 1/4 CTO - 20x24":

                                        perfect for cooling the LED blues one layer at a time

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                                        5.0

                                        Multiple uses and Great Color.

                                        By Upstate Alfie

                                        from Upstate, New York

                                        About Me Semi-pro Photographer

                                        Verified Buyer

                                        Pros

                                        • Durable
                                        • Good Color Value
                                        • Good Dollar Value
                                        • Long-Lasting

                                        Cons

                                        • None at this time

                                        Best Uses

                                        • General Use
                                        • Various Light Sources

                                        Comments about #3409 Filter - RoscoSun 1/4 CTO - 20x24":

                                        I use this product to help help convert the blueish cast made by my LED lights to a more incandescent color. It works great. 1/4 CTO introduces a very mild yellow/orange cast.

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                                        5.0

                                        The price is right

                                        By Nate

                                        from The Wild West

                                        About Me Semi-pro Photographer

                                        Verified Buyer

                                        Pros

                                        • Efficient
                                        • Good Color Value

                                        Cons

                                        • Flimsy

                                        Best Uses

                                        • Indoors
                                        • Outdoors

                                        Comments about #3409 Filter - RoscoSun 1/4 CTO - 20x24":

                                        You can't go wrong with this much material for this price. I bought this size roll to cut up for smaller gelling situations, and I may never live long enough to run out of it. The only con is that in the gear bag, they can get crinkled or creased, but c'mon -- even if you haphazardly toss them into the bottom of the camera bag and pile stuff on top, that's to be expected, and you're still never going to run out.

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                                        5.0

                                        Good stuff and cheap

                                        By Midtown Jimmi

                                        from New York, NY

                                        About Me Hobbyist/Enthusiast

                                        Verified Buyer

                                        Pros

                                        • Durable
                                        • Good Color Value

                                        Cons

                                          Best Uses

                                            Comments about #3409 Filter - RoscoSun 1/4 CTO - 20x24":

                                            Nothing too deep to say here. Got it to colorcorrect my flashes. Does the job, does it well. Cheap enough for what it is. [...]

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