Kodak 3 x 3" #2A Pale Yellow Optical Wratten 2 Filter is an industry-standard filter that just got better. With the same spectral response and color as current Wratten Gelatin Filters, Kodak Wratten 2 Optical Filters offer several improvements.
The #2A absorbs ultraviolet radiation. This weak yellow filter is used to control minimal contrast in black and white photography. Should more contrast be desired, try a higher grade filter such as 2B, 9, 12 or 15.
Wratten 2 Improvements
Easier to handle
Color consistent today, and 6 months from now as well
Wratten 2 Optical Filters are less sensitive to humidity, less prone to static cling
Fingerprint removal is also easier
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3 x 3" (75 x 75mm)
2 (+1 stop)
Contrast control, enhanced skin tones, tonal corrections and more dramatic landscapes; noticeable increase in contrast with black and white films
Controlling contrast in black and white photography