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LEE Filters Daylight Fluorescent (FLD) Polyester Filter Set

B&H # LEDFS Mfr # SET-POLY-DAYFLR
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Lee makes kits specifically for shooting under fluorescent lighting: One for daylight film and one for tungsten film. This kit is for use for daylight film and includes an FL3600-D, FL4300-D and FL5700-D. These filters measure 100 x 100 (4 x 4").

An FL-D filter is used when you wish to correct for the greenish tone that appears when shooting daylight film under general purpose fluorescent lighting. An FL-W filter is used to balance daylight film under warm white or white type fluorescent lamps. An FL-B filter is used to correct the color balance when shooting tungsten film under fluorescent lighting.

NOTE: The FL series of filters alone does not always guarantee 100% correct color balance when shooting under fluorescent lighting. They are general purpose filters intended for moderate correction and will not, by themselves, necessarily provide perfect color rendition. Fluorescent lamps burn at many different temperatures and often require more demanding filtration for exact results. For specific filtration and professional use, it is strongly recommended that a color temperature meter be employed along with Color Correction filters (i.e.CC30M) when shooting under fluorescent lighting. This is the only proven way to achieve exact color correction.

The following system offers filter solutions to many fluorescent correction problems. Both color temperature conversion and green absorption functions are combined into one filter: the filter used depends on the fluorescent light and film type.

LEE FLUORESCENT CORRECTION FILTERS WITH TUNGSTEN FILM (3200K)

FILTERS

FL5700-B, for Cool White 5700K:

  • no flash: (approx. exp. increase = 1 1/3 stop)

  • with flash: use Plus Green over flash (approx. exp. increase = 1 1/3 stops)

    FL4300-B, for White 4300K:

  • no flash: (approx. exp. increase = 1 stop)

  • with flash: use 1/4 CTO + Plus Green over flash (approx. exp. increase = 2/3 stop)

    FL3600-B, for Warm White 3600K:

  • no flash: (approx. exp. increase = 2/3 stop)

  • with flash: use 1/2 CTO + Plus Green over flash (approx. exp. increase = 1 stop)

    LEE FLUORESCENT CORRECTION FILTERS WITH DAYLIGHT FILM (5500K)

    FL5700-D, for Cool White 5700K:

  • no flash: (approx. exp. increase = 2/3 stop)

  • with flash: use Plus Green over flash (approx. exp. increase = 1 2/3 stops)

    FL4300-D, for White 4300K:

  • no flash: (approx. exp. increase = 1 stop)

  • with flash: use 1/4 CTO + Plus Green over flash (approx. exp. increase = 2/3 stop)

    FL3600-D, for Warm White 3600K:

  • no flash: (approx. exp. increase = 1 2/3 stops)

  • with flash: use 1/2 CTO + Plus Green over flash (approx. exp. increase = 1 2/3 stops)

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