The LEE Filters 4 x 4" #8 Yellow Polyester Filter is a basic contrast filter, primarily for use with black and white film, that slightly darkens skies, helps to cut through haze, and improves overall contrast. It is the most common contrast filter for black and white photography, producing an accurate tonal range and compensating for the blue sensitivity of panchromatic film. There is an approximate 1.3x filter factor with this filter, requiring an increase of 0.3 stop for normal exposure.
This 4 x 4" / 101.6 x 101.6mm filter is manufactured from high-quality polyester materials, is durable and easy to clean, and can be cut-to-size or mounted within filter frames for use.
Yellow contrast filter for black and white film subtly darkens skies, cuts through haze, and gives greater contrast overall.
Produces accurate tones in order to compensate for panchromatic film's blue sensitivity.
Constructed from polyester materials for maintained image quality and clarity.
Filter measures 4 x 4" / 101.6 x 101.6mm and can be cut-to-size or set within a filter frame for use.
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4 x 4" / 101.6 x 101.6 mm
Approx. 1.3 (0.3 stop)
Subtly darkens skies, slight increase in overall contrast