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Formatt Hitech 86mm Combination 85/Linear Polarizing Glass Filter

B&H # FO85P86 Mfr # BF 86-85POLAR
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Formatt Combination Linear Polarizing and 85 Glass Filter - Light rays which are reflected become polarized. Polarizing filters are used to select which light rays enter your camera lens. They can remove unwanted reflections from non-metallic surfaces such as water or glass and also saturate colors providing better contrast. The effect can be seen through the viewfinder and changed by rotating the filter. The filter factor varies according to how the filter is rotated and its orientation to the sun.

Using tungsten film in daylight will produce a bluish cast. The 85 series will produce natural colors when shooting tungsten film outdoors.   

This 85/polarizer combo filter converts Type B (tungsten) film to daylight and produces slightly cooler results than the 85B.

Formatt, a company with three generations of professional filter-making experience produces every filter to the highest technical standards. The finest materials, together with state of-the-art production technology have resulted in a standard of optical excellence unmatched anywhere else.

Note! Linear polarizers are used with most manual focus cameras and are not recommended for auto-focus cameras. All auto-focus and certain manual focus cameras require circular polarizers. Consult your instruction manual.

This filter eliminates ultraviolet rays to remove haze from outdoor shots as well as polarizing the light to remove reflections, and increase color saturation
Converts Type B (tungsten) film to daylight
Type Combination 85/Linear polarizer
Size 86mm
Grade Not Applicable
Filter Factor
  • Polarizer - Filter factor is between 2.3 and 2.8 (approx. +1.3 stops) (approx)
  • 85 - 1.8 (+2/3 stop)
  • Multi-Coated Not Applicable
    Rotating Yes
    Effect
  • Polarizer - Removes reflections and increases color saturation without affecting the overall color balance
  • 85 - Converts Type "B" film to daylight
  • Application Nature, travel, outdoor photography
    Color Temperature An 85 decreases the color temperature from 5500-3400 Kelvin
    Construction Schott Water White Optical Glass
    Front Filter Thread Size 86mm
    Front Lens Cap Size 86mm
    Formatt Hitech 86mm Combination 85/Linear Polarizing Glass Filter
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