Other Brand 62mm 80B Color Conversion Glass Filter

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Other Brand 62mm 80B Color Conversion Glass Filter

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The 80 series of filters are blue. They are used to balance daylight film under artificial, tungsten or standard (household) incandescent lighting.

You've been given an assignment to do some slide copying on a copy stand. Unfortunately, you only have daylight film and you notice that the copy stand is loaded with 3400K photofloods. Not to worry! An 80B is a strong dark-blue filter that will balance your colors back to reasonable normality. This filter can also be used as a "conversion" filter for when you are shooting in a room with incandescent light (household light bulbs) and daylight film.     

This filter allows you to "balance", i.e. bring back, correct color tone to your images. There is some loss of film speed that may require the use of a tripod but, at least, your photos will demonstrate the proper tonality they so richly deserve.

80 Series Color Conversion Chart

80A increases color temperature from 3200-5500 degrees Kelvin (commonly used with 3200K lamps)
80B increases color temperature from 3400-5500 degrees Kelvin (commonly used with photoflood lamps)
80C increases color temperature from 3800-5500 degrees Kelvin (commonly used with flashbulbs)
80D increases color temperature from 4100-5500 degrees Kelvin (commonly used to remove extreme orange or red)
Type 80B Color Conversion
Size 62mm
Grade Not applicable
Filter Factor 4 (+2 stop)
Multi-Coated No
Rotating No
Effect Balances daylight film for use with most standard tungsten lighting, studio lighting and copy stand lighting
Application Used to shoot daylight film under artificial (household) lighting conditions
Color Temperature Increases color temperature from 3400-5500 degrees Kelvin
Construction Glass
Front Filter Thread Size 62mm
Front Lens Cap Size 62mm
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