Tiffen 62mm Combination 85B / Neutral Density 0.9 Filter

Tiffen 62mm Combination 85B / Neutral Density 0.9 Filter

Tiffen 62mm Combination 85B / Neutral Density 0.9 Filter

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Tiffen 62mm Combination 85B / Neutral Density 0.9 Filter


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Product Highlights

  • Balances Tungsten to Daylight
  • Permits Using Fast ISO In Bright Light
  • Use to Create Blurs/Special Effects
  • Permits Use of Wider Apertures
  • Use With Film or Digital Cameras
  • Helps Controls Depth of Field
  • Black Aluminum Filter Ring
  • ColorCore Glass
  • Made in the USA
  • 10-Year Warranty
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  • 1Description

The 62mm Combination 85B / Neutral Density 0.9 Filter from Tiffen will produce natural colors when shooting with tungsten film outdoors.

What do you do when you must take some photos outdoors and all you have left is tungsten film? Using tungsten film in daylight will produce a bluish cast in the photograph. The 85 series of filters will "bring back", i.e. color balance the tones in your images. This yellow filter is used to correct differences in color temperature between the recording medium (film/video) and the light source. An 85B filter converts tungsten film to daylight. 

Neutral Density
A solid Neutral Density filter from Tiffen has several uses and offers the possibility to achieve otherwise unachievable results. It enables the shooter to adjust exposure without affecting color balance. ND filters appear gray and reduce the amount of light reaching the either the sensor of a digital camera or the film plane of a traditional film camera.

Neutral Density filters are used to create some unusual special effects such as capturing the "blur" of the rippling water of a waterfall or the swirling effect of city traffic. Since they allow the use of slower shutter speeds in bright light, it becomes possible to create these special effects that would normally not be possible to capture without the filter. And since they can also help to control your depth of field, they permit you to shoot at wider apertures. Ultimately, their value is in helping to prevent bright, overly washed out images shot in bright light

Tiffen's ColorCore glass is produced through a process that entails permanently laminating the filter material in between two pieces of optical glass that are ground flat to tolerances of a ten-thousandth of an inch, then mounting them in precision aluminum rings.

This is special filter that combines the effects of two of Tiffen's most popular filters -It potentially saves you the expense of having to shoot with two separate filters to achieve the same effect
The 85B converts tungsten film that is essentially blue in nature, to normal daylight. It can, if used by itself, be used indoors when shooting under incandescent (household) lighting to bring colors back to reasonably normal tones
A neutral density filter is used to create special effects such as blurred running water. Since it permits use of wider apertures, you also have more control of your depth of field
Normally, a neutral density filter is used when you need to shoot with high speed ISOs under bright conditions such as a beach. ND filters are available in various grades to achieve the effect you want
Tiffen's ColorCore glass is sealed between two optical glass sheets. In this way, Tiffen can better control the various densities of their filters and thereby create more exact degrees of filtration. This process makes for greater accuracy of color as opposed to glass that is simply dyed and become subject to deviation during the dye process
Tiffen, a leader in the filter industry, proudly makes its filters in the USA and backs up its products with a solid 10-year warranty
UPC: 049383189582
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Tiffen 62mm Combination 85B / Neutral Density 0.9 Filter
  • Plastic Case
  • 10-Year Warranty
  • Table of Contents
    • 1Description
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    Type Combination 85B Color Conversion / Neutral Density 0.9 filter
    Size 62mm
    Grade Not Applicable
    Filter Factor 85B: 1.8 (+2/3 stop)
    Neutral Density: 3 stop, Reduces ISO by 1/8
    Multi-Coated Not Applicable
    Rotating Not Applicable
    Effect 85B: Removes excessive blue from images and produces more natural colors
    Neutral Density: To use high speed ISOs in bright light
    Application When pleasing color balance is desired when shooting with tungsten film outdoors
    Nature, travel, outdoor photography
    Color Temperature 85B: Decreases the color temperature from 5500-3200 Kelvin
    Neutral Density: No change
    Construction ColorCore Glass
    Front Filter Thread Size 62mm
    Front Lens Cap Size 62mm
    Packaging Info
    Package Weight 0.2 lb
    Box Dimensions (LxWxH) 4.3 x 3.6 x 0.5"

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