Formatt Hitech 46mm Glass Skylight 1A Filter

Formatt Hitech 46mm Glass Skylight 1A Filter

Formatt Hitech 46mm Glass Skylight 1A Filter

B&H # FOUVS1A46 MFR # BF 46-UVSKY1A
Formatt Hitech 46mm Glass Skylight 1A Filter

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Product Highlights

  • Reduces Bluish Cast of Daylight
  • Absorbs Ultraviolet Light
  • Decreases Blue to Yellow Transmission
  • Peak Visible Light Absorption at 500nm
  • 2.5x Filter Factor, +1.3 Stop
  • Adds Magenta Tone, Warms Entire Image
  • Schott B270 Glass
  • Non-Coated
  • Aluminum-Alloy Filter Ring
  • Flannelette Pouch
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Formatt Hitech BF 46-UVSKY1A overview

  • 1Description

The Formatt Hitech 46mm Glass Skylight 1A Filter is a general use filter designed to reduce the bluish cast of daylight when used on a film camera system with daylight film installed, or on a digital camera system with its daylight white balance setting selected.

This filter achieves its effect by absorbing ultraviolet light while purposely creating a warm cast over an entire image with a magenta tone. The addition of that warm cast with magenta tone is also obtained by decreasing the transmittance of visible light wavelengths associated with blue, green, and yellow relative to other colors within the visible spectrum. Peak visible light absorption occurs at 500nm within the blue-green spectrum.

The Formatt Hitech 46mm Glass Skylight 1A Filter is constructed from Schott B270 glass for increased optical clarity as well as color fidelity and features an aluminum-alloy filter ring for durability while remaining lightweight. When used, this filter's 0.4 density darkens the entire image by 1.3 stops. This reduction in exposure can be compensated for by adjusting the aperture setting of the lens it is placed on, or the shutter speed of the camera being used.

Reduces bluish cast of daylight by absorbing UV light and adding a warm cast with a magenta tone to an entire image when used on a film camera system with daylight film installed, or on a digital camera system with its daylight white balance setting selected
0.4 density filter with 2.5x filter factor darkens the image by 1.3 stops
Filter density can be compensated for by adjusting lens aperture or camera shutter speed
Constructed from Schott B270 Glass for optical clarity
Non-coated
Aluminum-alloy filter ring for durability while remaining lightweight
Knurled front edges provide a more textured grip when mounting or removing it from a lens
Flannelette pouch included for storage and transport
UPC: 886235183608
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Formatt Hitech 46mm Glass Skylight 1A Filter
  • Filter Pouch
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    Formatt Hitech BF 46-UVSKY1A specs

    Filter Type Skylight 1A
    Filter Factor 0.4 (+1.3 Stop)
    Shape Circle
    Circular Size 46 mm
    Front Accessory Thread / Bayonet None
    Filter Material Glass
    Ring Material Aluminum
    Knurling Top
    Coatings None
    Color Temperature Effect Warming
    Packaging Info
    Package Weight 0.05 lb
    Box Dimensions (LxWxH) 4.0 x 3.9 x 0.9"

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