Heliopan Bay 60 #8 Yellow Filter

BH #HE8B60 • MFR #708803
Heliopan
Heliopan Bay 60 #8 Yellow Filter
Key Features
  • #8 Filter for Enhanced B&W Contrast
  • 2x Filter Factor, +1 Stop
  • Bay 60 Front Filter Mount
  • Front and Rear Coating
The Heliopan Bay 60 #8 Yellow Filter is a basic contrast filter, primarily for use with black and white film. This medium yellow filter 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 a 2x filter factor with this filter, requiring an increase of 1 stop for normal exposure.
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Heliopan Bay 60 #8 Yellow Filter

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Heliopan 708803 Overview

The Heliopan Bay 60 #8 Yellow Filter is a basic contrast filter, primarily for use with black and white film. This medium yellow filter 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 a 2x filter factor with this filter, requiring an increase of 1 stop for normal exposure.

The front and rear surfaces of the filter both feature a single anti-reflection coating. Each coating helps to increase light transmission by reducing reflections, scattered light, and ghosting. Additionally, they offer protection to the filter substrate while helping to keep the glass clean for longer than uncoated glass.

This Heliopan filter is constructed from Schott glass for increased optical clarity and color fidelity. It features a brass filter ring for durability as well as jamming prevention.

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.
Single coatings on both the front and rear offer protection to the glass and help to improve light transmission and image quality.
Constructed from Schott glass for optical clarity.
Brass filter ring helps to prevent jamming and provides additional strength.
Dual mounts with Bay 60 front filter mount permits combining with other filters.

Heliopan 708803 Specs

TypeYellow
SizeBay 60
Grade#8
Filter Factor2 (1 stop)
CoatingYes, single coating
EffectSubtly darkens skies, slight increase in overall contrast
ConstructionSchott glass
Front MountBay 60
Front Lens Cap SizeBay 60
Packaging Info
Package Weight0.245 lb
Box Dimensions (LxWxH)4.75 x 3.7 x 0.75"
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