Tiffen 4 x 5.65" Combination Color Conversion 85/ND .6 Glass Filter

Tiffen 4 x 5.65" Combination Color Conversion 85/ND .6 Glass Filter

Tiffen 4 x 5.65" Combination Color Conversion 85/ND .6 Glass Filter

B&H # TI85N.6W4565 MFR # W456585N6
Tiffen 4 x 5.65" Combination Color Conversion 85/ND .6 Glass Filter

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  • Converts Tungsten to Daylight
  • Allows Use of Fast Film in Bright Light

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The Tiffen 85 series 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. These yellow filters are used to correct differences in color temperature between the recording medium (film/video) and the light source.

It should be noted that an 85 filter produces slightly cooler results than an 85B (with tungsten film in daylight) whereas an 85B converts tungsten film to daylight. The 85C produces the coolest results - more than either the 85 or 85B. However, it is interesting to remember that an 85C is also useful as a creative warming filter with daylight film in daylight.

A Tiffen Neutral Density filter has several uses and offers the possibility to achieve otherwise unachievable results. ND filters appear grey and reduce the amount of light reaching the film. They have no effect on color balance.

85 Series Color Conversion Chart

An 85 decreases the color temperature from 5500-3400° Kelvin
An 85A decreases the color temperature from 5500-3100° Kelvin
An 85B decreases the color temperature from 5500-3200° Kelvin
An 85C decreases the color temperature from 5500-3800° Kelvin

Neutral Density filters have four main uses

To enable slow shutter speeds to be used, especially with high speed films, to record movement in subjects such as waterfalls, clouds, or cars
To decrease depth of field by allowing wider apertures to be used, which helps separate subjects from their background
To decrease the effective ISO of high speed film (above ISO 400) and allow it to be used outdoors in bright situations
To allow cine and video cameras (which have fixed shutter speeds) to film subjects such as snow, sand or other bright scenes which could cause overexposure

Neutral Density Factors

ND.3 (exposure adjustment = 1 stop, reduces ISO 1/2)
ND.6 (exposure adjustment = 2 stops, reduces ISO 1/4)
ND.9 (exposure adjustment = 3 stops, reduces ISO 1/8)
ND1.2 (exposure adjustment = 4 stops, reduces ISO 1/16
UPC: 049383196498
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Tiffen 4 x 5.65" Combination Color Conversion 85/ND .6 Glass Filter
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    • 1Description
    Filter Type Solid ND Combination
    Combination Type 85 Color Conversion
    Density 0.6 (2 Stops)
    Shape Rectangle
    Rotating No
    Rectangular Size 4 x 5.65" (101.6 x 143.5 mm)
    Front Thread / Bayonet Unthreaded
    Filter Thickness 0.16" (4 mm)
    Filter Material Glass
    Coating Multi-Coated
    Packaging Info
    Package Weight 0.7 lb
    Box Dimensions (LxWxH) 6.5 x 5.1 x 1.0"

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