Schneider 40.5mm Combination 85/Neutral Density (ND) 0.9 Filter

Schneider 40.5mm Combination 85/Neutral Density (ND) 0.9 Filter

Schneider 40.5mm Combination 85/Neutral Density (ND) 0.9 Filter

B&H # SC85ND.940.5 MFR # 69-405859
Schneider 40.5mm Combination 85/Neutral Density (ND) 0.9 Filter

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  • Converts Tungsten Film to Daylight
  • High Quality Schott Glass

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The Schneider 40.5mm Combination 85/Neutral Density 0.9 Filter is a very unique filter that offers possibilities that other filters don't.

Neutral Density Filter
Neutral Density filters have several uses and offer the possibility to achieve otherwise unachievable results. ND filters appear gray and reduce the amount of light reaching the film. They have no effect on color balance.

85 Color Conversion Filter
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.

Note: Whereas the 85 series is used for tungsten film under daylight conditions, use the 80 series of filters when using daylight film under tungsten lighting

Schneider Quality Control

Schneider filters are ground and polished to a precise flatness and plane parallelism
Because all Schneider filters are designed and manufactured with the highest possible degree of consistency, you can swap like filters mid-shoot with no discernible variation in color or effect

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 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)
ND 1.2 (exposure adjustment = 4 stops, reduces ISO 1/16)
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Schneider 40.5mm Combination 85/Neutral Density (ND) 0.9 Filter
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  • Table of Contents
    • 1Description
    Filter Type Solid ND Combination
    Combination Type 85 Color Conversion
    Density 0.9 (3 Stops)
    Shape Circle
    Circular Size 40.5 mm
    Rotating No
    Front Thread / Bayonet 40.5 mm
    Filter Material Glass
    Coating None

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