Tiffen #12 Yellow Filter (138mm)

BH #TI12138 • MFR #138Y12
Tiffen
Tiffen #12 Yellow Filter (138mm)
Key Features
  • Builds Contrast in B&W Images
  • Absorbs Blue colors
  • Cuts Through Haze in Aerial Photography
  • For Kodak Aero Ektachrome Infrared Film
The 138mm #12 Yellow Filter from Tiffen is a filter designed to increase contrast and tonal separation for black and white photography. The filter absorbs blue colors, rendering blues darker. Haze is minimized for aerial photography and excessive blue is removed for astrophotography. The #12 Yellow Filter is recommended as a basic filter for use with Kodak's Aero Ektachrome Infrared Film. The filter has a filter factor of 2, so you must increase by 1 full stop to your exposure to compensate.
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Tiffen #12 Yellow Filter (138mm)

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Tiffen 138Y12 Overview

The 138mm #12 Yellow Filter from Tiffen is a filter designed to increase contrast and tonal separation for black and white photography. The filter absorbs blue colors, rendering blues darker. Haze is minimized for aerial photography and excessive blue is removed for astrophotography. The #12 Yellow Filter is recommended as a basic filter for use with Kodak's Aero Ektachrome Infrared Film. The filter has a filter factor of 2, so you must increase by 1 full stop to your exposure to compensate.

Tiffen filters are not dyed, but are manufactured by using ColorCore technology. This process laminates the filter material between two pieces of optical glass and grinds down and polishes the glass. The glass is then mounted to the metal ring, which after that can be screwed onto the lens for the desired effect.

Builds contrast in B&W images
Haze is eliminated for aerial photography
Absorbs blue colors
ColorCore technology
UPC: 049383003383

Tiffen 138Y12 Specs

Grade12
Filter Factor2 (+1)
Multi-CoatedNo, single coating on both sides of the glass
EffectGives contrast and renders blues darker
ApplicationFor aerial or infrared photography
ConstructionOptical glass
Aluminum ring
Front Filter Thread Size 138mm
Packaging Info
Package Weight0.4 lb
Box Dimensions (LxWxH)6.693 x 6.378 x 1.181"
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