Formatt Hitech 4 x 4" Green 58 Glass Filter For Black and White Film

Formatt Hitech 4 x 4" Green 58 Glass Filter For Black and White Film

Formatt Hitech 4 x 4" Green 58 Glass Filter For Black and White Film

B&H # FO58444 MFR # BF 4-BW58GRE4
Formatt Hitech 4 x 4" Green 58 Glass Filter For Black and White Film

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Formatt Hitech BF 4-BW58GRE4 overview

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The Formatt 4 x 4" Green 58 Glass Filter is used to control contrast in black and white film. This  filter is ideal for scenes where it is important to differentiate the green tonal values in black and white photography. This is a green filter that produces light foliage on black and white film. It is also used for contrast effects (lightens green/darkens red)

Formatt, a company with three generations of professional filter-making experience produces every filter to the highest technical standards. The finest materials, together with state of-the-art production technology have resulted in a standard of optical excellence unmatched anywhere else.

Note: If a slightly less contrasty image is desired, try using a #56 green filter

Filters for black and white photography perform a variety of filtration effects including contrast control, enhanced skin tones, tonal corrections and more dramatic landscapes
Although originally intended for use with black and white film, this filter can also be used as a creative tool in color imaging

Absorbing Cell Technology

The secret to Formatt's consistency in filter design lies in its unique "Absorbing Cell Technology" (A.C.T.); This unique process allows color correct dyes to be applied to optically pure, wafer thin absorbing cells and offers a controllability that ensures the smoothest grad lines and consistent color across the whole filter surface.
This process is revolutionary compared with conventional filter dying techniques by eliminating the need to directly coat the glass surface itself; The repeatable performance gained through A.C.T. ensures that at any time you have to swap like filters for like filters mid shoot you can do so with confidence with no discernible differences in color or density.
Each filter is guaranteed flatness to a maximum 2-wave value and comes with an individual reading from a laser interferometer; Every filter is carefully verified with a densitometer and spectrophotometer to ensure consistent and accurate transmission, before leaving the factory - the result is an absolute purity of image that eliminates any unwanted colorcast caused by conventional greenish soda-lime glass.
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Formatt Hitech 4 x 4" Green 58 Glass Filter For Black and White Film
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    Formatt Hitech BF 4-BW58GRE4 specs

    Type Green
    Size 4 x 4" (100 x 100 x 4mm thick)
    Grade 58
    Filter Factor Not Specified by Manufacturer
    Multi-Coated Yes
    Rotating Not Applicable
    Effect Lightens green/darkens red
    Application General black and white photography
    Color Temperature Not Applicable
    Construction Glass
    Front Filter Thread Size Not Applicable
    Front Lens Cap Size Not Applicable
    Packaging Info
    Package Weight 0.4 lb
    Box Dimensions (LxWxH) 2.0 x 2.0 x 2.0"

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