Tiffen 5 x 5" #9 (3) Yellow Filter

BH #TI955Q • MFR #5X59Y3
Tiffen
Tiffen 5 x 5" #9 (3) Yellow Filter
Key Features
  • #9 Filter for General B&W Contrast
  • ColorCore Technology
The Tiffen 5 x 5" #9 (3) 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 a common contrast filter for black and white photography, producing an accurate tonal range and compensating for the blue sensitivity of panchromatic film.
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Tiffen 5 x 5" #9 (3) Yellow Filter

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Tiffen 5X59Y3 Overview

The Tiffen 5 x 5" #9 (3) 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 a 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. Tiffen filters are made using ColorCore technology, a process that involves laminating the filter substrate between 2 pieces of optical glass and grinding flat to a tolerance of 10,000th of an inch. This filter measures 5 x 5" / 127 x 127mm.

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.
Tiffen filters are made using ColorCore technology, a process that involves laminating the filter substrate between 2 pieces of optical glass and grinding flat to a tolerance of 10,000th of an inch.

Tiffen 5X59Y3 Specs

TypeYellow
Size5 x 5" / 127 x 127 mm
Grade9 (3)
Filter Factor2 (1 stop)
EffectSubtly darkens skies, slight increase in overall contrast
ApplicationGeneral black and white photography
ConstructionColorCore technology
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