B+W 37mm Yellow Orange 040 Glass Filter

B+W 37mm Yellow Orange 040 Glass Filter

B+W 37mm Yellow Orange 040 Glass Filter

B&H # BW040MC37Q MFR # 66-1070792
B+W 37mm Yellow Orange 040 Glass Filter

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B+W's 37mm Yellow Orange 040 Glass Filter is a filter for black and white film.

The effect of this filter is quite powerful. It darkens violet and blue very strongly, green strongly, it even darkens yellow-green a bit. Landscape- and architectural photographs have an increased, virtually "graphic" contrast, clouds in the sky already look dramatic. Because skin tones are strongly lightened in relation to the green tones of plants, this is a favored filter for nude photography outdoors, because it raises the contrast between the lighter bodies and darker landscapes. Its filter factor is approximately 4.

Multi-Resistant Coating (MRC) by B+W is not only an extraordinarily effective multiple layer coating, it is also harder than glass, so that it protects filters from scratches (for instance when cleaning the filters), and it is also water and dirt repellent, thus facilitating filter maintenance.

This filter uses B+W's standard B+W F-Pro filter mount, which has a front accessory thread and is made of brass. Compared to the earlier standard mount introduced in 2001, the F-Pro mount has become thinner. Now it can be used with wide angle lenses, including most 24mm focal lengths on a full frame body, without vignetting. Another advantage of the F-Pro mount is its modified retaining ring, which is no longer threaded in from the front, but holds the filter glass in place from the back. When removing a filter or lens hood that has been screwed on too tight to the filter, the retaining ring is not at risk of loosening.

Note: diopters are mounted in the older mount due to glass thickness.

Table of Contents
  • 1Description
Type Black and White Film
Size 37 mm
Filter Factor Approximately 4
Multi-Coated Yes, Multi-Resistant Coating
Application Black and White Film

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