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The B+W 48mm Yellow SC 022 Filter can be used to increase image contrast when photographing using a film camera system with black-and-white film installed.
This filter's effect corresponds to that of a Wratten 8 filter. Wavelengths of visible light that are apparent as violet and blue colors to the human eye are suppressed, while visible light associated with green, yellow, orange, and red colors are able to more easily pass though the B+W 48mm Yellow SC 022 Filter and into the lens it is mounted in front of. When photographing with this filter along with black-and-white film, violet to blue-colored subjects within a scene are reproduced in darker shades of grey than without a filter. Simultaneously, green, yellow, orange, and red subjects are rendered in lighter shades of grey than if a filter was not used.
When applied to black-and-white photography, the increased contrast provided by the B+W 48mm Yellow SC 022 Filter can result in darker skies with more effectively defined clouds. Shades of green among foliage can be better differentiated, while tans are lightened, and the appearance of skin blemishes reduced. Additionally, this filter can also minimize the presence of haze caused by the bluish cast of daylight.
To prevent internal ghosting and reflections, each glass surface includes one layer of anti-reflection coating. B+W filters are constructed from Schott glass for increased optical clarity. This filter features an F-Pro brass filter ring for durability as well as jamming prevention.
Increases image contrast when photographing using a film camera system with black-and-white film installed
Produces darker shades of grey from violet to blue-colored subjects and lighter shades of grey from green, yellow, orange, or red subjects than without a filter
When applied to black-and-white photography, can result in darker skies with more defined clouds, better differentiated green foliage, lightened tans, reduced skin blemishes, and minimizes the presence of haze caused by the bluish cast of daylight
0.3 density and 2x filter factor create up to a one-stop reduction of light
Single coated to prevent internal ghosting and reflections
Constructed from Schott glass for optical clarity
F-Pro brass filter ring helps to prevent jamming and provides additional strength
Plastic case included for storage and transport
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B+W 48mm Yellow SC 022 Filter
Limited 10-Year Warranty
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2 (1 stop)
Equivalent to Wratten 8
Increases contrast when shooting with black-and-white film