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Hoya 86mm 85C Conversion Filter

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The Hoya 82 mm 85C Glass filter will produce natural colors when shooting with tungsten film outdoors.

What do you do when you must take some photos outdoors and all you have left is tungsten film? Using tungsten film in daylight will produce a bluish cast in the photograph. The 85 series of filters will "bring back", i.e. color balance the tones in your images. These yellow filters are used to correct differences in color temperature between the recording medium (film/video) and the light source.

An 85C produces the coolest results of the 85 series - more than either the 85 or 85B. However, it is interesting to remember that an 85C is also useful as a creative warming filter with daylight film in daylight.

Note! Whereas the 85 series is used for tungsten film under daylight conditions, use the 80 series of filters when using daylight film under tungsten lighting

As one of the premier filter manufacturers, Hoya filters continue to made from quality glass assuring the photographer clear, sharp and accurate images
Hoya filters consistently provide even color all the way through the filter; All surfaces are ground and polished to specific thickness and tolerances
Even non-multi-coated Hoya filters have one layer of anti-reflective coating applied to each surface of the glass; Hoya's single layer coating decreases light reflection off the surface from approx. 9% to an average of 4-5%

85 Series Color Conversion Chart

An 85 decreases the color temperature from 5500-3400� Kelvin
An 85A decreases the color temperature from 5500-3100� Kelvin
An 85B decreases the color temperature from 5500-3200� Kelvin
An 85C decreases the color temperature from 5500-3800 degrees Kelvin
Type Color Conversion
Size 82 mm
Grade 85C
Filter Factor 1.8 (+2/3 stop)
Multi-Coated Yes Hoya Multi-Coated (HMC)
Rotating No
Effect Removes excessive blue from images and produces more natural colors
Application When pleasing color balance is desired when shooting with tungsten film outdoors
Color Temperature Decreases the color temperature from 5500-3800 degree Kelvin
Construction Glass
Front Filter Thread Size 82 mm
Front Lens Cap Size 82 mm

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