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What are color filters…

for when using black and white negative films? Always only to increase the contrast. It is important to know how much EV the filter changes the exposure value.

Yellow filter + BW 120 Fomapan F400 Profiline

Red filter + BW Fomapan F400 footage

B&W red filter 090 …

It certainly didn’t occur to anyone at the time that they would ever edit photos on computers. Photographers used color filters on their lenses. Nowadays, it is enough to move the gradation of any color in any editor. However, sometimes try attaching a color filter to the lens… You darken green, blue, and red on black-and-white negatives. You will get a contrasting post-apocalyptic atmosphere on the color negative.

Pentacon Six, Sonnar 180mm, BW red filter 090, Kodak Portra 160, C41