This filter also provides the effects of an 812 filter for adding more warmth to imagery in order to create more pleasing skin tones. It counters the bluish color casts of electronic flash, overly shadowed conditions, and other overwhelming cool colorations.
The UV filter is also useful as a general protective filter to leave on lenses at all times. Filters help to reduce dust and moisture from reaching your lens element and provide additional protection in case of drops or situations where scratching could occur.
Tiffen filters are made using ColorCore technology; a process that involves laminating the filter substrate between 2 pieces of optical glass, grinding flat to a tolerance of 1/10,000th of an inch, then mounting to precision metal rings.
- Absorbs UV light and reduces bluish cast of daylight.
- Provides more warmth to images and helps to produce pleasing skin tones.
- General protection filter reduces dust, moisture, and scratches from reaching lens elements.