red filter for b&w photography

Discussion in 'Photography' started by Üter, Aug 19, 2003.

  1. Üter

    Üter Guest

    Can anyone show a sample of the difference a red filter makes in B&W
    photography? I understand its supposed to increase contrast, but with Kodak
    T-MAX 400 film my images seem pretty contrasty already. I also wonder if
    the dark daytime sky seen in Ansel Adams' and Clyde Butcher's works results
    from a red filter.

    - Mark
     
    Üter, Aug 19, 2003
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  2. Üter

    Slingblade Guest

    here's one resource for colored filters with B/W films:

    http://www.thkphoto.com/products/hoya/cf-08.html
     
    Slingblade, Aug 19, 2003
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    Üter Guest

    Üter, Aug 19, 2003
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