Black and White Filter Guide
 
 
 
Color Temperature of light sources

Filter Exposure Factor

Black and White Contrast control Filters

Conversion filters for color films

Light balancing filters

Neutral Density filters

Ultraviolet- Absorbing Filters

Infrared transmitting Filters

Color compensating filters

Safelight filters

Contrast Control-Printing Filters

Color Printing Filters

  Color compensating filters

These filters used to make changes in the color balance of pictures recorded on color films. While controlling one color, the filter transmits one or both of the other two colors.
 

Peak 

Density

Yellow 

(absorbs Blue)

Exposure 

Increase

Peak 

Density

Magenta 

(absorbs Green)

Exposure 

Increase

.025 

.05 

.10 

.20 

.30 

.40 

.50

CC025Y 

CC05Y 

CC10Y 

CC20Y 

CC30Y 

CC40Y 

CC50Y

- 

- 

1/3 

1/3 

1/3 

1/3 

2/3

.025 

.05 

.10 

.20 

.30 

.40 

.50

CC025M 

CC05M 

CC10M 

CC20M 

CC30M 

CC40M 

CC50M

- 

1/3 

1/3 

1/3 

2/3 

2/3 

2/3

 
Peak 

Density

Cyan 

(absorbs Red)

Exposure 

Increase

Peak 

Density

Red 

(absorbs Green+Blue)

Exposure 

Increase

.025 

.05 

.10 

.20 

.30 

.40 

.50

CC025C 

CC05C 

CC10C 

CC20C 

CC30C 

CC40C 

CC50C

- 

1/3 

1/3 

1/3 

2/3 

2/3 

1

.025 

.05 

.10 

.20 

.30 

.40 

.50

CC025R 

CC05R 

CC10R 

CC20R 

CC30R 

CC40R 

CC50R

- 

1/3 

1/3 

1/3 

2/3 

2/3 

1

 

 
 

Peak 

Density

Green 

(absorbs Blue+Red)

Exposure 

Increase

Peak 

Density

Blue 

(absorbs Red+Green)

Exposure 

Increase

.025 

.05 

.10 

.20 

.30 

.40 

.50

CC025G 

CC05G 

CC10G 

CC20G 

CC30G 

CC40G 

CC50G

- 

1/3 

1/3 

1/3 

2/3 

2/3 

1

.025 

.05 

.10 

.20 

.30 

.40 

.50

CC025B 

CC05B 

CC10B 

CC20B 

CC30B 

CC40B 

CC50B

- 

1/3 

1/3 

2/3 

2/3 

1 

1 1/3

 





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