Switch to English Language Passer en langue française Omschakelen naar Nederlandse Taal Wechseln Sie zu deutschen Sprache Passa alla lingua italiana
Members: 69,956   Posts: 1,522,864   Online: 1131
      
Results 1 to 8 of 8
  1. #1
    ChrisJarisch's Avatar
    Join Date
    Sep 2010
    Location
    Denver, CO
    Shooter
    Medium Format
    Posts
    25

    Hasselblad filter confusion... Please clarify for me, fellow APUG'ers...

    I've searched and searched, and I've found SOME answers, but nothing that specifically explains what I'm confused about...

    So... I have a Hass. 500C... I mainly shoot b$w... But, I'm a little confused about my filters, or, more specifically, what they can/cannot be used for, as far as film goes...

    Can my colored filters, for b&w, be used with my Polaroid back, with b&w Polaroid film????

    And...

    Can I use my Haze filter on ALL film, regardless of whether it's b&w, color, polaroid, or some combination thereof...????

    Thanks in advance for the help...

  2. #2
    Sirius Glass's Avatar
    Join Date
    Jan 2007
    Location
    Southern California
    Shooter
    Multi Format
    Posts
    13,009
    Welcome to APUG

    For black & white you can use Haze, Red, Orange, Yellow, Yellow-Orange, Green, Yellow-Green, ND and Polarizor filters. I am sure there are more.

    Steve
    Warning!! Handling a Hasselblad can be harmful to your financial well being!

    Nothing beats a great piece of glass!

    I leave the digital work for the urologists and proctologists.

  3. #3

    Join Date
    May 2009
    Location
    Sydney, Australia
    Shooter
    Medium Format
    Posts
    328
    Images
    7
    You can use whatever filters you like.

    Instant B&W film behaves in pretty much the same way as normal B&W film. You use filters to change contrast (i.e. a yellow filter for daylight shooting)

    You can use a haze filter at anytime. No problem.

  4. #4
    ChrisJarisch's Avatar
    Join Date
    Sep 2010
    Location
    Denver, CO
    Shooter
    Medium Format
    Posts
    25
    Thanks for the prompt response... I understand what the filters are for, pretty much. I was just curious if Polaroid b&w film behaved the same way as regular, plain old 120 film.. as far as using red/orange/green/whatever... filters were concerned. I've been scouring the interweb, and it's seems like the more I read, in depth, the more confused I get...

    And, I was sort of curious if the Haze filter would work on b&w film... because I know that my red/orange/green/whatever... filters will NOT...

    Anyways, thanks again !!

  5. #5
    Kevin Caulfield's Avatar
    Join Date
    Aug 2004
    Location
    Melbourne, Australia
    Shooter
    Multi Format
    Posts
    3,094
    Blog Entries
    5
    Images
    52
    Quote Originally Posted by ChrisJarisch View Post

    And, I was sort of curious if the Haze filter would work on b&w film... because I know that my red/orange/green/whatever... filters will NOT...

    Anyways, thanks again !!
    Err, not sure if you understand, but your red/orange/green etc filters WILL work with B&W film.

    Also, you will need to increase your exposure according to the filter factor which is usually indicated on the filter. 1X = 1 stop, 4X = 2 stops, 8X = 3 stops, etc.

  6. #6
    ChrisJarisch's Avatar
    Join Date
    Sep 2010
    Location
    Denver, CO
    Shooter
    Medium Format
    Posts
    25
    Err... sorry... I meant to say COLOR as oppossed to black and white.... Sorry

  7. #7

    Join Date
    Feb 2008
    Location
    Winnipeg, Canada
    Shooter
    Multi Format
    Posts
    1,301
    Of course you can use them on colour film, just look thru the viewfinder to see the effect. It is quite different than what happens to b&w film. I've done it accidentally, sort of forgot which body had what film in it. Hmmmm, maybe I still have those negs and should try to print one on black and white paper.

  8. #8
    Sirius Glass's Avatar
    Join Date
    Jan 2007
    Location
    Southern California
    Shooter
    Multi Format
    Posts
    13,009
    A haze filter will cut some of the UV light and thus reduce the haze in black & white and color. Some are tinted and they will warm the both black & white and color.

    Steve
    Warning!! Handling a Hasselblad can be harmful to your financial well being!

    Nothing beats a great piece of glass!

    I leave the digital work for the urologists and proctologists.



 

APUG PARTNERS EQUALLY FUNDING OUR COMMUNITY:



Contact Us  |  Support Us!  |  Advertise  |  Site Terms  |  Archive  —   Search  |  Mobile Device Access  |  RSS  |  Facebook  |  Linkedin