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skylight filter

A filter which is used in front of the lens in order to filter out UV light that can cause a blueish haze. UV filters have much the same purpose, but a skylight filter is also coloured slightly pink (or yellow) in order to give pictures a warmer appearance. In the digital age these filters are used less than before, since colour temperature can be influenced in-camera and in processing, especially when using the RAW file format.

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skylight filter

a UV filter with a pale rose tinge to it to warm up images. Intended for use with daylight-type color slide films to reduce excess bluishness.
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skylight filter

This is an Ultra Violet absorbing filter that helps overcome the abundance of blue in outdoor photographs. Not really necessary in digital photography as the camera’s white balance system adjusts for the colour temperature of the scene. You can also use them to protect the camera’s lens from scratching, fingerprints or dirt.
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skylight filter

Removes a portion of the blue light in a scene.
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