• Reduces the excessive bluishness that frequently occurs in outdoor color photography, especially in open shade under a clear, blue sky.
• The absorption peak is in the range which corresponds to the film's green spectrum. This means outstanding outdoor shots with superb color balance and clarity under all conditions.
• Also keeps skin tones free of colored reflections from nearby objects such as the shade of trees.
Reviewed by 3 customers
I've been using Hoya HMC and S-HMC filters for years. They are excellent filters at a very good price. I prefer a Skylight filter to a UV because it adds a slight bit of warmth.
I use this filter to protect the lens of my Sigma DP1. I've used Hoya filters for years with not a single problem.[...]