Due to its light pink color, the Hoya Skylight 1B (HMC) Multi-Coated Glass Filter(1B) reduces the bluish cast of daylight and produces a pleasing, warmer picture tone. Wise initial investments, Skylight filters help protect your lens from dust, moisture, and scratches that can lead to costly repairs.
The filter is multi-coated to minimize reflections on the filter surfaces, which reduces flare and ghosting.
Can be left on at all times for protection
Skylight filters provide additional benefits of correction for Ultraviolet(UV) light that can register on film and videotape as a bluish cast and can obscure distant details
Reduces the excessive bluishness that frequently occurs in outdoor color photography, especially in open shade under a clear blue sky; also keeps skin tones free of colored reflections from nearby objects such as the shade of trees
Used to reduce the bluish cast common with some electronic flash units
The absorption peak is in the range that corresponds to the film's green spectrum to produce outstanding outdoor shots with superb color balance and clarity under all conditions