Definition of skylight filter in English:

skylight filter


  • A very slightly pink filter that reduces haze and excessive blueness of the sky in photographs by absorbing ultraviolet light.

    • ‘Keep your gear clear from dust and dirt (use a cover to protect it from the rain) and screw on a skylight filter to protect the lens.’
    • ‘I took off the skylight filter and the polarizer fit nicely in place without touching the front element.’
    • ‘A UV or strong skylight filter will absorb some of this excess, but a polarizing filter is perhaps the most effective tool.’
    • ‘If you have to have a soft focus filter use Nylon Stockings or Vaseline on an old skylight filter.’