One of the mysteries of the English language finally explained.
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.’
- ‘If you have to have a soft focus filter use Nylon Stockings or Vaseline on an old skylight filter.’
- ‘A UV or strong skylight filter will absorb some of this excess, but a polarizing filter is perhaps the most effective tool.’
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