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Record 1 1979-03-30


Subject field(s)
  • Photography
  • Cinematography

Filters are available in various forms, such as gelatin squares, gelatins cemented between glass, and glass filters. A few special filters are available only as glass filters with the desired properties as part of their physical structure. In this case, there is no choice of type, except where the quality of manufacture or their thickness is involved.


  • Photographie
  • Cinématographie

Les filtres du commerce utilisés pour la prise de vues, à l'exception des cuves optiques dont l'usage est rarissime, sont (...) livrés sous forme de filtres en verre ou de filtres en gélatine colorée. (...) Les filtres en verre ont une épaisseur variable, selon leur diamètre et selon les fabricants, de 1 à 7 mm en moyenne.


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