DetailsFor black and white photography, colored filters are used to bring out the different shades of grey and get your desired contrast of your photos.
Most widely used
Ideal for beginners since yellow filters can be used in all types of photography
Good for separating shades of green, good for photographing plants
Landscapes: Produce the most subtle effect, Darkens sky slightly, Balance exposure against darker grounds
Portraits: Produce warm, natural, flesh tones
Lightens: yellow, red, pink, orange, lime green
Darkens: blue, violet, purple