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.
It is the 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: produces the most subtle effect, darkens skys slightly, balances exposure against darker grounds
Portraits: produces warm, natural, flesh tones
Lightens: yellow, red, pink, orange, lime green
Darkens: blue, violet, purple