A red filter is used to give bold and dramatic effects to many photographs, gone are the more subtle changes given by both yellow and orange filters. Blue skies are now recorded as black on the print, resulting in an impending thunderstorm effect. Pictures of mixed material buildings gain drama and clarity. A red filter will also give marked penetration of haze and fog. When taking pictures of flowers without a filter there is often little difference in tone between the flowers and the foliage in the print. A red filter will, in almost every case, give a significant difference in tone, so making the photograph more interesting and dramatic. A red filter is a more specialist filter but one that gives bold and dramatic effects not obtainable by any other way. This Kood Filter was Made in Japan from High quality optical glass, the filter comes in a plastic twist box for protection and easy compact storage.