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[Front cover]
                                    Put sparkle in your pictures with...
                                    FILTER MAGIC
                                    Educational Services Division, Argus Cameras.
                                    
                                    [Page One]
                                    If you're looking for  a way to put some "sparkle" into the pictures
                                    you've been taking lately...something that will pack a real
                                    punch...a good FILTEr or two could do just that!
                                    
                                    What's more...these circles of colored glass can work this magic
                                    with no more effort on your part than it takes to slip one off the
                                    lens, and the other one on!
                                    
                                    Simple to use...with either black-and-white or color film...
                                    FILTERS help your film "see" the scene you are shooting just
                                    as your eye does.
                                    
                                    What does that really mean...and what can filters do 
                                    for your pictures?
                                    
                                    A MEDIUM YELLOW filter, for example, will drama-
                                    tize those "fleecy" clouds and give a more natural look
                                    to at least 75% of all black-and-white scenic pictures.
                                    
                                    A LIGHT GREEN filter used with black-and-white film
                                    will bring out the details in trees and shrubbery, and out-
                                    door portraits taken with this one will have a truly
                                    "lifelike" look to them.
                                    
                                    A POLARIZING filter, to mention another one (used
                                    with either black-and-white or color) will capture dramatic
                                    blue skies, and cut down on reflections bouncing off water,
                                    glass, or shiny surfaces.  This filter alone can put your
                                    black-and-white and color pictures in a class by themselves.
                                    
                                    The charts on the following pages will help you discover, in a
                                    minute's time, how truly simple it is to improve YOUR pictures
                                    with the aid of a few simple filters!  Select one or two to begin with
                                    and add others as you become better acquainted with them.
                                    
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                                    FILTER GUIDE for BLACK & WHITE FILM
                                    Such as Verichrome Pan, Supreme, Plus X, etc.
                                    
                                    To Do This                 Use These Filters	 And Increase Exposure
                                    -----------------------------------------------------------------------
                                    take good general             MEDIUM YELLOW         1-2 stops
                                    scenic and snow shots	
                                    
                                    take good foliage shots,      LIGHT GREEN           2 stops
                                    indoor and outdoor
                                    portraits
                                    
                                    make very dark dramatic       MEDIUM RED            3-4 stops
                                    skies and moonlight effects
                                    
                                    reduce reflections and/or     POLARIZIN             2 stops
                                    darken sky
                                    
                                    ------------------------------------------------------------------------
                                    
                                    SPECIAL EFFECTS
                                    WITH INFRARED FILM		USE MEDIUM RED FILTER ONLY...f/8
                                    (35mm only)			at 1/25 second is basic exposure in sun-
                                    				light...exposure meters will not measure
                                    Not generally recommended	infrared light
                                    for normal photo use
                                    without red filter
                                    -----------------------------------------------------------------------
                                    
                                    Filters for use with black-and-white film require an increase in
                                    exposure.  Since each "f/stop" on your camera lens gives approximately
                                    twice the exposure of the one before it, changing this stop as
                                    suggested in the chart is a convenient way to increase exposure
                                    when necessary.
                                    
                                    
                                    [Page 3]
                                    FILTER GUIDE
                                    for COLOR FILM with DAYLIGHT
                                    
                                    To Do This                   Use These Filters         And
                                    
                                    take color pictures              NO FILTER
                                    in sunlight
                                    To increase
                                    take                             SKYLIGHT           exposure properly
                                    color pictures                   or                 with filters
                                    in shade                         UV-16              that require it,
                                    follow
                                    reduce                          SKYLIGHT            directions
                                    haze in                         or                  supplied with
                                    distant scenes                  UV-16               film and
                                    filters
                                    reduce                          POLAR-              of your choice
                                    reflection and                  IZING
                                    darken skies
                                    
                                    Film manufacturers recommend DAYLIGHT type film for outdoors.
                                    If you prefer to use FLASH type film outdoors, use the CON-
                                    VERSION filter (85C type) recommended by the film manufacturers.
                                    
                                    The slight additional exposures required when using some filters
                                    with color film (one-third or two-thirds of an F/stop)...are
                                    simple to make.
                                    
                                    Just move the lens setting one-third or two-thirds of the way
                                    between the lens opening you would use without a filter
                                    and the next largest lens opening.  (You increase exposure by
                                    moving from large "f" numbers to smaller ones...i.e.: f/8 to f/5.6)
                                    
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                                    FILTER GUIDE
                                    for COLOR FILM with FLASH
                                    
                                    to do this                   use these filters          and
                                    -------------------------------------------------------------------
                                    
                                    clear flashbulbs                NO
                                    with all flash                  FILTER
                                    type color film
                                    To increase
                                    blue bulbs with                 NO FILTER            exposure
                                    all daylight type                                    properly
                                    color films                                          with filters
                                    that require it,
                                    electronic flash               NO FILTER             follow
                                    with all daylight                                    directions
                                    type color films                                     supplied with
                                    film and
                                    photoflood bulbs              82A                    filters
                                    and all flash type                                   of your choice.
                                    color films
                                    
                                    Film manufacturers recommend using FLASH type film for pictures
                                    indoors. If you prefer to use Daylight type, use blue flashbulbs such
                                    as Press 25B and no filter.  Sylvania M2 flashbulbs (with proper
                                    reflector) need no filter, and Sylvania SF gas-filled flashbulbs
                                    require an 82B type filter with Flash type color films.
                                    
                                    When not using your filters, protect them from scratches and
                                    chipping...keep them clean and free from dust, grease, and
                                    fingerprints.  (A camels hair brush first, and then some lens tissue
                                    will work fine.)
                                    
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                                    To make certain you are able to use accessory filters and close-up
                                    lenses with your camera, several manufacturers have provided
                                    special "adapter rings" in a wide variety of sizes and types to
                                    fit all camera lenses.
                                    
                                    Generally, the adapter ring slips over the lens mount, or screws
                                    into special threads provided just inside the lens mount; they are
                                    usually described in terms of "millimeters," which simply in-
                                    dicates the exact diameter of the lens mount.
                                    
                                    The filters are most often described by the word "Series" (i.e.
                                    Series IV, V, etc.)
                                    
                                    If you own an Argus or similar type camera with the same size
                                    lens mount, you will find the chart below of considerable help
                                    in selecting the proper adapter ring and filter attachments.
                                    
                                    adapter ring & lens accessory size
                                    
                                    CAMERA              ADAPTER RING           ATTACHMENT
                                    ---------------------------------------------------------------------
                                    	
                                    C44                   Bult-in               Series V
                                    
                                    C4                    33mm slip-on          Series VI
                                    (screw-in type available)
                                    
                                    C3                    41mm slip-on          Series VI
                                    (screw-in type available)
                                    
                                    A4                    30mm slip-on          Series V
                                    
                                    C20                   39.5mm slip-on        Series VI
                                    or set-screw
                                    - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - 
                                    
                                    		75		28.5mm slip-on		Series V
                                    
                                    		Super		35mm slip-on		Series VI
                                    Reflex		75
                                    Type
                                    		40		30mm slip-on		Series V
                                    
                                    Your local photo dealer carries a complete line of adapter rings made by
                                    several manufacturers and he will be very glad to help you select the ones
                                    for your camera.
                                    
                                    [Page 6]
                                    
                                    EXTRA FILTER NOTES
                                    
                                    In black-and-white prints, FILTERS LIGHTEN SUBJECTS
                                    that are the same color as the filter.  For instance, a red filter will
                                    cause a red object to look very light in the black-and-white print.
                                    
                                    There are four general types of FILTERS to use with COLOR
                                    FILMS.
                                    
                                    (1) POLARIZING filters are used to reduce reflections and
                                    glare from objects, and to darken skies.
                                    
                                    (2) ULTRAVIOLET or HAZE filters, such as a Skylight or
                                    UV-16, help to reduce the blueish haze found in distant
                                    scenes, and in pictures taken in the shade.
                                    
                                    (3) LIGHT-BALANCING filters, such as a CC-30M, make
                                    small and minute changes in the color balance of the trans-
                                    parency, and are most often used in exacting color work.
                                    
                                    When using a FILTER with a SUPPLEMENTARY LENS, 
                                    install the supplementary lens next to the camera lens, and the
                                    filter closest to the subject.
                                    
                                    If you use a LIGHT METER and a FILTER, there is a simple
                                    method of compensating for the filter factor.  Simply divide the
                                    film speed of the film by the filter factor (the factor is listed in the
                                    film instruction sheet and the filter instruction sheet).  Set this
                                    result on the light meter, and use the meter as you usually would.
                                    For instance, say you were using Plus X film and a K-2 filter.
                                    Normal film speed is 80, and the filter factor is 2.  Divide 80 by 2,
                                    the result is 40.  Set this on the film speed dial on the light meter.
                                    Use the meter normally, as the filter factor computation has been
                                    allowed for.
                                    
                                    [Back cover]
                                    If you have any photographic problems with which we can help,
                                    won't you please write to...
                                    
                                    Educational Services Division
                                    ARGUS CAMERAS
                                    Division of Sylvania Electric Products, Inc.
                                    Ann Arbor, Michigan.