|Technical specifications for Hoya HMC UV Filter 82mm
||UV-Filter / Schutzfilter
The ultraviolet filter absorbs ultraviolet rays which often makes outdoor photographs hazy and indistinct. It is a universal filter in warm weather, both for color as well as black and white film. The UV filters can also, attached to the lens, serve as "perpetual" lens cover.
HMC (HOYA MULTI COATED)
The popular multi-coated filters are known to the reflections are extremely weak on their surfaces which reduces flare and "ghosts" are even more suppressed. An average light transmission of over 97% is achieved, resulting in high brilliance and well balanced color. HOYA HMC filters are recommended in order to fully exploit the performance of today's multicoated lenses.