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Tiffen 52mm Photo Essentials Filter Kit

You Pay: $25.50
Product Highlights
  • UV Protector Filter
  • 812 Warming Filter
  • Circular Polarizing Filter
  • ColorCore Glass

The 52mm Photo Essentials Filter Kit from Tiffen consists of a UV Protection filter, an 812 Warming filter, a circular polarizer and 4-pocket filter pouch.

UV Protection Filters
Haze(UV) filters are wise initial investments. They help protect your valuable investment from dust, moisture and scratches, which can lead to costly repairs. If desired they can be left on the lens at all times for protection. Haze filters provide additional benefits of correction for Ultraviolet(UV) light which can register on film and videotape as a bluish cast and can obscure distant details. Ultraviolet filters allow you to correct for the UV effect to varying degrees.

812 Filters
Tiffen's exclusive 812 Filter improves skin tones and is ideal for portraits taken on a cloudy day or outdoors in shade on a sunny day. It also absorbs blue cast often caused by electronic flash and adds warmth to pale washed-out flesh tones.

Circular Polarizers
Light rays which are reflected become polarized. Polarizing filters are used to select which light rays enter your camera lens. They can remove unwanted reflections from non-metallic surfaces such as water or glass and also saturate colors providing better contrast. The effect can be seen through the viewfinder and changed by rotating the filter. The filter factor varies according to how the filter is rotated and its orientation to the sun.

Circular polarizers are specifically designed for use with auto-focus SLR cameras (They will also work on manual systems and video cameras without problems).

A UV protector guards your front element from dust, dirt, scratches and incidental contact
An 812 warming filter adds warmth to the image; particularly effective with portraits shot on a cloudy day or in open shade
A circular polarizer increases color saturation in the sky and makes a blue sky bluer; it also minimizes reflections in water and glass
Type Photo Essentials Kit
Size 52mm
Grade Not Applicable
Filter Factor Polarizer: Between 2.3 and 2.8 (approx. +1.3 stops)
Multi-Coated Not Applicable
Rotating Only the polarizer
Effect UV: Protection
812: Adds warmth
Polarizer: Makes a blue sky bluer; minimizes reflections
Application Outdoor, scenic and nature photography
Color Temperature Not Specified by Manufacturer
Construction ColorCore Glass
Front Filter Thread Size 52mm
Front Lens Cap Size 52mm

REVIEW SNAPSHOT®

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Tiffen52mm Photo Essentials Filter Kit
 
4.8

(based on 18 reviews)

Ratings Distribution

  • 5 Stars

     

    (14)

  • 4 Stars

     

    (4)

  • 3 Stars

     

    (0)

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100%

of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

Pros

  • Easy to use (15)
  • Clear optics (12)
  • Firm mount (9)
  • Strong construction (7)

Cons

    Best Uses

    • Lens protection (14)
    • UV protection (10)
    • Color correction (8)
    • Filter protection (8)
    • Image manipulation (5)
      • Reviewer Profile:
      • Casual photographer (5), Semi-pro photographer (5), Photo enthusiast (3), Photography student (3)
      • Was this a gift?:
      • No (12)

    Reviewed by 18 customers

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    5.0

    Very nice product

    By RBM Designs

    from Monmouth, OR

    About Me Photography Student

    Verified Buyer

    Pros

    • Clear Optics
    • Easy To Use
    • Firm Mount
    • Strong Construction

    Cons

    • Inconsistent Effect

    Best Uses

    • Filter Protection
    • Image Manipulation
    • Lens Protection
    • UV Protection

    Comments about Tiffen 52mm Photo Essentials Filter Kit:

    Pretty standard set of filters. Nothing to fancy. Very good quality for the price. Tiffen is always a solid choice

    • Was this a gift?:
    • No

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    5.0

    First set of filters

    By Chris

    from USAF in NJ

    Comments about Tiffen 52mm Photo Essentials Filter Kit:

    Been in photography for a long time but finally decided to upgrade to a DSLR. This was my first purchase for my camera. So far I am very pleased, nice holster, clean filters, good variety.

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    5.0

    Good Bargain

    By EJ

    from North Carolina

    About Me Photo Enthusiast

    Verified Buyer

    Pros

    • Easy To Use
    • Firm Mount

    Cons

      Best Uses

      • Color Correction
      • Lens Protection
      • UV Protection

      Comments about Tiffen 52mm Photo Essentials Filter Kit:

      First of all I'm not a professional photographer and I haven't done a comparison to other filters but these filters work fine for my photography needs. Nice set of filters for the price.

      • Was this a gift?:
      • Yes

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      5.0

      I like it too much

      By Bandar

      from Jeddah

      About Me Semi-pro Photographer

      Verified Buyer

      Pros

      • Easy To Use
      • Firm Mount
      • Strong Construction

      Cons

        Best Uses

        • Filter Protection
        • Image Manipulation
        • Lens Protection
        • UV Protection

        Comments about Tiffen 52mm Photo Essentials Filter Kit:

        I like it
        it is threaded so u can combine more than one filter at the same time.
        the material quality is very good.
        CPL filter can be adjusted.

        • Was this a gift?:
        • No

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        5.0

        Very Pleased

        By McCrafty

        from Crowley, LA

        About Me Photography Student

        Verified Buyer

        Pros

        • Easy To Use

        Cons

          Best Uses

          • Filter Protection
          • Lens Protection

          Comments about Tiffen 52mm Photo Essentials Filter Kit:

          Very pleased with the effects the filter created, did not realize it would make such a big difference.

          • Was this a gift?:
          • No

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          5.0

          I found this filter kit easy to use.

          By donnieb55

          from Greensboro, NC

          About Me Photography Student

          Verified Buyer

          Pros

          • Clear Optics
          • Easy To Use
          • Firm Mount
          • Strong Construction

          Cons

            Best Uses

            • Color Correction
            • Filter Protection
            • Image Manipulation
            • Lens Protection
            • UV Protection

            Comments about Tiffen 52mm Photo Essentials Filter Kit:

            Great set of filters. I really like the polarized filter. It works as stated. Very happy with this product, would recommend to anyone. Comes with a handy storage case.

            • Was this a gift?:
            • No

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            5.0

            Great start

            By Dmbfan01

            from North Tonawanda, New York

            About Me Casual Photographer

            Verified Buyer

            Pros

            • Clear Optics
            • Easy To Use

            Cons

              Best Uses

              • Color Correction
              • Filter Protection
              • Lens Protection
              • UV Protection

              Comments about Tiffen 52mm Photo Essentials Filter Kit:

              Great lens filter set for those just beginning with a new camera.

              • Was this a gift?:
              • No

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              5.0

              Great Product!

              By Sun

              from Fairfax, VA

              About Me Casual Photographer

              Verified Buyer

              Pros

              • Clear Optics
              • Easy To Use

              Cons

                Best Uses

                • Lens Protection
                • UV Protection

                Comments about Tiffen 52mm Photo Essentials Filter Kit:

                Great Product for beginners!

                • Was this a gift?:
                • No

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                4.0

                good value

                By Beginner Photographer

                from Toronto, Canada

                About Me Casual Photographer

                Verified Buyer

                Pros

                • Easy To Use

                Cons

                  Best Uses

                  • Lens Protection

                  Comments about Tiffen 52mm Photo Essentials Filter Kit:

                  The filter kit is a good value for the price. The filters do what they're supposed to do. The pouch is a nice addition, where it's nice padded for the filters, albeit a little bulky.

                  The filters did come a little dirty/dustry - not sure what the particles are, but the lens is fine after cleaning.

                  • Was this a gift?:
                  • No

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                  4.0

                  Love this Kit!

                  By Kellee

                  from OKC

                  About Me Semi-pro Photographer

                  Verified Buyer

                  Pros

                  • Easy To Use
                  • Firm Mount

                  Cons

                    Best Uses

                    • Filter Protection
                    • Image Manipulation

                    Comments about Tiffen 52mm Photo Essentials Filter Kit:

                    I love this kit, I used it a lot the other night to take different pics of the full moon, I got some amazing effects.

                    • Was this a gift?:
                    • No

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                    5.0

                    Great starter filter kit.

                    By Schlein Studios

                    from Nashville, TN

                    About Me Semi-pro Photographer

                    See all my reviews

                    Verified Reviewer

                    Pros

                    • Clear Optics
                    • Easy To Use
                    • Firm Mount
                    • Strong Construction

                    Cons

                      Best Uses

                      • Color Correction
                      • Filter Protection
                      • Image Manipulation
                      • Lens Protection
                      • UV Protection

                      Comments about Tiffen 52mm Photo Essentials Filter Kit:

                      So I got these filters as part of a gift along with my camera. They are my starter set of filters and a great set at that. One thing I found cool is how you can stack the filters one on top of the other. Overall a great buy for a starter set.

                      • Was this a gift?:
                      • Yes

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                      5.0

                      Excelent quality

                      By URUBITS

                      from MONTEVIDEO, URUGUAY

                      About Me Semi-pro Photographer

                      Verified Buyer

                      Pros

                      • Clear Optics

                      Cons

                        Best Uses

                        • Color Correction
                        • Lens Protection

                        Comments about Tiffen 52mm Photo Essentials Filter Kit:

                        A really needed accesory, for the pictures quality and for protecting the lens

                        • Was this a gift?:
                        • No

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                        5.0

                        Works as expected

                        By Power

                        from Wenatchee, WA

                        About Me Photo Enthusiast

                        Verified Buyer

                        Pros

                        • Clear Optics

                        Cons

                          Best Uses

                          • Color Correction
                          • Lens Protection
                          • UV Protection

                          Comments about Tiffen 52mm Photo Essentials Filter Kit:

                          Great value for a good kit.

                          • Was this a gift?:
                          • No

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                          4.0

                          It's a great purchase

                          By claup

                          from chile

                          About Me Casual Photographer

                          Verified Buyer

                          Pros

                          • Clear Optics
                          • Easy To Use

                          Cons

                            Best Uses

                              Comments about Tiffen 52mm Photo Essentials Filter Kit:

                              Overall, it´s a great purchase, just missed a cloth to clean the filters.

                              • Was this a gift?:
                              • No

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                              5.0

                              Great Value

                              By ladyonthefly

                              from Canton CT

                              About Me Photo Enthusiast

                              Verified Buyer

                              Pros

                              • Clear Optics
                              • Easy To Use
                              • Firm Mount
                              • Strong Construction

                              Cons

                                Best Uses

                                • Color Correction
                                • Filter Protection
                                • Lens Protection
                                • UV Protection

                                Comments about Tiffen 52mm Photo Essentials Filter Kit:

                                I was very pleased with my purchase...unfortunately camera got stolen 5 days later. Hope the new owner doesn't like it...BOO HOO!!!

                                • Was this a gift?:
                                • No

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                                5.0

                                OK Filters

                                By Marty88210

                                from Artesia, New Mexico

                                Verified Buyer

                                Pros

                                • Clear Optics
                                • Easy To Use
                                • Firm Mount
                                • Strong Construction

                                Cons

                                  Best Uses

                                    Comments about Tiffen 52mm Photo Essentials Filter Kit:

                                    See my review under Tiffen 62mm Photo Essentials Filter Kit. Just as pleased with the 52's.

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                                    5.0

                                    great basics

                                    By amanda;

                                    from Sao Paulo, Brazil

                                    About Me Semi-pro Photographer

                                    Verified Buyer

                                    Pros

                                    • Clear Optics
                                    • Easy To Use
                                    • Firm Mount
                                    • Strong Construction

                                    Cons

                                      Best Uses

                                      • Color Correction
                                      • Lens Protection
                                      • UV Protection

                                      Comments about Tiffen 52mm Photo Essentials Filter Kit:

                                      the kit is a must have for everyone begining to explore photography;
                                      the polarizer is the least consistent in effect, but works well as basic.
                                      the whole kit is very good in optics and resistance, especially considering the price.

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                                      4.0

                                      Excellent Kit

                                      By dfborn

                                      from Louisville, KY

                                      About Me Casual Photographer

                                      Verified Buyer

                                      Pros

                                      • Clear Optics
                                      • Easy To Use

                                      Cons

                                        Best Uses

                                        • Lens Protection

                                        Comments about Tiffen 52mm Photo Essentials Filter Kit:

                                        Great kit with a useful case

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