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Hoya 67mm NDx400 HMC Filter

B&H # HOND400MC67 Mfr # A67ND400
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You Pay: $70.99
Product Highlights
  • 9-Stop Neutral Density Filter
  • 2.7 Solid Optical Density
  • Permits Increased Exposure Length
  • Three-Layer HMC Coating
  • Optical Glass, Aluminum Filter Ring

The Hoya 67mm NDx400 HMC Filter is a solid neutral density filter that enables a 9-stop increase in exposure length. The optical 2.7 density creates a darkening of the entire image, allowing you to photograph with a wider aperture or slower shutter speed than normally required. By slowing your exposure time or increasing your aperture, you are able to control depth of field and convey movement more easily.

This filter features a three-layer HMC multi-coating, which provides 98-99% light transmission and helps to reduce internal flare and reflections. It is constructed from high-quality optical glass for notable image clarity and is set in a durable aluminum filter ring.

2.7 ND filter darkens the image, allowing you to photograph with a slower shutter speed or wider aperture than normally required.
Providing a 9-stop reduction, this filter allows you to control depth of field and convey movement more easily.
Three-layer multi coating helps to minimize internal reflections and ghosting and maintain an overall neutral color balance.
Type Solid neutral density
Size 67 mm
Density 2.7 (9 stop)
Multi-Coated Yes; HMC
Effect Permits an increased exposure
Construction Optical glass and aluminum filter ring
Front Filter Thread Size 67 mm
Front Lens Cap Size 67 mm
Hoya 67mm NDx400 HMC Filter
  • Plastic Storage Case
  • Limited 1-Year Warranty
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    Hoya67mm NDx400 HMC Filter
     
    4.4

    (based on 9 reviews)

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    88%

    of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

    Pros

    • Clear optics (6)
    • Easy to use (5)
    • Firm mount (3)
    • Strong construction (3)

    Cons

      Best Uses

      • Image manipulation (5)
        • Reviewer Profile:
        • Photo enthusiast (4)
        • Was this a gift?:
        • No (8)

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      5.0

      Excellent

      By AdrianS

      from Melbourne, Australia

      About Me Photo Enthusiast

      Verified Buyer

      Pros

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

      Cons

        Best Uses

        • Image Manipulation

        Comments about Hoya 67mm NDx400 HMC Filter:

        I bought this to replace the HiTech ProStop 2.4 (85x85).

        What a revelation. Only a slight colour cast, easily corrected (unlike HiTech), and much higher contrast and sharpness.

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        5.0

        A ND x400 is a very cool filter to have!

        By beach guy

        from NY

        About Me Photo Enthusiast

        Verified Buyer

        Pros

          Cons

            Best Uses

            • Image Manipulation

            Comments about Hoya 67mm NDx400 HMC Filter:

            A ND x400 filter is a very cool filter to have when shooting landscapes that include beach or any flowing water scenes. Very Cool! But don't forget to bring along your tripod.

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            4.0

            High Quality ND filter

            By GB

            from Perth, Western Australia

            About Me Semi-pro Photographer

            Pros

            • Clear Optics
            • Easy To Use

            Cons

              Best Uses

              • Image Manipulation

              Comments about Hoya 67mm NDx400 HMC Filter:

              Excellent product! Super fast delivery door-to-door (Kudos to B&H on this one).
              Filter easy to screw into my lens. Minor color cast (easily corrected in PP). And yes, I second other user reviews, it is a bit hard to clean it, specially sea water spray (environment where I use this filter the most) - so it get minus one star in my review. However, it will not stop me from using it (I like this filter better than my other 10-Stop filter from another famous brand).

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              4.0

              A good purchase

              By CMS

              from Wausau, WI

              About Me Photo Enthusiast

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                Cons

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                    Comments about Hoya 67mm NDx400 HMC Filter:

                    I used the filter to shoot waterfalls. What I liked about it was the ability to use longer exposures even in the sunshine. What I didn't like was the work of actually using the filter. It takes some practice to obtain the correct exposure and you cannot see through the filter once it is on. Loved the end results! Would recommend.

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                    4.0

                    good but hard to clean

                    By cb

                    from philly pa

                    About Me Photography Student

                    Verified Buyer

                    Pros

                    • Clear Optics

                    Cons

                    • Cleaning Filter

                    Best Uses

                      Comments about Hoya 67mm NDx400 HMC Filter:

                      giving it 4 stars cause i love the filter but the filter was very hard to clean do not put a finger print mark on this filter or wipe it cause if you do you will be spending another 15 min of your time wiping it with a eye glasses silk cloth.

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                      5.0

                      Long Exposure ND Filter Wonder

                      By nsibuopinoy

                      from Shelley, Idaho

                      About Me Pro Photographer

                      Verified Buyer

                      Pros

                      • Clear Optics
                      • Easy To Use
                      • Firm Mount

                      Cons

                        Best Uses

                        • Color Correction
                        • Image Manipulation

                        Comments about Hoya 67mm NDx400 HMC Filter:

                        I started shooting long exposure images that is my primary reason of acquiring some of these ND filters. I have been getting lots of positive reviews with the photos I submitted. One of the needed attachment is the use of additional polariser to get the much needed density. This is a very useful affordable item needed.

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                        (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

                         
                        3.0

                        Good filter, but difficult to clean

                        By bshizelmynizel

                        from San Diego, CA

                        About Me Semi-pro Photographer

                        Verified Buyer

                        Pros

                        • Clear Optics
                        • High Quality
                        • Strong Construction

                        Cons

                        • Hard to Clean

                        Best Uses

                        • Image Manipulation
                        • Lens Protection
                        • UV Protection

                        Comments about Hoya 67mm NDx400 HMC Filter:

                        Purchased this filter to photograph a solar eclipse, something this filter makes possible (not to be used for viewing an eclipse, just photographing). However, it became nearly impossible to clean after I accidentally touched the glass leaving a small smudge. I was very hesitant to try cleaning the smudge after reading about the cleaning woes on this filter, but decided to give it a try anyway — after all, it should be clean. Hoya advises to only use a soft cotton cloth and water to clean the lens without damaging the coating. I tried, and failed several times. Despite my best effort, wiping the lens dry left countless dust specs that were noticeable in photos. The closest I came was rinsing it thoroughly and letting it air dry, yet that still left water marks. I've read others have tried lens cleaning solutions and a lens pen, yet few seem to have success that way either. Unfortunately, I don't feel that I can review this filter based on the quality of the optics, since it was hardly used. Based on the maintenance issues, I'm hesitant to recommend it. However, if you can keep it clean, this filter allows long exposures during daylight, makes solar photography possible, and doesn't noticeably impact color.

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                        5.0

                        Long exposures for clouds

                        By Randsburg Photo Studio

                        from Randsburg California

                        About Me Film Professional

                        Verified Buyer

                        Pros

                        • Easy To Use
                        • Improves Picture Quality

                        Cons

                          Best Uses

                          • Shooting Outdoors

                          Comments about Hoya 67mm NDx400 HMC Filter:

                          Lets me do long exposures to remove crowds in daylight and also to show streaks of clouds

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                          (2 of 2 customers found this review helpful)

                           
                          5.0

                          Does what it's supposed to do

                          By Tim

                          from Gainesville, GA

                          About Me Photo Enthusiast

                          Verified Buyer

                          Pros

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

                          Cons

                            Best Uses

                            • Extremely long exposure

                            Comments about Hoya 67mm NDx400 HMC Filter:

                            I've used this filter several times now and it has done everything it was supposed to do. It cuts the light by 9 stops. The exposure was even. It does add a color cast that isn't present without it, though that is common with such filters. The cast was easily correctable with white balance adjustments.

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