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Hoya 72mm Neutral Density (NDX4) 0.6 Filter

B&H # HOND4MC72 Mfr # A-72ND4X-GB
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Product Highlights
  • Multi-Coated (HMC)
  • Glass

The Hoya 72mm Neutral Density (NDX4) 0.6 Filter has several uses and offers the possibility to achieve otherwise unachievable results. ND filters appear gray and reduce the amount of light reaching the film. They have no effect on color balance.

Multi-coated to minimize reflection at the filter surfaces which reduces flare and ghosting.

Neutral Density filters have four main uses

To enable slow shutter speeds to be used, especially with high speed films, to record movement in subjects such as waterfalls, clouds, or cars
To decrease depth of field by allowing wider apertures to be used, which helps separate subjects from their background
To decrease the effective ISO of high speed film (above ISO 400) and allow it to be used outdoors in bright situations
To allow cine and video cameras (which have fixed shutter speeds) to film subjects such as snow, sand or other bright scenes which could cause overexposure

Neutral Density Factors

2x = ND.3 (exposure adjustment = 1 stop, reduces ISO 1/2)
4x = ND.6 (exposure adjustment = 2 stops, reduces ISO 1/4)
8x = ND.9 (exposure adjustment = 3 stops, reduces ISO 1/8)
As one of the premier filter manufacturers, Hoya filters continue to made from quality glass assuring the photographer clear, sharp and accurate images
Hoya filters consistently provide even color all the way through the filter; All surfaces are ground and polished to specific thickness and tolerances
Type Neutral Density
Size 72mm
Grade 0.6
Filter Factor 0.6 (2-Stops)
Multi-Coated Yes Hoya Multi-Coated (HMC)
Rotating No
Effect ND filters appear gray and reduce the amount of light reaching the film, they have no affect on color balance
Application To use high speed films in bright sun
Color Temperature Not Applicable
Construction Glass
Front Filter Thread Size 72mm
Front Lens Cap Size 72mm
Hoya 72mm Neutral Density (NDX4) 0.6 Filter
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    Hoya72mm Neutral Density (NDX4) 0.6 Filter
     
    4.7

    (based on 9 reviews)

    Ratings Distribution

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      (6)

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      (3)

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    100%

    of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

    Pros

    • Clear optics (7)
    • Easy to use (7)
    • Firm mount (7)
    • Strong construction (5)

    Cons

      Best Uses

      • Lens protection (4)
      • Color correction (3)
      • Image manipulation (3)
        • Reviewer Profile:
        • Photo enthusiast (4)
        • Was this a gift?:
        • No (5)

      Reviewed by 9 customers

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      5.0

      Hoya neutral density filter

      By K_Georgiadis

      from Kinnelon, NJ

      About Me Photo Enthusiast

      Verified Buyer

      Pros

      • Clear Optics
      • Easy To Use
      • Firm Mount

      Cons

        Best Uses

          Comments about Hoya 72mm Neutral Density (NDX4) 0.6 Filter:

          The filter performs as advertised and I do not have any negative comments.

          • Was this a gift?:
          • No

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          5.0

          Great Filter

          By Cec

          from Empire, MI

          About Me Photo Enthusiast

          Verified Buyer

          Pros

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

          Cons

            Best Uses

              Comments about Hoya 72mm Neutral Density (NDX4) 0.6 Filter:

              Great quality; great value.

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              • No

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              5.0

              Neutral Density needed

              By videogut

              from chicago

              Verified Buyer

              Pros

              • Clear Optics
              • Easy To Use

              Cons

                Best Uses

                • Lens Protection
                • UV Protection

                Comments about Hoya 72mm Neutral Density (NDX4) 0.6 Filter:

                Great for outside getting that DOF

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                • No

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                4.0

                yeah

                By DJM

                from ashland, or

                About Me Casual Photographer

                Verified Buyer

                Pros

                • Clear Optics
                • Easy To Use
                • Firm Mount

                Cons

                  Best Uses

                  • Filter Protection
                  • Lens Protection
                  • UV Protection

                  Comments about Hoya 72mm Neutral Density (NDX4) 0.6 Filter:

                  there a lot of really spendy high quality filters out there, this one here does it's job just fine without costing you an arm and a leg. I trust the hoya brand and enjoy using their products. [...]

                  • Was this a gift?:
                  • No

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                  5.0

                  Increase color intensity

                  By Geri the nature lover

                  from Chicago, Il

                  About Me Photo Enthusiast

                  Verified Buyer

                  Pros

                  • Easy To Use
                  • Strong Construction

                  Cons

                  • None

                  Best Uses

                  • Color Correction
                  • Image Manipulation

                  Comments about Hoya 72mm Neutral Density (NDX4) 0.6 Filter:

                  This filter increases color saturation. Excellent quality. Use for landscape photography while travelling.

                  • Was this a gift?:
                  • No

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                  5.0

                  great product

                  By Matt

                  from Texas

                  About Me Semi-pro Photographer

                  Verified Buyer

                  Pros

                  • Easy To Use
                  • Firm Mount
                  • Strong Construction

                  Cons

                    Best Uses

                    • Color Correction
                    • Image Manipulation

                    Comments about Hoya 72mm Neutral Density (NDX4) 0.6 Filter:

                    i only buy hoya filters and this one lives up to the reputation of being the best. great buy and well worth the money.

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                    4.0

                    ND filters and adapter ring

                    By Jim

                    from Lake Tahoe, NV

                    About Me Semi-pro Photographer

                    Verified Buyer

                    Pros

                    • Clear Optics
                    • Firm Mount

                    Cons

                      Best Uses

                      • Image Manipulation
                      • Lens Protection

                      Comments about Hoya 72mm Neutral Density (NDX4) 0.6 Filter:

                      I use the ND filters to make longer exposures. For example, when shooting a stream or waterfall, I prefer a longer exposure to capture the water movement. They also work well when combined with a polarizer to control glare.

                      I also purchased an adapter ring to use my 72mm on a 77mm lens; that was a mistake. The adapter ring is a pain to use. It's well worth it to buy a filter for each lens and not mess with adapter rings. It may cost more, but it's less agrivating.

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                      5.0

                      awesome for the price

                      By Heather

                      from Tampa FL

                      About Me Photo Enthusiast

                      Verified Buyer

                      Pros

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

                      Cons

                        Best Uses

                          Comments about Hoya 72mm Neutral Density (NDX4) 0.6 Filter:

                          I use this typically outdoors in high contrast situations on a Nikon lens.

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                          (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

                           
                          4.0

                          Hurray for Hoya

                          By Slomo

                          from Poulsbo, WA

                          About Me Hobbyist/Enthusiast

                          Verified Buyer

                          Pros

                          • Clear Optics
                          • Consistent Effect
                          • Firm Mount
                          • Strong Construction

                          Cons

                            Best Uses

                            • Color Correction
                            • Lens Protection

                            Comments about Hoya 72mm Neutral Density (NDX4) 0.6 Filter:

                            A great ND filter for my kit lens. This 0.6 ND filter works wonderful for taking pictures of waterfalls in the middle of a sunny day.

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