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Tiffen 82mm Circular Polarizing Filter

You Pay: $46.95
Product Highlights
  • Makes a Blue Sky Bluer
  • Enhances Clouds
  • Eliminates Reflections
  • High Quality ColorCore Glass
  • Black Aluminum Filter Ring
  • Made in the USA
  • 10-Year Warranty

Tiffen 82mm Circular Polarizer Filters - 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.

If you're out walking on a lovely day - in the mountains or at the beach - and you want to get a fabulous shot of a cloud-filled sky or make the water seem more saturated, then a polarizer is the way to go. This filter is the best way to make the clouds stand out, increase or decrease the saturation of the ocean or increase or decrease the reflection off the water. You can also use this filter when shooting into glass or windows since it will, again, either increase or decrease reflections.

If you're shooting black and white and want to simulate a threatening storm, try throwing on a #25 Red filter. The vista will take on the appearance of an imminent, ominous storm. 

Along with a UV or Skylight Filter, a polarizing filter should be a part of everyone's gear bag. It can turn a run-of-the-mill image into a stunning, creative photo by increasing color saturation.  

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

This filter eliminates ultraviolet rays from outdoor shots as well as polarizing the light to remove reflections, and increase color saturation, without affecting the overall color balance
Can dramatically enhance a blue sky and make the clouds more prominent
Used best at right angle to the sun
Effective with cameras that use beam splitters in the path of the TTL light meter and with AF cameras
Type Circular Polarizer
Size 82mm, 5mm thick
Grade Not Applicable
Filter Factor Between 2.3 and 2.8 (approx. +1.3 stops)
Multi-Coated No
Rotating Yes
Effect Removes reflections and increases color saturation without affecting the overall color balance
Application Nature, travel, outdoor photography
Color Temperature Not Applicable
Construction ColorCore Glass
Front Filter Thread Size 82mm
Pitch Thread = 0.75
Front Lens Cap Size 82mm
Tiffen 82mm Circular Polarizing Filter
  • 10-Year Warranty
  • REVIEW SNAPSHOT®

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    Tiffen82mm Circular Polarizing Filter
     
    4.4

    (based on 32 reviews)

    Ratings Distribution

    • 5 Stars

       

      (19)

    • 4 Stars

       

      (9)

    • 3 Stars

       

      (2)

    • 2 Stars

       

      (2)

    • 1 Stars

       

      (0)

    96%

    of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

    Pros

    • Clear optics (15)
    • Consistent effect (14)
    • Easily mounted (13)
    • Firm mount (11)
    • Strong construction (11)

    Cons

      Best Uses

      • Color correction (10)
      • Image manipulation (9)
      • Lens protection (5)
      • UV protection (4)
      • Artwork (3)
        • Reviewer Profile:
        • Pro photographer (9), Semi-pro photographer (8), Photo enthusiast (5)
        • Was this a gift?:
        • No (26)

      Most Liked Positive Review

       

      I would recommend this product

      I use this filter on my 16-35mm canon L wide angle zoom lense with the 7D camera. The colors are intensified and glare is reduced. I use this filter while taking landscape...Read complete review

      I use this filter on my 16-35mm canon L wide angle zoom lense with the 7D camera. The colors are intensified and glare is reduced. I use this filter while taking landscape pictures. The filter rotates smoothly and is very easy to adjust.

      VS

      Most Liked Negative Review

       

      Good polarizer-a bit thick

      Gets the job done, remove reflections and gives blue skies.

      The mount is a bit thick and creates vignetting.
      might wanna invest a bit more

      Gets the job done, remove reflections and gives blue skies.

      The mount is a bit thick and creates vignetting.
      might wanna invest a bit more

      Reviewed by 32 customers

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      5.0

      Does what it's intended to do.

      By David

      from Warwick, RI.

      About Me Pro Photographer

      Verified Buyer

      Pros

      • Strong Construction

      Cons

        Best Uses

        • Color Saturation

        Comments about Tiffen 82mm Circular Polarizing Filter:

        Works well and with step up rings I can use it on smaller lenses.

        • Was this a gift?:
        • No

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        5.0

        Good cheap filter

        By CaptKilljoy

        from South Milwaukee, WI

        About Me Photo Enthusiast

        Verified Buyer

        Pros

          Cons

            Best Uses

            • Color Correction
            • Lens Protection

            Comments about Tiffen 82mm Circular Polarizing Filter:

            Good bang for the buck.

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            • No

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            4.0

            Excellent filter for the price

            By ProdPro

            from Sacramento, Ca

            About Me Pro Photographer

            Verified Buyer

            Pros

            • Clear Optics

            Cons

              Best Uses

                Comments about Tiffen 82mm Circular Polarizing Filter:

                Use it on my Nikon D800 with pro lenses and it works like a charm. No visible degradation through lens.

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                • No

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                5.0

                I will buy this product again and again.

                By Ecar

                from Brasil

                About Me Semi-pro Photographer

                Verified Buyer

                Pros

                • Clear Optics
                • Easily Mounted
                • Strong Construction

                Cons

                  Best Uses

                  • Lens Protection
                  • UV Protection

                  Comments about Tiffen 82mm Circular Polarizing Filter:

                  Simply the best!

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                  • No

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                  5.0

                  Excellent filter

                  By GRG

                  from Denver, CO

                  About Me Semi-pro Photographer

                  Verified Buyer

                  Pros

                  • Clear Optics
                  • Consistent Effect
                  • Strong Construction

                  Cons

                    Best Uses

                    • Color Correction
                    • Lens Protection

                    Comments about Tiffen 82mm Circular Polarizing Filter:

                    I needed a good, quality but yet affordable polarizing filter and Tiffen has answered the bell again. For price and quality it is hard to beat this product.

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                    • No

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                    4.0

                    Does the job

                    By FXlover1978

                    from Pennsylvania

                    Comments about Tiffen 82mm Circular Polarizing Filter:

                    Great budget product! Does the job when needed!

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                    5.0

                    Work very well.

                    By Digital painter

                    from Santa Rosa, CA

                    Comments about Tiffen 82mm Circular Polarizing Filter:

                    Very good quality and construction of the polarizer. I would highly recommend it for your landscape photography and any other daylight work.

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                    4.0

                    Good filter for the price

                    By MJ

                    from Chicago, IL

                    About Me Photo Enthusiast

                    Verified Buyer

                    Pros

                    • Clear Optics
                    • Consistent Effect
                    • Strong Construction

                    Cons

                    • Cross-Threads Easily
                    • Doesn't Fasten Well

                    Best Uses

                    • UV Protection

                    Comments about Tiffen 82mm Circular Polarizing Filter:

                    This filter does the trick. I had some challenges getting to mount securely due to it's thin design and very low thread count. Once it was mounted it worked great. I also wish this filter had a directional light source indicator arrow or something on the rim. I found this feature useful in other filters I have owned. All in all this is a good product and I would recommend it.

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                    • No

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                    4.0

                    A must have for outside shoots

                    By G2 Photography

                    from Kansas

                    About Me Photography Student

                    Verified Buyer

                    Pros

                    • Clear Optics
                    • Consistent Effect
                    • Easily Mounted

                    Cons

                      Best Uses

                      • Color Correction
                      • Image Manipulation

                      Comments about Tiffen 82mm Circular Polarizing Filter:

                      Circular Polarizing filter is a must for shooting outside on a bright sunny day. Blue skies get bluer and reduces reflections bouncing off water. I use this filter on my Tamron SP 24-70 2.8 Really happy with the results. At times you have to work at removing the filter due to the front side of the filter rotating, but other than that it does what it was designed too.

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                      • No

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                      5.0

                      nice filter

                      By spudrunner01

                      from mtn home idaho

                      About Me Semi-pro Photographer

                      Verified Buyer

                      Pros

                      • Consistent Effect
                      • Easily Mounted
                      • Firm Mount
                      • Strong Construction

                      Cons

                        Best Uses

                        • Image Manipulation
                        • Nice Pair Of Sun Glasses

                        Comments about Tiffen 82mm Circular Polarizing Filter:

                        This Filter is on a Tamron 24-70 F2.8 for Nikon D800 really pleased with it.

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                        • No

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                        5.0

                        It a polarizer

                        By unclemike

                        from Richmond VA

                        About Me Pro Photographer

                        Verified Buyer

                        Pros

                        • Clear Optics
                        • Consistent Effect
                        • Easily Mounted

                        Cons

                          Best Uses

                          • Image Manipulation

                          Comments about Tiffen 82mm Circular Polarizing Filter:

                          Tiffen makes a great line of low cost filters. I know there are more expensive filters with better glass but this one works for me as much as I use them. Gives great contrast to blue sky, increases depth in clouds and eliminages glare and reflection from glass and water. It works like a polarizer should.

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                          • No

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                          4.0

                          Great Product

                          By Magma Creative

                          from Sacramento, CA

                          About Me Pro Photographer

                          Verified Buyer

                          Pros

                          • Easily Mounted

                          Cons

                            Best Uses

                            • Video

                            Comments about Tiffen 82mm Circular Polarizing Filter:

                            I use polarizers to cut down reflections on shiny surfaces such as windshields and high gloss paint on cars. It's also a must if you want to keep your sky blue while shooting video.

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                            • No

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                            5.0

                            Good price for this one

                            By PBizzle

                            from Florida

                            About Me Semi-pro Photographer

                            Verified Buyer

                            Pros

                            • Consistent Effect
                            • Easily Mounted
                            • Firm Mount

                            Cons

                              Best Uses

                              • Color Correction
                              • Image Manipulation

                              Comments about Tiffen 82mm Circular Polarizing Filter:

                              Happy with this polarizer, especially for the price.

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                              • No

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                              5.0

                              Excellent Polarizing Filter

                              By Images by Dan

                              from Valdese, NC

                              About Me Semi-pro Photographer

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                              Verified Buyer

                              Pros

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

                              Cons

                                Best Uses

                                • Image Manipulation

                                Comments about Tiffen 82mm Circular Polarizing Filter:

                                Landscape photography

                                • Was this a gift?:
                                • No

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                                3.0

                                Moderately satisfied

                                By Conservation Media

                                from Missoula, MT

                                About Me Pro Photographer

                                Verified Buyer

                                Pros

                                  Cons

                                  • Cross-Threads Easily
                                  • Weak Effect

                                  Best Uses

                                    Comments about Tiffen 82mm Circular Polarizing Filter:

                                    Seems to fail on wider lenses by giving inconsistent polarization across sky. I know this is an issue with wide angles, but particular filter was less than satisfying in comparison to the others I have.

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                                    • No

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                                    5.0

                                    Great Filter!

                                    By photo4

                                    from Baton Rouge, LA

                                    About Me Pro Photographer

                                    Verified Buyer

                                    Pros

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

                                    Cons

                                      Best Uses

                                      • Glare reduction
                                      • Lens Protection

                                      Comments about Tiffen 82mm Circular Polarizing Filter:

                                      I use this filter with my Canon 24mm TS-E lens to get rid of glare. It works great!

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                                      • No

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                                      5.0

                                      "It was exactly what I hoped for!"

                                      By Chickenlips

                                      from Calgary,Alberta

                                      About Me Photography Student

                                      Verified Buyer

                                      Pros

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

                                      Cons

                                        Best Uses

                                        • Color Correction
                                        • Image Manipulation
                                        • UV Protection

                                        Comments about Tiffen 82mm Circular Polarizing Filter:

                                        The effect I hoped for is what I received.

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                                        • No

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                                        5.0

                                        xcellent Quality

                                        By Euro Video Productions LLC New York

                                        from Carmel, N.Y.

                                        About Me Pro Photographer

                                        Verified Buyer

                                        Pros

                                        • Dependible

                                        Cons

                                        • None

                                        Best Uses

                                        • Color Correction
                                        • Minimizes Flare
                                        • UV Protection

                                        Comments about Tiffen 82mm Circular Polarizing Filter:

                                        This filter does exactly what you want it to with professional quality

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                                        • No

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                                        5.0

                                        Good CPL filter

                                        By hh123

                                        from San Diego, CA

                                        About Me Tech Savvy

                                        Verified Buyer

                                        Pros

                                        • Easy To Use

                                        Cons

                                          Best Uses

                                          • Shooting Outdoors

                                          Comments about Tiffen 82mm Circular Polarizing Filter:

                                          Replaced a broken ultra-thin and performed equally well. Haven't noticed any vignetting using it on a 16-35mm/7D. As a side benefit I can use the original lens cap.

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                                          • No

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                                          5.0

                                          Good filter

                                          By diamc

                                          from TN.

                                          Verified Buyer

                                          Pros

                                          • Improves Picture Quality

                                          Cons

                                            Best Uses

                                            • Shooting Outdoors

                                            Comments about Tiffen 82mm Circular Polarizing Filter:

                                            This is a good Polarizer filter and good for the price.

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