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Tiffen 77mm Graduated 0.6 ND Filter

B&H # TIGND.677 Mfr # 77CGND6
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Product Highlights
  • 2 Stop Graduated Neutral Density Filter
  • Reduce Exposure in Selective Areas
  • ColorCore Technology

The Tiffen 77mm Graduated 0.6 ND Filter is a graduated neutral density filter that helps to specifically darken skies and other bright areas of the image. The filter is densest at the edge and tapers to clear by the middle, with a feathered line between the density and clear areas. Neutral density filters do not affect the coloration of the image and the 0.6 density provides a 2 stop reduction in light from entering the lens.

Tiffen filters are made using ColorCore technology, a process that involves laminating the filter substrate between 2 pieces of optical glass, grinding flat to a tolerance of 1/10,000th of an inch, and then mounting to precision metal rings.

0.6 ND graduated filter for darkening skies and other bright areas of the image.
Feathered edge is neither soft nor hard, providing a natural-appearing taper between the density and clear areas of the filter.
Neutral density filters do not affect the overall coloration of the image.
Filter Type Graduated neutral density
Size 77 mm
Filter Factor 0.6 (2 stop)
Construction ColorCore technology
Front Filter Thread Size 77 mm
Front Lens Cap Size 77 mm
Tiffen 77mm Graduated 0.6 ND Filter
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    Tiffen77mm Graduated 0.6 ND Filter
     
    4.5

    (based on 64 reviews)

    Ratings Distribution

    • 5 Stars

       

      (43)

    • 4 Stars

       

      (12)

    • 3 Stars

       

      (7)

    • 2 Stars

       

      (1)

    • 1 Stars

       

      (1)

    93%

    of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

    Pros

    • Easy to use (41)
    • Clear optics (39)
    • Strong construction (34)
    • Firm mount (32)
    • Consistent effect (11)

    Cons

      Best Uses

      • Image manipulation (32)
      • Color correction (12)
      • Shooting outdoors (5)
      • Landscape/scenery (4)
        • Reviewer Profile:
        • Photo enthusiast (31), Semi-pro photographer (11), Pro photographer (8), Casual photographer (3), Enthusiast (3)
        • Was this a gift?:
        • No (47)

      Most Liked Positive Review

       

      I think it works pretty well.

      I think this nd grad filter has worked pretty well. It helps on most occasions where the sky is much brighter then the ground. As most of you know already, without these sorts...Read complete review

      I think this nd grad filter has worked pretty well. It helps on most occasions where the sky is much brighter then the ground. As most of you know already, without these sorts of filters it becomes very difficult to get a properly exposed sky and ground.

      The other method would be to use a tripod and use bracket exposure and take 3-5 shots and photoshop the image.

      This ND Grad. filter works MOST of the time, but there will be times when you'll need photoshop work or multiple exposures. Sometimes the sky is just too bright and even a 1.2 grad is not enough. Example would be 12-1PM in the afternoon, no clouds, summer sun and you're landscape has a lot of light colors. Total blow out. Multiple exposures needed :D.

      The only thing that I think needs improvement is the amount of graduation in this filter. If it's graduation were 10-20% softer this would be perfect for its price range. Right now it doesn't stop at a hard line but the grad is on the hard side.

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      Most Liked Negative Review

       

      Not so great

      The filter, optically wise, is fine, the build quality however is poor. Firstly, the glass rattles within the rotating circle and slips sometimes when you rotate it. Secondly, the threading on...Read complete review

      The filter, optically wise, is fine, the build quality however is poor. Firstly, the glass rattles within the rotating circle and slips sometimes when you rotate it. Secondly, the threading on it is horrible. I have attached it to a Tiffen step up ring and now it is completely stuck. I have tried hot towels and even cooling the filter to get it off with no luck. I now need to buy a set of filter wrenches and will likely have to wrench it off every time I use it. Not exactly a quick swap. My B&W filters on the other hand work perfectly. Don't bother with this Tiffen circular GND filter. Just get the square ones.

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      4.0

      Sunset special

      By Ballhawg

      from Atlanta, GA

      About Me Photo Enthusiast

      Verified Buyer

      Pros

      • Durable
      • Easy to Use
      • Lightweight

      Cons

        Best Uses

        • Landscape/Scenery

        Comments about Tiffen 77mm Graduated 0.6 ND Filter:

        It is exactly what I expected, a well made soft edge grad. It is a little hard to see the edge to get it lined up at first but with a practice it becomes easier to line up with the horizon. I usually slant it a little to the left or to the right depending on the clouds and the foreground. The reported disadvantage to a screw-on is that the horizon must always be in the center and you can not use the time honored rule of thirds; but with post processing this is no problem unless you are a professional. A good easy to use, well made filter to improve foregrounds when photographing sunsets and sunrises.

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        3.0

        77mm Graduated 0.6 ND Filter

        By Muralee

        from Seattle,WA

        About Me Photo Enthusiast

        Verified Buyer

        Pros

        • Easy to Use

        Cons

        • Not So Good

        Best Uses

        • Landscape/Scenery

        Comments about Tiffen 77mm Graduated 0.6 ND Filter:

        This probably works as expected, but I did not like it. It is completely clear at the center and a bit darker at edges of one half. I did not find it really useful, so I am returning it.

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        4.0

        77mm Graduated filter

        By HT

        from ca

        About Me Photo Enthusiast

        Verified Buyer

        Pros

        • Compact
        • Easy to Use
        • Lightweight

        Cons

          Best Uses

          • Landscape/Scenery

          Comments about Tiffen 77mm Graduated 0.6 ND Filter:

          the fine threads are quite hard to engage with those of the lens.

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          5.0

          This is what I wanted

          By wilder

          from Concord Ca.

          About Me Photo Enthusiast

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          Pros

          • Compact
          • Durable
          • Easy to Use
          • Great Picture Quality
          • Lightweight

          Cons

            Best Uses

            • Landscape/Scenery
            • Travel

            Comments about Tiffen 77mm Graduated 0.6 ND Filter:

            Going to a photo seminar in Yellowstone soon and feel I needed this filter to make the most of the effort.

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            • No

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            3.0

            For Landscapes Especially Sun and Water

            By Dipper Ranch

            from La Honda, California

            About Me Photo Enthusiast

            Verified Buyer

            Pros

            • Easy To Use

            Cons

              Best Uses

              • Image Manipulation

              Comments about Tiffen 77mm Graduated 0.6 ND Filter:

              I chose this grade and brand based on advice from friend especially since it is glass rather than plastic. Easy to see where the darker area is through viewfinder when you are turning it and therefore easy to angle properly for sky/water edge which you want to darken. One thing I didn't think about was that it is pretty much a 50:50 split when often it is more aesthetic to put a horizon on a 1/3 or 2/3 split but this could be achieved in cropping. Helped me get some silky textures to waves coming in on the bay.

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              4.0

              Just what I needed

              By John

              from Ohio

              About Me Casual Photographer

              Verified Buyer

              Pros

              • Clear Optics
              • Strong Construction

              Cons

                Best Uses

                • Image Manipulation

                Comments about Tiffen 77mm Graduated 0.6 ND Filter:

                didn't want to spend a lot for something I will use not that often .

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                5.0

                Must have

                By masiman

                from phoenix, az

                About Me Photo Enthusiast

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                Pros

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

                Cons

                  Best Uses

                  • Image Manipulation
                  • Sky

                  Comments about Tiffen 77mm Graduated 0.6 ND Filter:

                  If you don't want blown out sky then you need this. It is also the best bang for the buck.

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                  3.0

                  Does the job, but poor construction.

                  By Weatherman

                  from St. Louis, MO

                  About Me Semi-pro Photographer

                  Verified Buyer

                  Pros

                  • Clear Optics
                  • Easy To Use

                  Cons

                  • Loose Mount
                  • Weak Construction

                  Best Uses

                    Comments about Tiffen 77mm Graduated 0.6 ND Filter:

                    It does what it's supposed to do, but it seems to be very poorly put together. The glass rattles around inside the housing and it can shift and move by itself. This doesn't make it unusable, but it is definitely annoying. Other than that, it fits well and I've had no other issues with it.

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                    5.0

                    Well made, adds another dimension.

                    By Daisy

                    from Kiawah Island, S.C.

                    About Me Photo Enthusiast

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                    Pros

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

                    Cons

                      Best Uses

                      • Color Correction
                      • Image Manipulation

                      Comments about Tiffen 77mm Graduated 0.6 ND Filter:

                      I very much enjoy taking photos of sunrise and sunsets. This filter by Tiffen has improved my results. It is a heavier filter, not quite as thin as some. Definitely tricks the camera into getting a better shot.

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                      5.0

                      Great filter, great price

                      By Shutterbug Jack

                      from Circleville, OH

                      About Me Photo Enthusiast

                      Verified Buyer

                      Pros

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

                      Cons

                        Best Uses

                        • Image Manipulation

                        Comments about Tiffen 77mm Graduated 0.6 ND Filter:

                        I will use this filter in landscape photograpy as well as sunsets and sunrises.
                        Tiffen has a reputation for high quality products and this filter is no exception. Well-built with a solid feel to it. Most of my other filters are of the Tiffen brand.
                        It would be nice if it came in a soft padded pouch, but other than that I have no complaints at all.

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                        4.0

                        Fantastic essential landscape filter

                        By soslifeguard

                        from Tigard, OR

                        About Me Photo Enthusiast

                        Verified Buyer

                        Pros

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

                        Cons

                          Best Uses

                          • Color Correction
                          • Exposure correction

                          Comments about Tiffen 77mm Graduated 0.6 ND Filter:

                          I utilize this filter with a wide-angle 14mm prime for landscape photography. It's thin enough to use on top of the UV filter without causing unsightly vignetting in the picture. I use this filter often with my photos, and I'm thoroughly impressed!

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                          5.0

                          Easy way to manipulate overcast sky

                          By Sanjib Karmakar

                          from Chicago, IL

                          About Me Semi-pro Photographer

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                          Pros

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

                          Cons

                            Best Uses

                            • Image Manipulation

                            Comments about Tiffen 77mm Graduated 0.6 ND Filter:

                            Use this to manipulate overcast sky

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                            5.0

                            Excellent produc

                            By Sanjib Karmakar

                            from Chicago, IL

                            About Me Semi-pro Photographer

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                            Pros

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

                            Cons

                              Best Uses

                              • Image Manipulation

                              Comments about Tiffen 77mm Graduated 0.6 ND Filter:

                              •How you use the product?
                              Incase you find part of the image is overcasted used this filter to that part and then take the exposure.
                              •Things that are great about it
                              Smoothly attach to the lens mount
                              Build Quality is very good

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                              3.0

                              First use

                              By Cairo

                              from Cairo, Egypt Ottawa, Ontario NYC

                              About Me Semi-pro Photographer

                              Verified Buyer

                              Pros

                              • Easy To Use

                              Cons

                                Best Uses

                                • UV Protection

                                Comments about Tiffen 77mm Graduated 0.6 ND Filter:

                                I live in Egypt where the sky is always too bright. Think UV index of 11 most days. I was at the beach this past weekend with a bright blue sea and hazy sky, no clouds. I threw this filter on in combination with a Tiffen circular polarizer. The result was quite nice, darkening the sky and taking the glare off the sea water. A small amount of sharpening in light room on the object in the photo (a pier) and I got a nice result. I'm headed to Scotland in October for a shoot and will find out more then as to how well it works with dramatic skies and darker landscapes. So, far satisfied for the minimal investment.

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                                5.0

                                Great for lanscapes

                                By MITRAVLER

                                from Mid Mich

                                About Me Photo Enthusiast

                                Verified Buyer

                                Pros

                                • Clear Optics
                                • Easy To Use
                                • Strong Construction

                                Cons

                                  Best Uses

                                  • Color Correction
                                  • Image Manipulation

                                  Comments about Tiffen 77mm Graduated 0.6 ND Filter:

                                  Make the clouds and sky pop

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                                  5.0

                                  Just what I needed

                                  By Coyne

                                  from Lake Forest, CA

                                  About Me Photo Enthusiast

                                  Verified Buyer

                                  Pros

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

                                  Cons

                                    Best Uses

                                    • Darkening skies
                                    • Darkening Skys
                                    • Image Manipulation

                                    Comments about Tiffen 77mm Graduated 0.6 ND Filter:

                                    This graduated nd filter is just what I needed for landscape photography. I use this filter on my Canon 17-40mm and it is wonderful.

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                                    2.0

                                    Not so great

                                    By Narcosia

                                    from Wellington, New Zealand

                                    About Me Photo Enthusiast

                                    Verified Buyer

                                    Pros

                                    • Clear Optics

                                    Cons

                                    • Loose Mount
                                    • Weak Construction

                                    Best Uses

                                      Comments about Tiffen 77mm Graduated 0.6 ND Filter:

                                      The filter, optically wise, is fine, the build quality however is poor. Firstly, the glass rattles within the rotating circle and slips sometimes when you rotate it. Secondly, the threading on it is horrible. I have attached it to a Tiffen step up ring and now it is completely stuck. I have tried hot towels and even cooling the filter to get it off with no luck. I now need to buy a set of filter wrenches and will likely have to wrench it off every time I use it. Not exactly a quick swap. My B&W filters on the other hand work perfectly. Don't bother with this Tiffen circular GND filter. Just get the square ones.

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                                      • No

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                                      5.0

                                      Great Product for the price

                                      By BW Ventures Photography

                                      from Knoxville, TN

                                      About Me Pro Photographer

                                      Verified Buyer

                                      Pros

                                      • Easy To Use
                                      • Firm Mount

                                      Cons

                                        Best Uses

                                        • Color Correction
                                        • Image Manipulation

                                        Comments about Tiffen 77mm Graduated 0.6 ND Filter:

                                        Great product for the price! No blown out skies on my shoot...interesting filter to play with for special effects.

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                                        1.0

                                        Small visible spot on the center

                                        By Fred Bo

                                        from Miami, FL / Paris, France

                                        About Me Pro Photographer

                                        Pros

                                          Cons

                                            Best Uses

                                            • Color Correction
                                            • Image Manipulation

                                            Comments about Tiffen 77mm Graduated 0.6 ND Filter:

                                            I wonder if the item received is defective but mine has a small black point in its center and it's clearly visible. I had to go to France for a shooting so I did not have time to send it back for replacement. I was disappointed first and I decided to keep it for the coming shoot. I could not see the spot on my shot, maybe it's so close to the lens that it's no problem. We'll see in the future.
                                            Just because I'm expecting to receive a free from defect product, I give this a 2 star rating.

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                                            5.0

                                            filter rview

                                            By jimphoto

                                            from central US

                                            About Me Semi-pro Photographer

                                            Verified Buyer

                                            Pros

                                            • Clear Optics
                                            • Easy To Use
                                            • Firm Mount

                                            Cons

                                              Best Uses

                                              • Image Manipulation

                                              Comments about Tiffen 77mm Graduated 0.6 ND Filter:

                                              Good: works as described
                                              bad: nothing

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