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LEE Filters SW150 Filter Holder Kit

B&H # LEFHN1424 Mfr # KIT-SW150
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You Pay: $400.00
Product Highlights
  • For the Nikon 14-24 Lens
  • Includes 0.6 Hard Graduated ND Filter
  • Excellent for Grad and Regular Filters
  • Fully Rotational
  • Easy to Use
  • Excellent for Outdoor Work
  • Will Not Vignette

The Lee SW150 Filter Holder Kit enables you to use both graduated and traditional filters with Nikon's 14-24mm lens.

This Lee holder can handle a wide variety of 150 x 170mm resin, and 150 x 150mm standard filters. There are two slots for multiple filter use. For those who prefer the grads, you'll be happy to know the SW150 Holder rotates a wonderful 360°. This gives you tremendous capabilities especially when using Lee's high-quality graduated filters.

The system will also hold an SW150 System Adapter that will allow you to attach the SW150 to any standard Lee adapter ring. This added feature will allow you to use the SW150 on just about any lens you can think of and making the SW150 a filter system worth keeping in your gear bag 24/7.

For the landscape/outdoor shooter, the 2-stop Graduated Neutral Density Filter that comes with the system will more than get you in the game. The 2-stop filtration will allow you to blur that rippling water or make that high-flying bird seem to streak through air at super speed.

Note! Please note that there will be no Polarizer or Big Stopper available for the SW150 system

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 situation
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
Type Accepts Graduated Neutral Density or standard filters
Size Accepts 6 x 6.7" (150 x 170mm) or 6 x 6" (150 x 150mm) filters
Grade Hard Graduated filter is 0.6
Filter Factor Graduated filter is 2-stops
Multi-Coated Not Applicable
Rotating Holder rotates 360°
Effect Graduated filters reduce the amount of light reaching the film
or to use high speed film in bright light
Application Nature, travel, outdoor photography
Color Temperature Not Applicable
Construction Resin
Front Filter Thread Size Not Applicable
Front Lens Cap Size Holder comes with neoprene cap
LEE Filters SW150 Filter Holder Kit
  • SW150 Filter Holder
  • Adapter Collar
  • 0.6 Hard Graduated Neutral Density Filter
  • Neoprene Lens Cap
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    LEE FiltersSW150 Filter Holder Kit
     
    4.5

    (based on 31 reviews)

    Ratings Distribution

    • 5 Stars

       

      (19)

    • 4 Stars

       

      (9)

    • 3 Stars

       

      (2)

    • 2 Stars

       

      (1)

    • 1 Stars

       

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    96%

    of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

    Pros

    • Strong construction (15)
    • Firm mount (13)
    • Easy to use (11)
    • Clear optics (3)
    • Durable (3)

    Cons

    • Heavy / bulky (4)

    Best Uses

    • Image manipulation (7)
    • Landscape/scenery (5)
    • Color correction (4)
    • Shooting outdoors (3)
      • Reviewer Profile:
      • Photo enthusiast (12), Semi-pro photographer (7), Pro photographer (3)
      • Was this a gift?:
      • No (26)

    Most Liked Positive Review

     

    LEE SW150: Worth the wait

    First and foremost, let me say: have patience. Lee makes these in small batches. But if you know Lee, you know they put out quality goods, and this is the case...Read complete review

    First and foremost, let me say: have patience. Lee makes these in small batches. But if you know Lee, you know they put out quality goods, and this is the case here.

    Their mounting system is quite innovative for the Nikon 14-24mm, consisting of a mounting collar and compression ring. Once installed these components can stay on the lens; the actual filter holder can be mounted and removed when you use the lens. (Lee includes a neoprene cover to use after the mounting collar is installed because the Nikon lens cover no longer stays on securely, but I'm sure intrepid users out there can find a way to keep the lens cap on)

    The kit also comes with some baffles to keep rear reflections from getting to your lens. You won't see the baffles in the Lee ads online.

    You'll find that there aren't a lot of filters available in the US at the moment, but they're coming and should be available soon (according to Lee).

    ONE CAUTION: take your time when you mount the collar to the compression ring: it's a threaded connection and you don't want to cross-thread this puppy. It seems easy to do if you're not taking your time.

    Last: if you have this lens you know what a pain it is to shoot without a filter when you really want one... This gear is solid and you won't be disappointed!

    VS

    Most Liked Negative Review

     

    Great Holder [...]

    I actually use this on an Olympus 7-14mm by making adapter for it. I had called Lee filters and they did not anticipate making this for any other lens but I knew I...Read complete review

    I actually use this on an Olympus 7-14mm by making adapter for it. I had called Lee filters and they did not anticipate making this for any other lens but I knew I needed it for my system. It works great [...]

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    4.0

    Great with a flaw

    By M5 Avenue

    from Montreal

    About Me Photo Enthusiast

    Verified Buyer

    Pros

    • Firm Mount
    • Strong Construction

    Cons

      Best Uses

      • Image Manipulation

      Comments about LEE Filters SW150 Filter Holder Kit:

      The quality is top notch and does what it is intended to do. I am using it with the Formatt 150mmx150mm Hitech 10 stopper filter and it works like a charm.

      The flaw is that there is light leakage all around the edge of the 14-24mm lens. (even with the included plastic flappers) Luckily I had a scarf handy and was able to block all the light out, simply by putting my scarf around the filter holder kit.

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      5.0

      Outstanding!

      By Marty

      from Mountainside, NJ

      About Me Photo Enthusiast

      Verified Buyer

      Pros

      • High Quality

      Cons

      • Assembly Instructions

      Best Uses

      • Landscape/Scenery

      Comments about LEE Filters SW150 Filter Holder Kit:

      I love my 14-24 lens and just finished a landscape workshop without knowing it existed--now I can take the photos I want to! Thought I might have to buy a different lens that used standard filters and was thrilled to find this assembly for filters. As everyone else has mentioned, the assembly instructions are frustrating and not at all helpful. When you get it, it is all screwed together and looked like possibly 2 pieces. Finally figured out how to uncrew them and have 3 parts. I then found a video on YouTube where the person showed how to put it on the lens.Once it is on the lens, it stays there--even when you don't need filters. Very happy to have made the purchase!

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      4.0

      Very High Quality Product

      By AzGriz

      from Sedona, AZ

      About Me Semi-pro Photographer

      Verified Buyer

      Pros

      • Durable
      • Easy to Use
      • Lightweight

      Cons

      • Pricey

      Best Uses

      • Landscape/Scenery
      • Video

      Comments about LEE Filters SW150 Filter Holder Kit:

      This product keeps with the Lee tradition of very well made products. I would have given it 5 stars if it did not cost so much. You can buy a lens for what they charge for this, but if you have the 14 - 24mm lens, this is a must have.

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      4.0

      First time user of a plate based filter

      By Bitpimps

      from United States

      About Me Photo Enthusiast

      Verified Buyer

      Pros

      • Durable
      • Easy to Use
      • Quality construction

      Cons

      • Bulky
      • Flimsy Baffles
      • Limited Filter Options

      Best Uses

      • Family Photos
      • Landscape/Scenery
      • Studio
      • Travel
      • Weddings/Events

      Comments about LEE Filters SW150 Filter Holder Kit:

      The filter holder was relatively simple to setup, the ring that sits on the back was not so obvious on how to disassemble at first but after a while I figured it out. Overall its well designed, the only reason I can think of to not give it 5 stars is the filtering options for something like this is less than ideal and because the baffles that mount behind the plate assembly are cheap plastic bits that are difficult to work with.
      I am new to filters and have never used a system like this before so take my negatives with a grain of salt, it's a solidly designed system and the construction quality overall, is no where near as bad as some of the reports i've read.
      It's achilles heel is just the scarcity of plate style filtering options for something this big.

      Assembly is not super difficult once the learning curve is over but this is not a system you will want to break down and re-assemble in the field.

      The bulky awkward part is the adapter ring assembly that mounts behind the bayonette ring of lenses like the 14-24mm Nikor, allowing the filter holder to anchor onto it. Regardless of what lense you chose this for, I recommend you pick a primary lense for this one and keep mounting hardware on that lense.

      The filter holder itself, dismounts quickly and effortlessly allowing storage in one of the carrying cases they provide. Assuming you can buy the adapter hardware separately you could effortlessly transfer the holder to any lense that has it pre-installed.

      Lee makes a 6x6 CPL plate BUT I have yet to find an instance where a CPL really makes any sense on an ultra-wide angle lense which this model was originally created for.

      There is a well established market for their 100mm system, so if you are reading this and doing research on filtering options prior to buying the lenses that require this, consider purchasing a lense that fits the 100mm setup instead. Most of the lenses that fit the 100mm Lee system also accept conventional threaded filters.

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      5.0

      Just what the doctor ordered

      By Ericdbleagle

      from Washington, D.C.

      About Me Semi-pro Photographer

      Verified Buyer

      Pros

      • Durable
      • Easy to Use
      • Great Picture Quality

      Cons

        Best Uses

        • Landscape/Scenery
        • Travel

        Comments about LEE Filters SW150 Filter Holder Kit:

        Great system for mounting ND gradients. I found it easy to install and considering the main use being land scapes, the little extra time for setup is not at all a problem. Overall very happy with this tool.

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        (5 of 5 customers found this review helpful)

         
        5.0

        Still perfect even with flaws

        By Al Kabong

        from Santa Fe, NM

        Comments about LEE Filters SW150 Filter Holder Kit:

        This is a perfectly-engineered solution for using ND filters with the Nikon 14-24mm lens. Just be aware of the following issues:

        - The last filter I really need is the hard graduated one included in this kit. It would be nice if this holder were available without any filters so one could then pay for just those needed. If this option exists, I couldn't find it.

        - It took me more than a little head-scratching to puzzle out how to install this on the lens. I eventually succeeded in spite of the written instructions. Hey, Lee, how about a quick instructional video?

        - The kit comes with a neoprene cap that seemed useless to me. The stock cap from Nikon worked fine after I applied some adhesive-backed felt to the inside of the cap for a much tighter fit.

        - The kit comes with little bag of plastic parts for stacking another filter on the holder. No instructions, but if you stare at it a bit, it becomes obvious how to install these parts.

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        5.0

        Flawless Fit

        By Mike in PA

        from Pennsylvania

        About Me Pro Photographer

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        Verified Buyer

        Pros

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

        Cons

          Best Uses

          • Color Correction
          • Image Manipulation

          Comments about LEE Filters SW150 Filter Holder Kit:

          Quality build, this is a must-have accessory for use with your Nikon AF-S Zoom Nikkor 14-24mm f/2.8G ED AF Lens. Lee filters are great, I have been using them for years with no issues - highly recommended!

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          4.0

          Excellent filter, but mechanics just OK

          By Bob

          from Manhattan

          About Me Photo Enthusiast

          Verified Buyer

          Pros

            Cons

            • Weak Construction

            Best Uses

              Comments about LEE Filters SW150 Filter Holder Kit:

              The filter once assembled and installed is excellent. However, the overall mechanical engineering is not good. I had to return the first set because neither I nor B&H could unscrew it. Putting it on the lens is very delicate and one must be careful not to strip threads. The filter holding mechanism is very tight and it would be easy to break the filter installing it if one were not very careful.

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              5.0

              It works

              By JCM

              from Berkeley, CA

              About Me Semi-pro Photographer

              Verified Buyer

              Pros

              • Easy To Use
              • Firm Mount
              • Strong Construction

              Cons

                Best Uses

                  Comments about LEE Filters SW150 Filter Holder Kit:

                  As far as I know this is the only filter holder for the Nikon 14-24 lens. There is no need for another. This is well built, easy to use, and does the job. It also helps to protect this very expensive lens.

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                  5.0

                  Pro Quality!

                  By Derelict Compositions

                  from Ontario, Canada

                  About Me Semi-pro Photographer

                  Pros

                  • Strong Construction

                  Cons

                    Best Uses

                      Comments about LEE Filters SW150 Filter Holder Kit:

                      I have had many wide angle lenses before the 14-24 and have used many circular ND filters. My first picture with the SW150 left me in awe. The filter holder itself is fine, well built etc. I bought an extra solid 0.9 ND to go along with the included Grad and they work so well together. The colour is outstanding. Second to none. I thought I would have to find a solution for getting a 10 stop ND filter but after seeing the quality of Lee filters, I am happy to stack two 3 stops.

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                      5.0

                      Perfect item

                      By Multizone Photo

                      from Montréal ,Canada

                      About Me Semi-pro Photographer

                      Verified Buyer

                      Pros

                      • Strong Construction

                      Cons

                        Best Uses

                          Comments about LEE Filters SW150 Filter Holder Kit:

                          The perfect item to make beautiful landscape with the Nikon 14x24.

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                          4.0

                          Exactly what I needed

                          By adguy31

                          from Los Angeles, CA

                          About Me Pro Photographer

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                          Verified Buyer

                          Pros

                          • Firm Mount
                          • Strong Construction

                          Cons

                          • Confusing Assembly

                          Best Uses

                            Comments about LEE Filters SW150 Filter Holder Kit:

                            If you own the Nikon 14-24mm lens you NEED this filter set. It comes with the hard edge ND filter which, personally, I find irrelevant because a hard edge is great for shooting water but most of my work involves mountains and skylines. So I purchased an additional filter. It is very confusing when first trying to assemble the filter onto the lens and the instructions LEE provides are bad. I had to call LEE's US office to fully understand how to assemble the filter the first time. Once that was explained everything was as easy. Also, you will want to use the Rear Reflection Baffles when shooting as the filters do provide a lot of glare.

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                            5.0

                            Love it

                            By Damien Stenson

                            from Ireland

                            Verified Buyer

                            Pros

                            • Easy To Use
                            • Firm Mount
                            • Strong Construction

                            Cons

                              Best Uses

                                Comments about LEE Filters SW150 Filter Holder Kit:

                                Great buy. Actually adds some protection to the lens also. People commented on the original cap not affixing to the lens. I just popped a small rubber inset into my original lens cover and it works perfectly with the new filter holder. I bough this for night photography and it works great. Filters are slow to come by though.

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                                (7 of 7 customers found this review helpful)

                                 
                                4.0

                                Great product but glare is a problem

                                By G.stoddart

                                from Retford.UK

                                About Me Photo Enthusiast

                                Pros

                                  Cons

                                    Best Uses

                                      Comments about LEE Filters SW150 Filter Holder Kit:

                                      Great well made product that fits well to the 14 to 24mm lens.It does come with a few extra bits,plates and screws which take a few minutes with a small screwdriver to fit but once fitted will allow you to use 2 filters at once.I have read a few reviews were people have said you can only use one filter at a time.Not true,there is no instructions or details on the extra pieces, but they are there and do fit.When using the kit, even with the baffles fitted, at 14mm glare can be a real problem in the corners of your shot,seems to disappear 17mm and above.I have fitted rubber draught excluder to the front of the baffles,rubber because its flexible,this shortens the distance between the baffle and the first filter which is a simple task,5 minutes and is unseen in the photo, seems to have sorted the problem.The baffles look like they were an after thought,constructed to cure the glare problem.The kit is expensive with extra filters costing [$]a pop but there is no alternative.I would recommend the kit and mine is always with me.Hope this helps

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                                      3.0

                                      Fully satisfied

                                      By maurizio

                                      from rome, it

                                      About Me Photo Enthusiast

                                      Verified Buyer

                                      Pros

                                      • Strong Construction

                                      Cons

                                        Best Uses

                                          Comments about LEE Filters SW150 Filter Holder Kit:

                                          the unique filter kit to use with nikkor 14-24 2.8 zoom

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                                          (0 of 4 customers found this review helpful)

                                           
                                          5.0

                                          Perfect

                                          By Joe

                                          from Sackets Harbor, NY

                                          About Me Pro Photographer

                                          Verified Buyer

                                          Pros

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

                                          Cons

                                            Best Uses

                                              Comments about LEE Filters SW150 Filter Holder Kit:

                                              I use this kit on the Nikkor 14-24 2.8. While supply and availability may be difficult, once I got one, it works perfectly.

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                                              4.0

                                              No vignette at 14mm with 150x170 filters

                                              By Russian One

                                              from NYC NY

                                              About Me Photo Enthusiast

                                              Verified Buyer

                                              Pros

                                              • Firm Mount
                                              • Strong Construction

                                              Cons

                                                Best Uses

                                                • Image Manipulation

                                                Comments about LEE Filters SW150 Filter Holder Kit:

                                                If U don`t want blown out sky or dark/ no details foreground with 14-24mm lens, U got to get filter holder. This one works good. Very strong,good make. It comes in 4 robust pieces. Three piece locking ring stays permanently on the lens barrel. The holder itself U put on when u need it. The size of the holder is Huge- but that guaranties "No vignette " at 14mm with 150x170 Lee filters. I`m waiting for 6"x6" Hitech filters to check at 14mm. The holder with filters on the lens makes this ugly looking lens look much better. Folks warn about reflections. I didn`t have reflections, but i didn`t use holder that much to judge for sure. With locking ring on the lens, to make original cap stay tight : U zoom lens on 24mm, cover lens bulb with soft cloth and put the cap on - the thickness of cloth tightens cap.
                                                Works for me. Gooood Luck....

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                                                5.0

                                                Great addition to Nikon 14-28mm 2.8 lens

                                                By G photo

                                                from Dallas, Tx

                                                About Me Photo Enthusiast

                                                Verified Buyer

                                                Pros

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

                                                Cons

                                                • A bit large

                                                Best Uses

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

                                                Comments about LEE Filters SW150 Filter Holder Kit:

                                                I use product mostly for landscape photos.
                                                The filter set is a bit large but enables me to use a full range of filters with a great wide angle lens that normally does not have the ability to use a filter.
                                                Innovative product.

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                                                2.0

                                                Not so complete Kit

                                                By aseancat

                                                from Asia

                                                About Me Photo Enthusiast

                                                Verified Buyer

                                                Pros

                                                • Firm Mount
                                                • Strong Construction

                                                Cons

                                                  Best Uses

                                                  • Color Correction
                                                  • Image Manipulation

                                                  Comments about LEE Filters SW150 Filter Holder Kit:

                                                  expensive, cumbersome; included ND filter is plastic; disables the lens cap when attached; one filter slot only.

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                                                  5.0

                                                  SW150 Filter Holder Kit

                                                  By Val

                                                  from Canada, Alberta

                                                  About Me Semi-pro Photographer

                                                  Verified Buyer

                                                  Pros

                                                  • Firm Mount
                                                  • Strong Construction

                                                  Cons

                                                    Best Uses

                                                      Comments about LEE Filters SW150 Filter Holder Kit:

                                                      didn't have a chance to use it,will use it for landscape photos.
                                                      Fits my Nikon 14-24 with no vinieting. I'm planning to use it for my hiking trips, could be a little akward as this thing is big.
                                                      Looking forward to my next photo trip to see how would it improve my photos.

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