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Tiffen 55mm UV Protector Filter

B&H # TIUVP55 MFR # 55UVP
Tiffen 55mm UV Protector Filter

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Product Highlights

  • Helps to Absorb Ultraviolet Light
  • Reduces Bluish Cast of Daylight
  • General Protective Filter
  • ColorCore Technology

You Pay: $6.41

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The Tiffen 55mm UV Protector Filter is a general use, clear filter that helps to absorb ultraviolet light and reduce the bluish cast of daylight. This filter is especially useful when photographing at high altitudes or around bodies of water. No additional coloration or contrast is provided, allowing you to pair this filter with others.

The UV filter is also useful as a general protective filter to leave on lenses at all times. Filters help to reduce dust and moisture from reaching your lens element and provide additional protection in case of drops or situations where scratching could occur.

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, then mounting to precision metal rings.

Absorbs some ultraviolet light and reduces bluish cast of daylight.
Clear filter provides no additional coloration or contrast, allowing you to pair this filter with others.
General protection filter reduces dust, moisture, and scratches from reaching lens elements.
Type UV/protection
Size 55 mm
Grade UV
Filter Factor 0
Effect Absorbs UV rays and reduces bluish cast from daylight
Construction ColorCore technology
Front Filter Thread Size 55 mm
Front Lens Cap Size 55 mm
Tiffen 55mm UV Protector Filter
  • 10-Year Limited Warranty
  • REVIEW SNAPSHOT®

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    Tiffen55mm UV Protector Filter
     
    4.8

    (based on 54 reviews)

    Ratings Distribution

    • 5 Stars

       

      (44)

    • 4 Stars

       

      (7)

    • 3 Stars

       

      (3)

    • 2 Stars

       

      (0)

    • 1 Stars

       

      (0)

    100%

    of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

    Pros

    • Easy to use (38)
    • Clear optics (36)
    • Firm mount (35)
    • Strong construction (35)
    • Consistent effect (4)

    Cons

      Best Uses

      • Lens protection (42)
      • UV protection (32)
      • Filter protection (11)
        • Reviewer Profile:
        • Photo enthusiast (17), Semi-pro photographer (12), Casual photographer (8), Enthusiast (4), Photography student (3)
        • Was this a gift?:
        • No (31)

      Most Liked Positive Review

       

      Great UV Filter

      Amazing filter for the price, not the best UV filter out there, but for my skill level i couldnt notice any difference from images between with filter and without filter.
      I use it...Read complete review

      Amazing filter for the price, not the best UV filter out there, but for my skill level i couldnt notice any difference from images between with filter and without filter.
      I use it mainly for protection, since i dont go to high altitudes to properly test this.
      Overall, nice price for such quality, because cheap filters can ruin your images.

      VS

      Most Liked Negative Review

       

      Good protection, decent price

      The classic protection filter - cuts the haze, protects the lens. I put this kind of filter on every lens I own. The Tiffen filters seem a little wobbly when I go to...Read complete review

      The classic protection filter - cuts the haze, protects the lens. I put this kind of filter on every lens I own. The Tiffen filters seem a little wobbly when I go to clean them, but they are just fine on the lens. Good buy.

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      5.0

      Amazing

      By Hazel

      from N. Kingstown, RI

      About Me Photography Student

      Verified Buyer

      Pros

      • Easy To Use

      Cons

        Best Uses

        • Lens Protection

        Comments about Tiffen 55mm UV Protector Filter:

        This is perfect and exactly what i wanted.

        • Was this a gift?:
        • No

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        5.0

        They had what I needed

        By Shutterbug

        from St Louis Mo

        Verified Buyer

        Comments about Tiffen 55mm UV Protector Filter:

        Salesperson was knowledgeable and extremelly friendly.
        Great buying expeerience.
        On time delivery.

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        5.0

        These are essential - get one!

        By EOstrander

        from San Antonio, TX

        About Me Casual Photographer

        Verified Buyer

        Pros

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

        Cons

          Best Uses

          • Lens Protection

          Comments about Tiffen 55mm UV Protector Filter:

          These really do protect the camera lens. You don't want a camera without one. IF anything happens by accident, trashing one of these is much better than trashing the camera lens.

          • Was this a gift?:
          • No

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          5.0

          GREAT FILTER

          By Nikonal

          from Cape May Court House,NJ

          Comments about Tiffen 55mm UV Protector Filter:

          Quality product at decent price. Sure is cheaper than a new lens.

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          5.0

          Awesome Product

          By Jax

          from Illinois

          About Me Photography Student

          Verified Buyer

          Pros

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

          Cons

            Best Uses

            • Lens Protection
            • UV Protection

            Comments about Tiffen 55mm UV Protector Filter:

            This product shipped fast and safe. It protects my lens and reduces UV damage. I am able to carry my camera around without using a lens cap to protect the lens screen. It fits perfectly on my lens without touching the lens screen. This product is trustworthy and high quality.

            • Was this a gift?:
            • No

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            5.0

            Perfect for Lens protection

            By Tim B

            from Queens,NY

            About Me Semi-pro Photographer

            Verified Buyer

            Pros

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

            Cons

              Best Uses

              • Lens Protection
              • UV Protection

              Comments about Tiffen 55mm UV Protector Filter:

              I use UV filters to protect my expensive lens purchases. They are inexpensive, and on more than one occasion they have stopped serious damages to one or more of my pricey lenses. I found no flaws with these inexpensive UV filters.

              • Was this a gift?:
              • No

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              5.0

              Good product

              By Sue

              from California

              Comments about Tiffen 55mm UV Protector Filter:

              I bought it from NY. I was searching for it long time. its serving its purpose well.

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              5.0

              Cheap Insurance

              By Steve E

              from Cape Coral, Fl

              About Me Photo Enthusiast

              Verified Buyer

              Pros

              • Easy To Use

              Cons

                Best Uses

                • Lens Protection
                • UV Protection

                Comments about Tiffen 55mm UV Protector Filter:

                Call me old fashion, but I'd rather scratch a UV filter than the front of a $500 lens on my DSLR or any of my lens' on my 35year old SLR.

                • Was this a gift?:
                • No

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                5.0

                Buy this Filter!

                By Tom the Soccer Picture Dad

                from Greensboro, NC

                About Me Semi-pro Photographer

                Verified Buyer

                Pros

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

                Cons

                  Best Uses

                  • Lens Protection
                  • UV Protection

                  Comments about Tiffen 55mm UV Protector Filter:

                  Solid buy and performs flawlessly, just the way it is supposed to! Comes in great packaging that can be used as durable storage, threads on perfectly, and makes for beautiful, sharp, crisp shots without the graininess created by UV! As always, another great product by Tiffen!

                  • Was this a gift?:
                  • No

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                  4.0

                  Very useful

                  By Grace

                  from Argentina

                  About Me Casual Photographer

                  Verified Buyer

                  Pros

                  • Easy To Use

                  Cons

                    Best Uses

                    • Lens Protection

                    Comments about Tiffen 55mm UV Protector Filter:

                    Excellent, very useful, important to protect the lens, and easy to put in the camera

                    • Was this a gift?:
                    • No

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                    5.0

                    Worth it!

                    By Christy

                    from Maryland

                    About Me Pro Photographer

                    Verified Buyer

                    Pros

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

                    Cons

                      Best Uses

                      • Lens Protection
                      • UV Protection

                      Comments about Tiffen 55mm UV Protector Filter:

                      I use these filters on many of my lenses; an inexpensive way to protect expensive glass!

                      • Was this a gift?:
                      • No

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                      5.0

                      Good quality

                      By Zero

                      from Santa Maria, Ca

                      About Me Casual Photographer

                      Verified Buyer

                      Pros

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

                      Cons

                        Best Uses

                        • Filter Protection
                        • Lens Protection

                        Comments about Tiffen 55mm UV Protector Filter:

                        Fits perfectly, good quality glass.

                        • Was this a gift?:
                        • No

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                        5.0

                        Tiffen UV FIlter (55mm)

                        By MC Maire

                        from Brooklyn

                        About Me Photo Enthusiast

                        Verified Buyer

                        Pros

                        • Clear Optics
                        • Easy To Use
                        • Firm Mount

                        Cons

                        • Haven't Encountered Any

                        Best Uses

                        • UV Protection

                        Comments about Tiffen 55mm UV Protector Filter:

                        Works seamlessly and invisibly, like all good filters should. Really happy with the optical quality. And the price.

                        • Was this a gift?:
                        • No

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                        5.0

                        great product , great price

                        By Dibit

                        from Lake Suzy , Florida

                        About Me Photography Student

                        Verified Buyer

                        Pros

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

                        Cons

                        • None

                        Best Uses

                        • Lens Protection
                        • UV Protection

                        Comments about Tiffen 55mm UV Protector Filter:

                        No better way to protect your lens .

                        • Was this a gift?:
                        • No

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                        5.0

                        Good Product, Good Price

                        By New to Cameras

                        from Detroit, MI

                        About Me Casual Photographer

                        Verified Buyer

                        Pros

                        • Easy To Use

                        Cons

                          Best Uses

                          • Lens Protection

                          Comments about Tiffen 55mm UV Protector Filter:

                          Easy to install. Reasonably priced. Meets needs and expectations.

                          • Was this a gift?:
                          • No

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                          5.0

                          SO FAR SO GOOD

                          By just say cheese

                          from Las Cruces, NM

                          About Me Semi-pro Photographer

                          Verified Buyer

                          Pros

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

                          Cons

                            Best Uses

                            • Filter Protection
                            • Lens Protection
                            • UV Protection

                            Comments about Tiffen 55mm UV Protector Filter:

                            Fits my camera well and protects the lens.

                            • Was this a gift?:
                            • No

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                            5.0

                            Solid filter, good for lens protection

                            By becca

                            from carolina beach, nc

                            About Me Photo Enthusiast

                            Verified Buyer

                            Pros

                            • Clear Optics
                            • Easy To Use

                            Cons

                              Best Uses

                              • Lens Protection
                              • UV Protection

                              Comments about Tiffen 55mm UV Protector Filter:

                              I bought this filter primarily to protect my lens. It came at a great price for such a simple purpose. I live near the beach though, and found that my photographs have a wider range of color when shooting in such a blue setting. I would recommend this filter. Note - I am a photo hobbyist, not professional.

                              • Was this a gift?:
                              • No

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                              5.0

                              would buy again

                              By Rose from Louisiana

                              from Opelousas, Loisiana

                              About Me Semi-pro Photographer

                              Verified Buyer

                              Pros

                              • Easy To Use
                              • Firm Mount
                              • Strong Construction

                              Cons

                                Best Uses

                                • Lens Protection

                                Comments about Tiffen 55mm UV Protector Filter:

                                use to protect lens

                                • Was this a gift?:
                                • No

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                                5.0

                                Great Quality!

                                By rhslaxer4

                                from San Diego, CA

                                About Me Semi-pro Photographer

                                Verified Buyer

                                Pros

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

                                Cons

                                  Best Uses

                                  • Lens Protection
                                  • UV Protection

                                  Comments about Tiffen 55mm UV Protector Filter:

                                  This UV Protector Filter is amazing. It isn't any cheap plastic filter. This is made out of a durable metal ring with quality glass.

                                  • Was this a gift?:
                                  • No

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                                  5.0

                                  Does the job

                                  By crk

                                  from Cary, NC

                                  About Me Photo Enthusiast

                                  Verified Buyer

                                  Pros

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

                                  Cons

                                    Best Uses

                                    • Filter Protection
                                    • Lens Protection
                                    • UV Protection

                                    Comments about Tiffen 55mm UV Protector Filter:

                                    I wanted an inexpensive lens for basic protection. This UV filter does the job. It threads easily. Inexpensive filters often have threading problems and don't last. The Tiffen filter was eay to place and sits tight.

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                                    • No

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