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Tiffen 77mm Photo Twin Pack (UV Protection and Circular Polarizing Filter)

You Pay: $38.99

The Tiffen 77mm Photo Twin Pack consists of a UV Protection filter and Circular Polarizer.

UV Protection Filters
UVHaze (UV) filters are wise initial investments. They help protect your valuable investment from dust, moisture and scratches, which can lead to costly repairs. If desired they can be left on the lens at all times for protection. Haze filters provide additional benefits of correction for Ultraviolet (UV) light which can register on film and videotape as a bluish cast and can obscure distant details. Ultraviolet filters allow you to correct for the UV effect to varying degrees. Haze-1 filters absorb approximately 71 percent of UV.

Circular Polarizers
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.

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

Type Photo Twin Pack
Size 77mm
Grade Not Applicable
Filter Factor
  • Circular polarizer = Between 2.3 and 2.8 (approx. +1.3 stops)
  • UV Protector = 0
  • Multi-Coated Not Applicable
    Rotating Circular polarizer = yes
    Effect
  • Circular Polarizer = Removes reflections and increases color saturation without affecting the overall color balance
  • UVP = Reduces excessive blue; Cuts through haze and can improve image clarity; Protects front element of lens
  • Application
  • Circular Polarizer = Nature, travel, outdoor photography
  • UVP = Helpful when photographing mountain and marine scenes, where increased haze threatens to make your photographs indistinct in color and clarity
  • Color Temperature Not Applicable
    Construction Glass
    Front Filter Thread Size 77mm
    Front Lens Cap Size 77mm
    Tiffen 77mm Photo Twin Pack (UV Protection and Circular Polarizing Filter)
  • 10-Year Warranty
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    Tiffen77mm Photo Twin Pack (UV Protection and Circular Polarizing Filter)
     
    4.4

    (based on 129 reviews)

    Ratings Distribution

    • 5 Stars

       

      (75)

    • 4 Stars

       

      (33)

    • 3 Stars

       

      (15)

    • 2 Stars

       

      (4)

    • 1 Stars

       

      (2)

    89%

    of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

    Pros

    • Clear optics (72)
    • Easily mounted (55)
    • Strong construction (54)
    • Firm mount (49)
    • Consistent effect (39)

    Cons

      Best Uses

      • Lens protection (74)
      • UV protection (57)
      • Color correction (28)
      • Image manipulation (24)
      • Shooting outdoors (10)
        • Reviewer Profile:
        • Photo enthusiast (44), Semi-pro photographer (32), Pro photographer (14), Casual photographer (9), Enthusiast (3)
        • Was this a gift?:
        • No (95), Yes (10)

      Most Liked Positive Review

       

      A solid filter choice

      Just got back from a Yosemite trip and had a chance to use these filters. The pola was great, it did just what it was supposed to. Glass was nice, rings were...Read complete review

      Just got back from a Yosemite trip and had a chance to use these filters. The pola was great, it did just what it was supposed to. Glass was nice, rings were solid, threads were good. It also came with a nice Tiffen soft case for the pola filter, which was a unexpected bonus. It didn't come with one for the UV, but that's okay.

      My only gripe is that sometimes it's a little difficult to get the pola off because the mounting ring is thin, but it's better than having be too easy I suppose.

      I feel it was a good balance of price and quality

      VS

      Most Liked Negative Review

       

      Excessive flare of UV Protection filter

      I just received the AF-S NIKKOR 24-120mm ED VR lense from B&H. This 77mm Tiffen twin pack was included as no extra charge. At first I thought that was so...Read complete review

      I just received the AF-S NIKKOR 24-120mm ED VR lense from B&H. This 77mm Tiffen twin pack was included as no extra charge. At first I thought that was so nice of B&H to include this bonus with my purchase. But as it turns out, including this filter pack was a mistake on B&H's part as it just led to a waste of my time. The UV Protection filter flares excessively and should be recycled rather than used in any optical system. I just replaced this inferior filter with the Nikon 77mm Clear NC Glass Filter, which functions beautifully. I doubt I will ever try the Tiffen Circular Polarizing filter as Tiffen has such a black eye from producing the junky UV Proetction filter.

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      4.0

      polarizers

      By Peg

      from Midvale, UT

      About Me Photo Enthusiast

      Verified Buyer

      Pros

      • Easy to Use
      • Lightweight

      Cons

        Best Uses

        • Landscape/Scenery
        • Wildlife Photos

        Comments about Tiffen 77mm Photo Twin Pack (UV Protection and Circular Polarizing Filter):

        I seem to always lose my polarizers because they don't screw on and stay on or they get stuck on and they are hard to get off. Not with these. I can do more in lighter situations

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        4.0

        Cost Efficient and Effective

        By Bob

        from San Pedro, CA

        Verified Buyer

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          Cons

            Best Uses

              Comments about Tiffen 77mm Photo Twin Pack (UV Protection and Circular Polarizing Filter):

              I needed and new UV filter and saw this sweet deal to score 2 filters for the price of one, and with a storage pouch. The filters work as they are supposed to and well worth the deal.

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              • No

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              5.0

              good reliable lens protection

              By Catvet

              from Washougal, WA

              About Me Photo Enthusiast

              Verified Buyer

              Pros

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

              Cons

                Best Uses

                • Family Photos
                • Landscape/Scenery
                • Sports/Action
                • Travel
                • Video
                • Weddings/Events
                • Wildlife Photos

                Comments about Tiffen 77mm Photo Twin Pack (UV Protection and Circular Polarizing Filter):

                I have used Tiffen filters since the days of my old Nikon FE2 and manual lenses. They are durable and give good results.

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                • No

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                4.0

                Basic lends that one should always have

                By Yonni

                from Santa Paula, CA

                About Me Photo Enthusiast

                Verified Buyer

                Pros

                • Easy to Use

                Cons

                  Best Uses

                  • Landscape/Scenery
                  • Travel

                  Comments about Tiffen 77mm Photo Twin Pack (UV Protection and Circular Polarizing Filter):

                  Basic filters that one should have.

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                  • No

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                  3.0

                  Protection

                  By NDK

                  from Newark, NJ

                  About Me Photo Enthusiast

                  Verified Buyer

                  Pros

                  • Durable
                  • Easy to Use

                  Cons

                    Best Uses

                      Comments about Tiffen 77mm Photo Twin Pack (UV Protection and Circular Polarizing Filter):

                      I purchased this product primarily to protect my 28-300mm 1:3.5-5.6G Nikkor.

                      The product is of good quality and feels fairly substantial.

                      I cannot attest to affect of the filters on IQ.

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                      • No

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                      5.0

                      AOK

                      By Steve

                      from Rochester, NY

                      Verified Buyer

                      Pros

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

                      Cons

                        Best Uses

                          Comments about Tiffen 77mm Photo Twin Pack (UV Protection and Circular Polarizing Filter):

                          Both went onto my new 10-22 for a sunny day wedding shoot, and the results were as expected.

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                          • No

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                          5.0

                          Great Filters!

                          By quinnbUSA

                          from Charleston, SC

                          About Me Pro Photographer

                          Verified Buyer

                          Pros

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

                          Cons

                          • None

                          Best Uses

                          • Lens Protection
                          • UV Protection

                          Comments about Tiffen 77mm Photo Twin Pack (UV Protection and Circular Polarizing Filter):

                          I use the UV protector primary to protect the glass. Its so clear and clean, and creates great lens flare if the lighting is just right.The poloarizing filter is incredible! I pop it on for outdoor shoots and it really makes the colors pop! It also is great for glare reduction.Overall great filters, Tiffen makes really nce stuff!

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                          5.0

                          77mm photo twim pack

                          By Mcfar

                          from Kingston, Pa

                          About Me Semi-pro Photographer

                          Verified Buyer

                          Pros

                          • Consistent Effect

                          Cons

                            Best Uses

                            • Lens Protection

                            Comments about Tiffen 77mm Photo Twin Pack (UV Protection and Circular Polarizing Filter):

                            i was looking for filters for protection and use for my 70-200mm lens. I love it! perfect price, perfect fit!

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                            5.0

                            Excellent Filter from Tiffen

                            By Jatin Patel

                            from Plano,TX

                            About Me Semi-pro Photographer

                            Verified Buyer

                            Pros

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

                            Cons

                              Best Uses

                              • Color Correction
                              • Image Manipulation
                              • Lens Protection
                              • UV Protection

                              Comments about Tiffen 77mm Photo Twin Pack (UV Protection and Circular Polarizing Filter):

                              I used it for portrait and long zoom on my 18-300 FX lense on Nikon D600.

                              I am very happy with performance.

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                              • No

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                              5.0

                              Good Filters at good price

                              By james0075

                              from Anderson, SC

                              About Me Photo Enthusiast

                              Verified Buyer

                              Pros

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

                              Cons

                                Best Uses

                                • Lens Protection
                                • UV Protection

                                Comments about Tiffen 77mm Photo Twin Pack (UV Protection and Circular Polarizing Filter):

                                This is a two filters pack, and both of the filters are useful. One UV should be put onto lens for protection purpose, another one will eliminate light reflection while you shoot against glass or lake.

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                                4.0

                                It's Nice to Have Insurance in Life.

                                By Barryz

                                from Lakewood, CA

                                About Me Photography Student

                                Verified Buyer

                                Pros

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

                                Cons

                                  Best Uses

                                  • Color Correction
                                  • Lens Protection
                                  • UV Protection

                                  Comments about Tiffen 77mm Photo Twin Pack (UV Protection and Circular Polarizing Filter):

                                  Both filters feel a bit flimsy, but as long as they keep doing their job things will just be fine. The UV filters never leave their home and since I shoot mostly during the golden hours, the CPV doesn't leave its case much since the polarizer works best when the sun is high in the sky.

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                                  3.0

                                  Uv creates huge lens flare

                                  By Blair T

                                  from Margaret River, WA

                                  About Me Semi-pro Photographer

                                  Verified Buyer

                                  Pros

                                  • Consistent Effect
                                  • Strong Construction

                                  Cons

                                    Best Uses

                                      Comments about Tiffen 77mm Photo Twin Pack (UV Protection and Circular Polarizing Filter):

                                      The polarizinf ilter in this pack seems to be great quality however the UV filter seems like it is not worth using unless in very low light.
                                      Even in simpole indirect sunlight situation I get crazy lens flare problems which go away as soon as the filter is off.
                                      I have on other filter I spent a bit more on and don't havr this problem at all.

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                                      3.0

                                      Package Filters

                                      By The Pbear

                                      from San Francisco, CA

                                      About Me Photo Enthusiast

                                      Verified Buyer

                                      Pros

                                      • Clear Optics
                                      • Strong Construction

                                      Cons

                                        Best Uses

                                          Comments about Tiffen 77mm Photo Twin Pack (UV Protection and Circular Polarizing Filter):

                                          Received this as part of the Nikon lens purchase. Decent but not great. Heavy filters that will protect the lens until I get a decent filter soon.

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                                          • No

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                                          4.0

                                          good

                                          By sissy

                                          from arcadia ca

                                          About Me Pro Photographer

                                          Verified Buyer

                                          Pros

                                          • Clear Optics

                                          Cons

                                          • Cross-Threads Easily

                                          Best Uses

                                          • Image Manipulation
                                          • Lens Protection

                                          Comments about Tiffen 77mm Photo Twin Pack (UV Protection and Circular Polarizing Filter):

                                          very helpful !

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                                          5.0

                                          A good value in Filters

                                          By LWink

                                          from McMurray, PA

                                          About Me Pro Photographer

                                          Verified Buyer

                                          Pros

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

                                          Cons

                                            Best Uses

                                            • Lens Protection
                                            • UV Protection

                                            Comments about Tiffen 77mm Photo Twin Pack (UV Protection and Circular Polarizing Filter):

                                            I needed to cover my new 70-200 f2.8 and did a lot of shopping around for price. While I didn't want to spend a fortune, I wanted good quality, and not a junky filter. This one is pretty good and comes bundled with a circular polarizer as a bonus.

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                                            (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

                                             
                                            5.0

                                            Handy lenses

                                            By Chris

                                            from Seattle

                                            About Me Photo Enthusiast

                                            Verified Buyer

                                            Pros

                                            • Clear Optics
                                            • Easily Mounted
                                            • Firm Mount
                                            • Handy Wallet

                                            Cons

                                              Best Uses

                                              • Image Manipulation

                                              Comments about Tiffen 77mm Photo Twin Pack (UV Protection and Circular Polarizing Filter):

                                              This combination pack came with my Nikon 70-200 lens. Although I rarely use a UV filter, the circular polarizing filter is a very useful tool to have in the bag. This filter operates smoothly, has a low profile, and comes with a very nice padded wallet which is great to have in the field.

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                                              4.0

                                              Very Good Value

                                              By Booker

                                              from Wilmington, DE

                                              About Me Semi-pro Photographer

                                              Verified Buyer

                                              Pros

                                              • Clear Optics
                                              • Easily Mounted
                                              • Strong Construction

                                              Cons

                                                Best Uses

                                                • Lens Protection
                                                • Polorizing
                                                • UV Protection

                                                Comments about Tiffen 77mm Photo Twin Pack (UV Protection and Circular Polarizing Filter):

                                                Good price for this pair of filters.

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                                                4.0

                                                Must Have

                                                By CSAVideo

                                                from Franklin, TN

                                                About Me Photography Student

                                                Verified Buyer

                                                Pros

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

                                                Cons

                                                  Best Uses

                                                  • Image Manipulation
                                                  • Lens Protection
                                                  • UV Protection

                                                  Comments about Tiffen 77mm Photo Twin Pack (UV Protection and Circular Polarizing Filter):

                                                  Lens protection is very important and these are great lens to help protect your investment. Every lens needs a UV protector. The polarizing filter truly helps to capture the true image without loosing exposure. That sometimes pesky sun is no match for this Tiffen must have!

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                                                  5.0

                                                  Great for landscapes

                                                  By Francis

                                                  from St Petersburg Fl

                                                  About Me Photo Enthusiast

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                                                  Pros

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

                                                  Cons

                                                    Best Uses

                                                    • Artwork
                                                    • Lens Protection
                                                    • UV Protection

                                                    Comments about Tiffen 77mm Photo Twin Pack (UV Protection and Circular Polarizing Filter):

                                                    Excellent for street and landscapes

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                                                    5.0

                                                    Solid Included Item

                                                    By Kyle

                                                    from State College, PA

                                                    About Me Semi-pro Photographer

                                                    Verified Buyer

                                                    Pros

                                                    • Clear Optics
                                                    • Consistent Effect
                                                    • Strong Construction

                                                    Cons

                                                      Best Uses

                                                        Comments about Tiffen 77mm Photo Twin Pack (UV Protection and Circular Polarizing Filter):

                                                        Received this along with my 70-200 Nikkor and everything checks out. Was some dusk on the UV filter, but nothing a slight cleaning fixed, went onto my lens as soon as I took it out of the bag. Polarizer is exactly what is expected and clear and even.

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