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B+W 77mm 1.8 ND 106 Filter

B&H # BW106C77 MFR # 65-1066159
B+W 77mm 1.8 ND 106 Filter

B+W 77mm 1.8 ND 106 Filter Filter Effect

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  • 1.8 Neutral Density Filter
  • Increase Exposure Length
  • Rugged Black Brass Filter Ring
  • High Quality Schott Glass

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The B+W 77mm 1.8 ND 106 Filter is a solid neutral density filter providing a 6 stop exposure. This 1.8 density creates a darkening of the entire image, allowing you to photograph with a wider aperture or slower shutter speed than normally required. By slowing your exposure time or increasing your aperture, you are able to control depth of field and convey movement more easily. Neutral density filters do not affect the coloration of the image and are ideal for pairing with other filters.

B+W filters are constructed from high quality Schott glass for increased optical clarity and color fidelity. They feature a brass filter ring for durability as well as jamming prevention.

1.8 ND filter darkens the image, allowing you to photograph with a longer shutter speed or wider aperture than normally required.
Providing a 6 stop exposure reduction, this filter allows you to control depth of field and convey movement more easily.
Type Solid neutral density (106)
Size 77 mm
Filter Factor 1.8 (6 stop)
Effect Permits a longer exposure
Construction Schott glass
Front Filter Thread Size 77 mm
Front Lens Cap Size 77 mm
B+W 77mm 1.8 ND 106 Filter
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    B+W77mm 1.8 ND 106 Filter
     
    4.8

    (based on 24 reviews)

    Ratings Distribution

    • 5 Stars

       

      (20)

    • 4 Stars

       

      (4)

    • 3 Stars

       

      (0)

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    100%

    of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

    Pros

    • Easy to use (13)
    • Clear optics (8)
    • Firm mount (7)
    • Strong construction (6)
    • Durable (3)

    Cons

      Best Uses

      • Image manipulation (3)
      • Landscape/scenery (3)
        • Reviewer Profile:
        • Semi-pro photographer (8), Photo enthusiast (3), Pro photographer (3)
        • Was this a gift?:
        • No (18)

      Reviewed by 24 customers

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      5.0

      Excellent Filter

      By HaGao

      from Los Angeles, CA

      About Me Photo Enthusiast

      Verified Buyer

      Pros

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

      Cons

        Best Uses

        • Landscape/Scenery

        Comments about B+W 77mm 1.8 ND 106 Filter:

        Great for long exposures in dusk/dawn/day. Very durable and easy to clean.

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        5.0

        Great for sunsets

        By Krag851

        from Ashville,NC

        Comments about B+W 77mm 1.8 ND 106 Filter:

        A great tool for long exposure shots of sunsets. I love it

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        5.0

        Excellent piece of Hardware

        By pkwicki

        from Oakgrove KY

        About Me Casual Photographer

        Verified Buyer

        Pros

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

        Cons

          Best Uses

          • Landscape/Scenery

          Comments about B+W 77mm 1.8 ND 106 Filter:

          Excellent filter for doing a little long exposure.

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          • No

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          5.0

          Excellent ND

          By Gregg

          from Colleyville, TX

          Comments about B+W 77mm 1.8 ND 106 Filter:

          I use this instead of a Vari-density filter. It is easier to meter with and does not cause vignette.

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          5.0

          High Quality!!

          By Chip

          from NC

          Comments about B+W 77mm 1.8 ND 106 Filter:

          High quality ND filter from B+W!! Fits perfectly and with ease on my 77mm threaded Canon L lenses. I use it for slowing down shutter speeds to photograph waterfalls in NC. I see no sign of a color shift or significant flare when using it. I often combine with a B+W 0.9 ND (3-stop) to get a total 9-stop ND. I have no problems combining them with the exception of some minor vignetting at 24-25mm on a full frame Canon 6D. It is cheaper than getting a separate 9-stop ND filter.Definitely pay the extra $$$ to get the MRC versions.

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          5.0

          B+W Quality as expected

          By Acadia Images

          from Bar Harbor, ME

          About Me Pro Photographer

          Verified Buyer

          Pros

          • Durable
          • Easy to Use
          • Great Picture Quality

          Cons

            Best Uses

            • Landscape/Scenery
            • Long exposures
            • Time Lapse

            Comments about B+W 77mm 1.8 ND 106 Filter:

            I've had good experiences with B+W filters and highly recommend them. The brass rings means easy on and easy off. I've struggled with other brands getting stuck on lenses, but never a B+W. Handy to have several different ND options for shooting timelapse when consistent & long Shutter speeds are required (waterfalls, waves, ect.)

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            5.0

            Excellent nd filter

            By Jay

            from San Francisco

            Comments about B+W 77mm 1.8 ND 106 Filter:

            Works well with long or wide lens...

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            5.0

            Stop the Light

            By Bobby

            from Namibia, Africa

            About Me Semi-pro Photographer

            Verified Buyer

            Pros

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

            Cons

              Best Uses

              • Long Exposure

              Comments about B+W 77mm 1.8 ND 106 Filter:

              Fantastic Filter. Has a slightly warm tint, but hue is consistent with other B+W filters.

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              • No

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              5.0

              Works great for long exposures

              By TandemBob

              from Springfield, VA

              About Me Semi-pro Photographer

              Verified Buyer

              Pros

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

              Cons

                Best Uses

                • Image Manipulation

                Comments about B+W 77mm 1.8 ND 106 Filter:

                Works great for long exposures especially to get smooth silky water

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                • No

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                5.0

                hard to find it elsewhere

                By hdr

                from toronto, on

                Comments about B+W 77mm 1.8 ND 106 Filter:

                Arrived fast and in good condition.
                As the title says, it is hard to find it in other places.

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                (4 of 4 customers found this review helpful)

                 
                5.0

                Extremely pleased

                By Robert

                from Chula Vista, CA

                About Me Photo Enthusiast

                Verified Buyer

                Pros

                  Cons

                    Best Uses

                      Comments about B+W 77mm 1.8 ND 106 Filter:

                      I had been using lighter ND filters up to this point. While they helped, they just weren't strong enough for the photographs I wanted to take. I wanted to avoid stopping down to f/22 as well as wanting longer exposures.I wasn't sure if this filter would be too dark to work with. During a trip to Washington this month (June) I found that my entry level body (Canon T2i) metered just fine. Of course the glass is too dark for the viewfinder to be of any use, but I could generally see well enough with Live View to compose and focus. You won't get the clearest view, but it's workable and much easier than composing/focusing and then screwing the filter on.I have yet to experiment with this filter in bright sunlight or at the beach, but I would expect that it's dark enough to be quite useful in those situations.I'm extremely pleased with the new opportunities that this filter gives me while shooting my preferred overcast forest scenes. I'm even considering purchasing another so that I won't need to switch this one between two lenses.

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                      5.0

                      Do the job

                      By Eric

                      from Bloomington, IN

                      About Me Casual Photographer

                      Verified Buyer

                      Pros

                      • Easy To Use
                      • Firm Mount
                      • Strong Construction

                      Cons

                        Best Uses

                        • Reduce Incoming Light
                        • Reduce Light

                        Comments about B+W 77mm 1.8 ND 106 Filter:

                        I use this for taking long exposure photo during daytime. It simply does the job and I am very happy about it!

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                        5.0

                        best light stopper

                        By AdiS

                        from Portland, OR

                        About Me Pro Photographer

                        Verified Buyer

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                          Cons

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                              Comments about B+W 77mm 1.8 ND 106 Filter:

                              Nothing much to say here... best light stopper out there!

                              I know there's the 9-stop ND around, but that's too much for me. This one is great 6-stop, when I need more, I can combine it with my Singh-Ray 2-stop.

                              Always been with B+W and Singh-Ray.

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                              5.0

                              Great filter

                              By gmolony

                              from LA

                              About Me Semi-pro Photographer

                              Verified Buyer

                              Pros

                                Cons

                                  Best Uses

                                  • Exposure Manipulation

                                  Comments about B+W 77mm 1.8 ND 106 Filter:

                                  I bought this filter for my time lapse videos to slow down exposure time. It works as advertised. Hard to beat B + W filters.

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                                  (3 of 3 customers found this review helpful)

                                   
                                  4.0

                                  Creates a warm cast

                                  By Ken

                                  from Newpsort News, VA

                                  About Me Photo Enthusiast

                                  Verified Buyer

                                  Pros

                                  • Clear Optics

                                  Cons

                                    Best Uses

                                      Comments about B+W 77mm 1.8 ND 106 Filter:

                                      I bought this filter so that I could used long shutter speeds to blur motions of water in my landscapes. I tested the filter this weekend and I did not seem to loose any sharpness in my static subjects but it blurred the water. The only problem is that it has a warm cast. The cast can be easily removed in post processing. I am going to do some further testing and see is setting my camera on automatic white balance solves the problem. In any case it can be corrected in post processing.

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                                      (2 of 2 customers found this review helpful)

                                       
                                      5.0

                                      Awesome Filter

                                      By bg

                                      from Durango, CO

                                      About Me Semi-pro Photographer

                                      Verified Buyer

                                      Pros

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

                                      Cons

                                        Best Uses

                                        • Image Manipulation
                                        • Lens Protection

                                        Comments about B+W 77mm 1.8 ND 106 Filter:

                                        Waterfalls mostly. Works Great.

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                                        (8 of 8 customers found this review helpful)

                                         
                                        5.0

                                        Just Right: Blur Water & Outdoor Video

                                        By Curtis Judd

                                        from Wanship, Utah

                                        About Me Semi-pro Photographer

                                        Verified Buyer

                                        Pros

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

                                        Cons

                                          Best Uses

                                          • Blur Water
                                          • Image Manipulation
                                          • Outdoor Video

                                          Comments about B+W 77mm 1.8 ND 106 Filter:

                                          I use this for landscape shots with moving water and also for outdoor video where the goal is to shoot with a wide aperture. I find that this works well for blurring water, better, in my opinion, than the 1.0 ND filters. In open shade, I can usually get around an 8 second or longer exposure at f13. Longer when the sun is below the horizon or behind a mountain. For video, it is also just about right, getting me out of the f22 or f16 realm and down to 5.6 or so for a more pleasing, shallower DOF. I don't detect any color cast or any other aberration. Nice glass.

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                                          (2 of 4 customers found this review helpful)

                                           
                                          5.0

                                          A must have

                                          By RomeAntix

                                          from Melbourne Australia

                                          About Me Semi-pro Photographer

                                          Verified Buyer

                                          Pros

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

                                          Cons

                                            Best Uses

                                              Comments about B+W 77mm 1.8 ND 106 Filter:

                                              B+W filter is a must have. I always thought Hoya were good but they don't come close. B+W are more expensive but worth every dollar.

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                                              (2 of 3 customers found this review helpful)

                                               
                                              4.0

                                              Good Optics

                                              By Rogerb

                                              from Plano, TX

                                              About Me Semi-pro Photographer

                                              Verified Buyer

                                              Pros

                                              • Clear Optics
                                              • Easy To Use
                                              • Firm Mount

                                              Cons

                                              • Very flimsy carrying case

                                              Best Uses

                                              • Creative landscape photog

                                              Comments about B+W 77mm 1.8 ND 106 Filter:

                                              This 6 stop ND filter is great for knocking down light in order to get longer shutter settings when photographing moving water, clouds, etc.Only minor issue is the very flimsy carrying case which is easily damaged. Otherwise this would have rated 5 stars.

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                                              5.0

                                              Excellent color

                                              By Star-E Photography

                                              from Kennewick, Wa

                                              About Me Semi-pro Photographer

                                              Verified Buyer

                                              Pros

                                              • Clear Optics
                                              • Easy To Use

                                              Cons

                                              • Nothing to complain about

                                              Best Uses

                                                Comments about B+W 77mm 1.8 ND 106 Filter:

                                                Great filter...makes for nice ocean water effects

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