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Hoya 77mm NXT Circular Polarizer Filter

B&H # HOCPN77 Mfr # A-NXT77CRPL
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You Pay: $83.90
Product Highlights
  • Helps to Eliminate Reflections and Glare
  • Non-Coated
  • Reduces Haze in Landscapes
  • Greater Color and Tonal Saturation
  • High-Transparency Optical Glass

The Hoya 77mm NXT Circular Polarizer Filter helps to reduce reflections and glare by filtering out light that has become polarized due to reflection from a non-metallic surface. The light from the sun naturally becomes partially polarized due to reflecting off electrons in air molecules, causing the light to scatter into what appears as haze. A polarizing filter arranges, and filters, this directionally polarized light perpendicularly to the reflected light, allowing for the absorption of much of this light. This results in a noticeable reduction of glare and reflections from non-metallic surfaces and an increase in the saturation of skies and foliage.

A circular polarizer only differs from a linear polarizer in that it contains a quarter wave plane in addition to the linear polarizing filter. The addition of this quarter wave plane is to circularly polarize the linearly polarized light for the use of auto focus and exposure functions. Due to how the light is broken down and filtered with a linear polarizer, auto focus and exposure accuracy become skewed during use. When the light becomes circularly polarized, it permits the use of these functions.

This filter is non-coated. Hoya NXT filters have over 97% average light transmission, and are constructed from heat-resistant, high-transparency optical glass.

Helps to reduce reflections and glare by filtering out light that has become polarized due to reflection from a non-metallic surface.
Polarizing filters arrange, and filter, directionally polarized light perpendicularly to the reflected light, allowing for the absorption of much of the light.
Clears up haze in distant landscapes and provides more saturated, vivid colors.
Non-coated.
Strongest effect when used at a 90° angle from the sun.
Circular polarizers are ideal for use with digital cameras and autofocus lenses where a linear polarizer will often disrupt auto exposure and focus features.
Over 97% average light transmission.
Constructed from heat-resistant, high-transparency optical glass.
Type Circular Polarizer
Size 77 mm
Filter Factor 1 2/3 to 2 stops
Multi-Coated No
Effect Eliminates reflections and haze and improves color and tonal saturation
Construction Optical glass
Front Filter Thread Size 77 mm
Front Lens Cap Size 77 mm
Hoya 77mm NXT Circular Polarizer Filter
  • Limited 1-Year Warranty
  • REVIEW SNAPSHOT®

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    Hoya77mm NXT Circular Polarizer Filter
     
    4.8

    (based on 16 reviews)

    Ratings Distribution

    • 5 Stars

       

      (12)

    • 4 Stars

       

      (4)

    • 3 Stars

       

      (0)

    • 2 Stars

       

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    100%

    of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

    Pros

    • Easily mounted (8)
    • Clear optics (7)
    • Consistent effect (7)
    • Strong construction (6)
    • Firm mount (5)

    Cons

      Best Uses

      • Landscape/scenery (6)
      • Color correction (5)
      • Image manipulation (4)
      • Lens protection (4)
      • Travel (4)
        • Reviewer Profile:
        • Semi-pro photographer (7), Photo enthusiast (6)
        • Was this a gift?:
        • No (14)

      Reviewed by 16 customers

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      4.0

      Good polarizer

      By ElectricTommy

      from Pittsburgh, PA

      About Me Semi-pro Photographer

      Verified Buyer

      Pros

      • Easy to Use
      • Great Picture Quality
      • Lightweight

      Cons

        Best Uses

        • Landscape/Scenery

        Comments about Hoya 77mm NXT Circular Polarizer Filter:

        Hoya makes good filters

        • Was this a gift?:
        • Yes

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        4.0

        Good price/perfromance

        By Antonio

        from Connecticut

        About Me Semi-pro Photographer

        Verified Buyer

        Pros

        • Compact
        • Lightweight

        Cons

          Best Uses

          • Landscape/Scenery
          • Travel

          Comments about Hoya 77mm NXT Circular Polarizer Filter:

          Strikes a good balance between cost and quality. Thin enough to be unobtrusive, it provides adequate performance with minimal aberration.

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          • No

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          5.0

          Great quality

          By JST

          from Atlanta

          Comments about Hoya 77mm NXT Circular Polarizer Filter:

          Fantastic filter, makes the bight days outside come to life!

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          5.0

          Perfection!

          By PhotoBill

          from Venice, FL

          About Me Semi-pro Photographer

          Verified Buyer

          Pros

          • Great Picture Quality
          • Lightweight
          • No Color Shift
          • Thin

          Cons

            Best Uses

            • Landscape/Scenery

            Comments about Hoya 77mm NXT Circular Polarizer Filter:

            This is a great polarizer! It's ultra thin and does not vignette. After test shots I found this filter to have zero impact on color balance. It cuts reflections very well and accentuates skies.

            • Was this a gift?:
            • No

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            5.0

            Perfectly good polarizer

            By Alan

            from Chicago

            About Me Semi-pro Photographer

            Verified Buyer

            Pros

            • Thin

            Cons

              Best Uses

              • Landscape/Scenery
              • Travel

              Comments about Hoya 77mm NXT Circular Polarizer Filter:

              Not much to say but that it does what it's supposed to. Does it well and for a good, mid-range price. Also, it's nicely thin so I avoid vignetting even though it's on top of my UV filter.

              • Was this a gift?:
              • No

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              5.0

              Save by this filter!

              By mifcnm

              from California

              About Me Photo Enthusiast

              Verified Reviewer

              Pros

              • Durable

              Cons

                Best Uses

                • Landscape/Scenery
                • Travel

                Comments about Hoya 77mm NXT Circular Polarizer Filter:

                My gear was in my CAMERA BAG, and for some unknown reason the shoulder strap came undone, the my bag hit the ceramic tile floor. I looked at my 24-105mm L lens and the filter was cracked, but the lens to good to go, no damage. The same with my new 28-300mm lens. While I realize this is a polarizing filter and not a protective filter, it did it's job and then some. So yes I would recommend this filter, and I'm buying another one to put on both my lens.

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                • No

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                5.0

                I would buy this product again!

                By Dr. Aleem

                from MDV

                About Me Semi-pro Photographer

                Verified Buyer

                Pros

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

                Cons

                  Best Uses

                  • Landscape/Scenery
                  • Sports/Action
                  • Travel

                  Comments about Hoya 77mm NXT Circular Polarizer Filter:

                  Perfect for Caribbean Sun

                  • Was this a gift?:
                  • No

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                  (3 of 3 customers found this review helpful)

                   
                  5.0

                  Quality filter

                  By Thomas S

                  from Litchfield County, CT

                  About Me Pro Photographer

                  Verified Buyer

                  Pros

                  • Clear Optics
                  • Consistent Effect
                  • Easily Mounted

                  Cons

                    Best Uses

                    • Adds Contrast To Sky
                    • Color Saturation
                    • Control Reflectivity
                    • Reduces Glare From Foliag

                    Comments about Hoya 77mm NXT Circular Polarizer Filter:

                    I'm a professional landscape and nature photographer, it's hard to live and work without a good Circular polarizer. This is a thin mount that fits all my Nikkor 77mm glass. I get no vignetting even on my 16-35mm lens.I've found Hoya to be a consistantly good well constructed product. My short list of filters extends only to Singh-Ray and Schneider.

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                    • No

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                    5.0

                    Necessary item for getting the best out

                    By John the photofreak

                    from Lindsay CA

                    About Me Photo Enthusiast

                    Verified Buyer

                    Pros

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

                    Cons

                      Best Uses

                      • Color Correction
                      • Image Manipulation
                      • Lens Protection

                      Comments about Hoya 77mm NXT Circular Polarizer Filter:

                      I will use it when the sun is at the proper angle to the best color and detail out of your shots.

                      • Was this a gift?:
                      • No

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                      5.0

                      I would Buy this filter again.

                      By Alex

                      from Houston,Tx.

                      About Me Photo Enthusiast

                      Verified Buyer

                      Pros

                      • Consistent Effect
                      • Easily Mounted
                      • Strong Construction

                      Cons

                        Best Uses

                        • Color Correction
                        • Lens Protection
                        • UV Protection

                        Comments about Hoya 77mm NXT Circular Polarizer Filter:

                        Clear picture.

                        • Was this a gift?:
                        • No

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                        (8 of 8 customers found this review helpful)

                         
                        4.0

                        Nice filter

                        By Chris

                        from Seattle, WA

                        About Me Semi-pro Photographer

                        Verified Buyer

                        Pros

                        • Clear Optics
                        • Easily Mounted

                        Cons

                          Best Uses

                            Comments about Hoya 77mm NXT Circular Polarizer Filter:

                            The slim design allows me to still use the lens hoods. As you can see from the test shot it completely takes out the glare.

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                            • No

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                            (1 of 15 customers found this review helpful)

                             
                            4.0

                            New Lens needed new filters

                            By JDL

                            from Knoxville, TN

                            About Me Photo Enthusiast

                            Verified Buyer

                            Pros

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

                            Cons

                            • Doesn't Fasten Well

                            Best Uses

                            • Color Correction

                            Comments about Hoya 77mm NXT Circular Polarizer Filter:

                            I have been serious about photography, but not professional, since 1970. For a few years, I have used a Canon 7D, with a 28 - 135 lens. When the 5D Mark III was introduced, the bug to upgrade started to grow. A trip with my son and his 5D Mark II really convinced me it was time for me to own a truly professional grade camera. I love it. The last time I owned a truly professional camera was a Mamiya RB67 in the late 1970s. The world has changed since then.

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                            • No

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                            5.0

                            Excellent Product

                            By Uditha

                            from Sri Lanka

                            About Me Photo Enthusiast

                            Verified Buyer

                            Pros

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

                            Cons

                              Best Uses

                                Comments about Hoya 77mm NXT Circular Polarizer Filter:

                                I use this for landscape shooting and it gives nice colors.

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                                • No

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                                (2 of 2 customers found this review helpful)

                                 
                                5.0

                                Blue Skies are back!

                                By VideoWoman

                                from Somerville, MA

                                About Me Pro Photographer

                                Verified Buyer

                                Pros

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

                                Cons

                                  Best Uses

                                  • Image Manipulation
                                  • Lens Protection

                                  Comments about Hoya 77mm NXT Circular Polarizer Filter:

                                  I use it outdoors with with my 17-40mm EF L-series lens on my Canon 5D Mark III camera, for amateur stills and professional video. Filter screws on easily to the front of the lens. Then turn the polarizer ring on the outer part of the filter to deepen the blues in your skies - oooh!

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                                  • No

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                                  (2 of 2 customers found this review helpful)

                                   
                                  5.0

                                  77mm NXT Circular Polarizer Filter by Ho

                                  By Jeff

                                  from St. Louis, MO

                                  About Me Photo Enthusiast

                                  Verified Buyer

                                  Pros

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

                                  Cons

                                    Best Uses

                                    • Color Correction
                                    • Image Manipulation
                                    • Lens Protection

                                    Comments about Hoya 77mm NXT Circular Polarizer Filter:

                                    Purchased for use with glare from reflective surfaces but I find it helps smooth out the overall tones and colors of non-glaring surfaces, too. Tested my lens extensively for any signs of loss of sharpness with this filter in place and can detect none. Seems like quality glass. So, the only time I take this filter off now is when I am in very low light.

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                                    • No

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                                    5.0

                                    I would uy this product again

                                    By Dianne

                                    from Louisiana

                                    About Me Semi-pro Photographer

                                    Verified Buyer

                                    Pros

                                    • Consistent Effect

                                    Cons

                                    • Cross-Threads Easily

                                    Best Uses

                                    • Color Correction
                                    • Image Manipulation

                                    Comments about Hoya 77mm NXT Circular Polarizer Filter:

                                    I use it for landscape photography, and I am very pleased with the results it gives me.

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                                    • No

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