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Hoya 77mm Ultraviolet UV(0) Super Multi-Coated (S-HMC) Glass Haze Filter

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The Hoya 77mm Ultraviolet UV(0) Super Multi-Coated (S-HMC) Glass Haze Filter is a wise initial investment. It helps protect your valuable investment from dust, moisture and scratches, which can lead to costly repairs.

Hoya's high transmission Super-Multi-Coating minimizes reflection at the filter surfaces which reduces flare and ghosting.

This outstanding filter offers revolutionary performance in light transmission and color balance. 12 layers of Super Multicoating are applied to the surfaces of the Skylight 1B and UV(0) models, which produces an average transmission of 99.7%.

Coupled with maximum surface precision, this allows increased resistance to flare and stunning images can be recorded at wide apertures without compromising the performance of your lenses.

If desired it 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
Type UV(0) (ultraviolet)
Size 77mm x 5mm thick
Grade UV(0)
Filter Factor Not Applicable
Multi-Coated Super Multi-Coated (12 layers)
Rotating Not Applicable
Effect Reduces excessive blue; Cuts through haze and can improve image clarity; Protects front element of lens
Application 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
Hoya 77mm Ultraviolet UV(0) Super Multi-Coated (S-HMC) Glass Haze Filter
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    Hoya77mm Ultraviolet UV(0) Super Multi-Coated (S-HMC) Glass Haze Filter
     
    4.8

    (based on 164 reviews)

    Ratings Distribution

    • 5 Stars

       

      (134)

    • 4 Stars

       

      (27)

    • 3 Stars

       

      (0)

    • 2 Stars

       

      (0)

    • 1 Stars

       

      (3)

    98%

    of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

    Pros

    • Clear optics (107)
    • Easy to use (100)
    • Strong construction (85)
    • Firm mount (82)
    • Consistent effect (14)

    Cons

    • Hard to clean (3)

    Best Uses

    • Lens protection (110)
    • UV protection (85)
    • Filter protection (19)
    • Color correction (8)
    • Family photos (7)
      • Reviewer Profile:
      • Photo enthusiast (66), Semi-pro photographer (31), Pro photographer (12), Enthusiast (10), Professional (9)
      • Was this a gift?:
      • No (82)

    Most Liked Positive Review

     

    Well Worth It

    I use this filter on my Canon EF 24-70mm f/2.8L and EF 70-200mm f/2.8L lenses. Cleaning it requires only slightly more effort than involved in a cheaper filter, which is...Read complete review

    I use this filter on my Canon EF 24-70mm f/2.8L and EF 70-200mm f/2.8L lenses. Cleaning it requires only slightly more effort than involved in a cheaper filter, which is not multi-coated; however, the build quality, fit and flare elimination features make this filter well worth its price.

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    Most Liked Negative Review

     

    defective

    it comes in with two spots that defective. something like the coating not fully spread evenly. this is the last one i will buy from Hoya. was thinking for return, but the cost...Read complete review

    it comes in with two spots that defective. something like the coating not fully spread evenly. this is the last one i will buy from Hoya. was thinking for return, but the cost of shipping make it unwise.

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    5.0

    does what is supposed to

    By smile maker

    from Idaho

    Comments about Hoya 77mm Ultraviolet UV(0) Super Multi-Coated (S-HMC) Glass Haze Filter:

    Nice filter with good optical clarity. Careful with the handling because it's shows finger prints easily.

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    5.0

    Great filter

    By Hydie

    from Virginia

    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 Hoya 77mm Ultraviolet UV(0) Super Multi-Coated (S-HMC) Glass Haze Filter:

      I have several filters made by Hoya. I use them to keep the front element of my lenses protected. They do not negatively impact my photos in any way. And they have never disappointed!

      • Was this a gift?:
      • No

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      5.0

      Great filter!

      By Mono

      from Houston, TX

      About Me Photo Enthusiast

      Verified Buyer

      Pros

      • Easy To Use
      • Firm Mount
      • Strong Construction

      Cons

        Best Uses

        • Filter Protection
        • UV Protection

        Comments about Hoya 77mm Ultraviolet UV(0) Super Multi-Coated (S-HMC) Glass Haze Filter:

        Effectively reduces haze and protect your lens. It is not easy to find these filters anymore ( made in japan). It's worth your money.

        • Was this a gift?:
        • No

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        5.0

        Nice Quality Item

        By Don

        from Denver

        About Me Photo Enthusiast

        Verified Buyer

        Pros

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

        Cons

          Best Uses

          • Lens Protection
          • UV Protection

          Comments about Hoya 77mm Ultraviolet UV(0) Super Multi-Coated (S-HMC) Glass Haze Filter:

          If you've a nice quality lens, this is a nice quality filter. Mine is on a Nikon 80-200 2.8 and works great.

          • Was this a gift?:
          • No

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          5.0

          Good protection and Results

          By DHolyoke

          from Holyoke,Ma.

          About Me Photo Enthusiast

          Verified Buyer

          Pros

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

          Cons

            Best Uses

            • Color Correction
            • Filter Protection
            • Lens Protection
            • UV Protection

            Comments about Hoya 77mm Ultraviolet UV(0) Super Multi-Coated (S-HMC) Glass Haze Filter:

            The Hoya filter provides good protection while managing UV issues well.

            • Was this a gift?:
            • No

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            5.0

            Fantastic quality

            By JST

            from Atlanta

            Comments about Hoya 77mm Ultraviolet UV(0) Super Multi-Coated (S-HMC) Glass Haze Filter:

            I live this filter, great uv protection!

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            (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

             
            5.0

            Great Filter. I'm very happy with it.

            By hoosier

            from Indiana

            About Me Photo Enthusiast

            Verified Buyer

            Pros

            • Clear Optics
            • Easy To Use

            Cons

              Best Uses

              • Lens Protection
              • UV Protection

              Comments about Hoya 77mm Ultraviolet UV(0) Super Multi-Coated (S-HMC) Glass Haze Filter:

              I was going to purchase another filter for my Canon 24-105 but decided to talk with an B&H CS Rep before purchaseing. He recommended I look at this one before buying and I'm glad I did. This one seems to have much better light transmission that my old Tiffen. The filter seems to work well in low light which is a big plus for me. Overall, I'm very happy with it.

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              • No

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              5.0

              Outstanding filter

              By Ron

              from Oklahoma

              About Me Photo Enthusiast

              Verified Buyer

              Pros

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

              Cons

                Best Uses

                • Filter Protection
                • UV Protection

                Comments about Hoya 77mm Ultraviolet UV(0) Super Multi-Coated (S-HMC) Glass Haze Filter:

                This filter is used around a lake where there is a lot of haze, fog, and clouds. Images come out much more sharp, but leaves the effect of the weather. I use Canon 'L' lens, and was concerned about losing some quality, but it hasn't happened. Try it. You'll like it.

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                • No

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                4.0

                Works well

                By CameraCorey

                from Corona, CA

                About Me Photo Enthusiast

                Verified Buyer

                Pros

                  Cons

                    Best Uses

                    • Lens Protection
                    • UV Protection

                    Comments about Hoya 77mm Ultraviolet UV(0) Super Multi-Coated (S-HMC) Glass Haze Filter:

                    Works well with my Canon 24-105mm lens. Screws on easily. The only problem was the smudge spots on the filter. It took awhile to clean the filter that I would have expected to have been free of any smudge marks from the factory packaging.

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                    • No

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                    5.0

                    Perfect

                    By Lobro

                    from Huntsville, AL

                    About Me Photo Enthusiast

                    Verified Buyer

                    Pros

                    • Clear Optics
                    • Strong Construction

                    Cons

                      Best Uses

                      • Lens Protection

                      Comments about Hoya 77mm Ultraviolet UV(0) Super Multi-Coated (S-HMC) Glass Haze Filter:

                      Chrystal clear, sturdy, everything as advertised.

                      • Was this a gift?:
                      • No

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                      5.0

                      Great Quality Filter

                      By Steve

                      from Bellingham, WA.

                      About Me Photo Enthusiast

                      Verified Buyer

                      Pros

                      • Clear Optics

                      Cons

                        Best Uses

                        • Lens Protection
                        • UV Protection

                        Comments about Hoya 77mm Ultraviolet UV(0) Super Multi-Coated (S-HMC) Glass Haze Filter:

                        Reliably high quality filter. I use Hoya Super HMC UV filters on all my lenses and am very satisfied.

                        • Was this a gift?:
                        • No

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                        5.0

                        Nice Filter, would buy another one

                        By Steve

                        from Goodyear, AZ

                        About Me Semi-pro Photographer

                        Verified Buyer

                        Pros

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

                        Cons

                          Best Uses

                          • Lens Protection

                          Comments about Hoya 77mm Ultraviolet UV(0) Super Multi-Coated (S-HMC) Glass Haze Filter:

                          I use this on a Canon lens basically for protection of the front lens glass.

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                          • No

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                          (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

                           
                          5.0

                          Hoya UV

                          By Z

                          from San Francisco, CA

                          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 Hoya 77mm Ultraviolet UV(0) Super Multi-Coated (S-HMC) Glass Haze Filter:

                            Very High Quality
                            Excellent Results
                            Major reduction of flare and reflections

                            • Was this a gift?:
                            • No

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                            (2 of 2 customers found this review helpful)

                             
                            5.0

                            Best filter

                            By Salman

                            from Chicago, IL

                            About Me Pro Photographer

                            Verified Buyer

                            Pros

                              Cons

                                Best Uses

                                  Comments about Hoya 77mm Ultraviolet UV(0) Super Multi-Coated (S-HMC) Glass Haze Filter:

                                  The filter is great with my 24-70 f2.8. Since I spent so much on the lens it made sense to get a good filter for it and Hoya delivers great quality as always for a reasonable price.

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                                  • No

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                                  (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

                                   
                                  5.0

                                  Great Filter

                                  By Brian

                                  from Shelton, CT

                                  About Me Photo Enthusiast

                                  Verified Buyer

                                  Pros

                                  • Clear Optics

                                  Cons

                                  • None

                                  Best Uses

                                  • Lens Protection

                                  Comments about Hoya 77mm Ultraviolet UV(0) Super Multi-Coated (S-HMC) Glass Haze Filter:

                                  I use it on my Canon EF24-70 lens and it's great. Great protection and clarity is perfect.

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                                  • No

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                                  (2 of 2 customers found this review helpful)

                                   
                                  5.0

                                  Came Highly Recommended

                                  By Steve the Photojournalist

                                  from St. Louis, MO

                                  About Me Pro Photographer

                                  Verified Buyer

                                  Pros

                                    Cons

                                      Best Uses

                                        Comments about Hoya 77mm Ultraviolet UV(0) Super Multi-Coated (S-HMC) Glass Haze Filter:

                                        I bought this 77mm UV filter to protect my AF Nikkor 80-200mm f/2.8 D lens because (a) it's highly recommended (as of Dec. 2013) by ken rockwell and (b) it's a good price (50-some bucks). I used to have a 75-dollar Promaster UV filter on the lens but the filter shattered when my camera bag dropped 3 feet onto pavement. The lens glass came away unscratched so now I'm a huge believer in protective filters.

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                                        • No

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                                        5.0

                                        Adequate Lens Protection

                                        By Kel

                                        from Minneapolis, MN

                                        About Me Photo Enthusiast

                                        Verified Buyer

                                        Pros

                                        • Good Image Quality
                                        • No Vignetting 10mm

                                        Cons

                                          Best Uses

                                          • Lens protection

                                          Comments about Hoya 77mm Ultraviolet UV(0) Super Multi-Coated (S-HMC) Glass Haze Filter:

                                          I use this as a lens protector for a Canon 10-22 lens and it does the job. No vignetting at 10mm, very little lens flare even when shooting directly into the sun.

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                                          • No

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                                          5.0

                                          Great Filter

                                          By Stormpeak

                                          from Florida

                                          About Me Photo Enthusiast

                                          Verified Buyer

                                          Pros

                                          • Clear

                                          Cons

                                            Best Uses

                                            • Family Photos
                                            • Indoors/Low Light
                                            • Landscape/Scenery
                                            • Sports/Action
                                            • Travel
                                            • Video
                                            • Weddings/Events
                                            • Wildlife photos

                                            Comments about Hoya 77mm Ultraviolet UV(0) Super Multi-Coated (S-HMC) Glass Haze Filter:

                                            Hoya filters are consistently top notch. They provide great protection and clarity. It's my favorite brand of filters.

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                                            • No

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                                            5.0

                                            Excellent always-on filter

                                            By the adventurer

                                            from on the road

                                            About Me Semi-pro Photographer

                                            Verified Buyer

                                            Pros

                                            • Easy To Use
                                            • Good Image Quality

                                            Cons

                                              Best Uses

                                              • Family Photos
                                              • Indoors/Low Light
                                              • Landscape/Scenery
                                              • Sports/Action
                                              • Travel
                                              • Video
                                              • Weddings/Events
                                              • Wildlife photos

                                              Comments about Hoya 77mm Ultraviolet UV(0) Super Multi-Coated (S-HMC) Glass Haze Filter:

                                              When buying a high-end lens, you want to protect that investment. This filter will do just that--put it on the front of your lens and never take it off. Image quality stays great while you have something to take the worst of your abuse off the lens.

                                              And, while not cheap, it's a lot cheaper to replace this than that beautiful lens.

                                              • Ease of Operation:
                                              • 7
                                              • Was this a gift?:
                                              • No

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                                              5.0

                                              Great protection.

                                              By Lightchaser

                                              from Cedar City,Ut

                                              About Me Semi-pro Photographer

                                              Verified Buyer

                                              Pros

                                              • Easy To Use
                                              • Fast / Accurate Auto-Focus
                                              • Good Image Quality

                                              Cons

                                                Best Uses

                                                • Family Photos
                                                • Indoors/Low Light
                                                • Landscape/Scenery
                                                • Sports/Action
                                                • Weddings/Events
                                                • Wildlife photos

                                                Comments about Hoya 77mm Ultraviolet UV(0) Super Multi-Coated (S-HMC) Glass Haze Filter:

                                                I own several hoya filters and after my last purchase was an expensive carl zeiss filter and am not impressed, this is a great piece of glass clears things up and doesn't add any vigneting

                                                • Ease of Operation:
                                                • 9
                                                • Was this a gift?:
                                                • No

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