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CokinGraduated Neutral Density Filter Kit for "P" Series (3 Filters and Filter Holder)
 
4.4

(based on 158 reviews)

Ratings Distribution

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    (80)

  • 4 Stars

     

    (68)

  • 3 Stars

     

    (8)

  • 2 Stars

     

    (1)

  • 1 Stars

     

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96%

of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

Pros

  • Easy to use (129)
  • Clear optics (60)
  • Firm mount (51)
  • Strong construction (30)
  • Compact (18)

Cons

  • Poor quality (6)
  • Inconsistent effect (3)

Best Uses

  • Image manipulation (62)
  • Color correction (34)
  • Landscape/scenery (25)
  • Shooting outdoors (15)
  • Landscapes (8)
    • Reviewer Profile:
    • Photo enthusiast (69), Semi-pro photographer (37), Pro photographer (11), Casual photographer (9), Enthusiast (6)
    • Was this a gift?:
    • No (105), Yes (6)

Most Liked Positive Review

 

I would buy this product again.

Mainly used on sunrise and sunset photos. Very pleased with quality and ease of use.

Mainly used on sunrise and sunset photos. Very pleased with quality and ease of use.

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Most Liked Negative Review

 

Do not waste your money

Not worth the money. The best product out of the four is the Filter holder and the Cokin 121L - 1-stop Graduated Neutral Density (Light)

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Not worth the money. The best product out of the four is the Filter holder and the Cokin 121L - 1-stop Graduated Neutral Density (Light)

Cokin 121M - 2-stop Graduated Neutral Density (Medium)and Cokin 121S - 3-stop Graduated Neutral Density (Soft) are an utter waste. They cast a magenta color on your image for every time, works you too hard in post processing to remove it and it gets even worse if you try stacking them.

Honest suggestion find another brand of Graduated ND Filters

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4.0

Works well with Digital Sustems

By BFJ Photo

from Cincinnati OH

About Me Semi-pro Photographer

Verified Buyer

Pros

  • Compact
  • Durable
  • Easy to Use

Cons

    Best Uses

    • Landscape/Scenery
    • Travel

    Comments about Cokin Graduated Neutral Density Filter Kit for "P" Series (3 Filters and Filter Holder):

    Works well with my current P series Cokin Filters.

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    • No

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    5.0

    Dimming skies

    By David356

    from SLC, UT

    Comments about Cokin Graduated Neutral Density Filter Kit for "P" Series (3 Filters and Filter Holder):

    Great product for bringing down the contrast in the sky to balance out your photographs

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    5.0

    Adds some pop

    By Maestro

    from North Carolina

    About Me Photo Enthusiast

    Verified Buyer

    Pros

      Cons

        Best Uses

        • Landscape/Scenery

        Comments about Cokin Graduated Neutral Density Filter Kit for "P" Series (3 Filters and Filter Holder):

        Great when the sky is grey. Keep the ISO low, open the shutter and get crisp, clear shots.

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        • No

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        4.0

        Graduated ND filter Cokin

        By Hikerguy2001

        from WA

        About Me Photo Enthusiast

        Verified Buyer

        Pros

        • Great Picture Quality

        Cons

          Best Uses

          • Landscape/Scenery

          Comments about Cokin Graduated Neutral Density Filter Kit for "P" Series (3 Filters and Filter Holder):

          For landscape photograph this is a great tool. I'm able to adjust the areas in the frame that are too bright. If filters are over weighted, however, it can make the photos flat (not enough contrast) Good tool if used properly.

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          • No

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          5.0

          Wonderful

          By PhotoGirl

          from Greensboro GA

          About Me Semi-pro Photographer

          Verified Buyer

          Pros

          • Compact
          • Easy to Use
          • Lightweight

          Cons

            Best Uses

            • Landscape/Scenery
            • Travel

            Comments about Cokin Graduated Neutral Density Filter Kit for "P" Series (3 Filters and Filter Holder):

            I am going on a photographic trip to Japan next month to photograph the snow monkeys and more and had read about these filters. I have been wanting these for some time and due to cost, went with Cokin and love them. Now will be looking for others to add.

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            • No

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            5.0

            Shooting into the sunset

            By BuddhaWalk

            from Waikoloa Hawaii

            About Me Pro Photographer

            Verified Buyer

            Pros

            • Easy to Use
            • Great Picture Quality
            • Lightweight

            Cons

              Best Uses

              • Landscape/Scenery
              • Wildlife Photos

              Comments about Cokin Graduated Neutral Density Filter Kit for "P" Series (3 Filters and Filter Holder):

              I live and shoot in Hawaii lots of sunrises ans sunsets this is the way to get clarity from top to bottom shooting into the sun!

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              • No

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              5.0

              Great kit for the price

              By Canoneer1

              from Springfield, IL

              About Me Photography Student

              Verified Buyer

              Pros

              • Compact
              • Easy to Use
              • Lightweight

              Cons

                Best Uses

                • Landscape/Scenery

                Comments about Cokin Graduated Neutral Density Filter Kit for "P" Series (3 Filters and Filter Holder):

                I use this with a Canon 5d mk 2 and most of my lenses are 77 mm. The kit needs an adapter ring which has to be purchased separately depending on the the lens diameter. I also purchased a cap that goes in the filter holder which worked well.

                I primarily use this for landscapes and have really enjoyed it getting it right on the camera. There are a lot of people who will say that you can do this Lightroom, I still believe these inexpensive filters do a great job in keeping the light parts of the image light and helping cut down the "blinkies".

                If you are looking to start out with ND grad filters, this kit is a great way to go. The filters are made of plastic but do not show any optical issues. The holder works well with inserting/removing the filters.

                I did see some vignetting at 24mm on my 24-70 lens, but it is a simple crop fix. The other brands on the market are 3 to 4X more expensive and are still imperfect.

                You have to think ahead with these when using them, it is hard to keep the holder and/or filters on the lens and pack away the camera.

                B&H was very good to work with, they had the same kit at a cheaper price within 2 weeks after I purchased mine. A quick call got me the price difference as credit.

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                • No

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                5.0

                Graduated Neutral Density Filter Kit

                By photo rich

                from Spring Lake Mi

                About Me Photo Enthusiast

                Verified Buyer

                Pros

                • Compact
                • Easy to Use
                • Lightweight

                Cons

                • Non

                Best Uses

                • Landscape/Scenery

                Comments about Cokin Graduated Neutral Density Filter Kit for "P" Series (3 Filters and Filter Holder):

                While this not Lee Quality it is not a Lee filter Price. I feel for my use this is a very good choice.
                I am not a pro but I like Landscape pictures and these will serve me well

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                4.0

                ND Filter Kit

                By Jay

                from Lower Yakima Valley in Washington State

                About Me Photography Student

                Verified Buyer

                Pros

                • Easy to Use
                • Great Picture Quality
                • Lightweight

                Cons

                  Best Uses

                  • Family Photos
                  • Landscape/Scenery
                  • Travel
                  • Weddings/Events
                  • Wildlife Photos

                  Comments about Cokin Graduated Neutral Density Filter Kit for "P" Series (3 Filters and Filter Holder):

                  The ND filters and holder in the kit really provide the ability to control exposures lighting in the correct area of the images. It has improved my landscape photos greatly.

                  If you purchase this kit you will still need the adapter ring in order to attach the holder to your lens.

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                  5.0

                  IT is what it is claimed to be.

                  By Dr. Steven

                  from Austin, TX

                  Verified Buyer

                  Pros

                  • Compact
                  • Durable
                  • Easy to Use
                  • Lightweight

                  Cons

                  • Bulky

                  Best Uses

                  • Landscape/Scenery

                  Comments about Cokin Graduated Neutral Density Filter Kit for "P" Series (3 Filters and Filter Holder):

                  These filters provide a more flexible approach to filtering light entering your camera lens. You have the ability to both rotate the filer and/or move the filter line up or down in accordance with the situation.
                  That the filters are in the filter frame is both good and bad, as the frame holds the filter, but does inhibit some the ease with which it can move.
                  The frame itself can be in the way when you want to pack your camera but want to have the filter ready for an upcoming shot.

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                  2.0

                  Good for beginners but beware of Color cast

                  By Jeff

                  from Canada

                  About Me Casual Photographer

                  Verified Reviewer

                  Pros

                  • Cheap

                  Cons

                  • Flare
                  • Magenta Color Cast
                  • Poor Image Quality

                  Best Uses

                  • Practicing

                  Comments about Cokin Graduated Neutral Density Filter Kit for "P" Series (3 Filters and Filter Holder):

                  WARNING: Only beginners who want to practice using graduated filters at lower price should try these. Don't expect usable images unless you are willing to spend some time in Lightroom/Photoshop fixing the very obvious magenta color cast. It is almost impossible to shoot facing the sun with these filters. You've been warned.

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                  • Yes

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                  4.0

                  Fun to play with

                  By Wilyam

                  from Beach Park, IL

                  About Me Semi-pro Photographer

                  Verified Buyer

                  Comments about Cokin Graduated Neutral Density Filter Kit for "P" Series (3 Filters and Filter Holder):

                  These are so fun to play with. Better than a circular for the fact you can adjust for rule of thirds. Even put on in right side up and then put the other upside down for fun and it worked out rather well. Scratched easily but doesn't affect images.

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                  5.0

                  Landscape Photography Must Have

                  By Tim

                  from NYC

                  About Me Photo Enthusiast

                  Verified Buyer

                  Pros

                  • Easy to Use
                  • Great Picture Quality

                  Cons

                    Best Uses

                    • Landscape/Scenery

                    Comments about Cokin Graduated Neutral Density Filter Kit for "P" Series (3 Filters and Filter Holder):

                    As a serious amateur photographer I have spent many hours trying to salvage a photo with blown out highlights or blocked shadows in Photoshop. This filter set relieves me of that chore. Very easy to use and the results are amazing. I would recommend this filter set.

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                    3.0

                    cuts edges on Nikon 24-85mm when used at a wider than 35mm

                    By camera poor

                    from Aiken, SC

                    About Me Photo Enthusiast

                    Verified Buyer

                    Pros

                    • Easy to Use
                    • Lightweight

                    Cons

                      Best Uses

                      • Landscape/Scenery

                      Comments about Cokin Graduated Neutral Density Filter Kit for "P" Series (3 Filters and Filter Holder):

                      Scenic shots

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                      5.0

                      Filters make all the difference to landscapes

                      By Steve

                      from New Jersey

                      About Me Semi-pro Photographer

                      Verified Buyer

                      Pros

                      • Easy to Use
                      • Lightweight

                      Cons

                        Best Uses

                        • Landscape/Scenery

                        Comments about Cokin Graduated Neutral Density Filter Kit for "P" Series (3 Filters and Filter Holder):

                        Easy to use and gives great results.

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                        4.0

                        Do the job

                        By DanSar

                        from Quebec, Canada

                        About Me Photo Enthusiast

                        Verified Buyer

                        Pros

                        • Worth The Price

                        Cons

                        • Light Vignetting At 24mm

                        Best Uses

                        • Landscape/Scenery

                        Comments about Cokin Graduated Neutral Density Filter Kit for "P" Series (3 Filters and Filter Holder):

                        Good product! Nice kit, worth the price.
                        Work well with my canon EF 24-105mm F4, with light vignetting at 24mm.

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                        5.0

                        Great for Canon Powershot g16

                        By Rick

                        from Richmond, CA

                        About Me Photo Enthusiast

                        Verified Buyer

                        Comments about Cokin Graduated Neutral Density Filter Kit for "P" Series (3 Filters and Filter Holder):

                        Nice little product. I bought this so I could use split ND filters on my Canon Powershot G16 camera. Works like a charm. Very easy to use and portable.

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                        5.0

                        great item if you are starting

                        By galazziphotography

                        from Grand Cayman

                        About Me Semi-pro Photographer

                        Verified Buyer

                        Pros

                        • Easy to Use

                        Cons

                          Best Uses

                          • Landscape/Scenery
                          • Travel

                          Comments about Cokin Graduated Neutral Density Filter Kit for "P" Series (3 Filters and Filter Holder):

                          I'm into landscape photography since less than a year and I these filters are perfect for me to start and exploring slow shutter speed also during daylight. I don't have to wait after the sunset for slow shutter results.

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                          5.0

                          Nice addition

                          By tford

                          from Harrisburg, Illinois

                          About Me Photo Enthusiast

                          Verified Buyer

                          Pros

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

                          Cons

                            Best Uses

                            • Landscape/Scenery
                            • Travel

                            Comments about Cokin Graduated Neutral Density Filter Kit for "P" Series (3 Filters and Filter Holder):

                            I was looking to get a ND filter kit and this one fit the bill. Very good price point and it works amazingly on my Nikon 28 f2.8 ais lens.

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                            4.0

                            Great value

                            By BushWhacker

                            from Lake Tahoe, USA

                            About Me Pro Photographer

                            Verified Buyer

                            Pros

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

                            Cons

                              Best Uses

                              • Landscape/Scenery
                              • Wildlife Photos

                              Comments about Cokin Graduated Neutral Density Filter Kit for "P" Series (3 Filters and Filter Holder):

                              Great product for the money. The adapter rings are overpriced though, just get a set of generic adapter rings. They do the same thing at less than one fourth the price.

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                              • No

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