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

(based on 162 reviews)

Ratings Distribution

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    (82)

  • 4 Stars

     

    (68)

  • 3 Stars

     

    (8)

  • 2 Stars

     

    (2)

  • 1 Stars

     

    (2)

95%

of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

Pros

  • Easy to use (131)
  • Clear optics (60)
  • Firm mount (51)
  • Strong construction (30)
  • Compact (19)

Cons

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

Best Uses

  • Image manipulation (62)
  • Color correction (34)
  • Landscape/scenery (26)
  • Shooting outdoors (15)
  • Travel (9)
    • Reviewer Profile:
    • Photo enthusiast (70), Semi-pro photographer (38), Pro photographer (11), Casual photographer (9), Enthusiast (6)
    • Was this a gift?:
    • No (107), 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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1.0

I would NOT buy this product again

By Disappointed

from Texas

Verified Buyer

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

The instructions that come with this product tell you to install the filter holder onto the adapter ring. this kit doesn't come with an adapter ring. Just because we order from B&H, doesn't mean that we are all professional photographers. Either include the adapter ring in the kit, or educate us before we buy an incomplete solution.

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5.0

Haven't used yet

By es

from Pittsboro, NC

Verified Buyer

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

I will be using this for the first time next week - I do not anticipate any issues.

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5.0

Classic Gear for Classic Images

By Kyle May

from Cleveland, Ohio

About Me Semi-pro Photographer

Verified Buyer

Pros

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

Cons

    Best Uses

    • Landscape/Scenery
    • Travel

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

    I began using Cokin back in the 70's on my old Nikkormat's. The quality of this system is just as good as it was back then. I now use this system on my Canon L series lenses to get exceptional quality images. My favorites are the graduated neutral density filters that allow me to calm water or use lower ISO's for tack sharp images. Whichever you choose, you'll find the quality unmatched by anyone's system while loving that Cokin still represents a good value for your dollar....just like they did 40yrs ago.

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    • No

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    2.0

    Gradation of the Cokin graduated ND filter is too abrupt

    By John

    from Jasper, AL

    About Me Photo Enthusiast

    Verified Buyer

    Pros

    • Easy to Use
    • Good Video Quality

    Cons

      Best Uses

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

        The Cokin GND filter kit was too abrupt for my liking. I prefer GND filters to grade out over a longer distance. I did get a different set from you in place of the Cokin.

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        • No

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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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              (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

               
              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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                          • No

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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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                            • No

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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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                              • No

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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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                              • No

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