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Hoya77mm Circular Polarizing Pro 1Digital Multi-Coated Glass Filter
 
4.6

(based on 115 reviews)

Ratings Distribution

  • 5 Stars

     

    (82)

  • 4 Stars

     

    (29)

  • 3 Stars

     

    (2)

  • 2 Stars

     

    (0)

  • 1 Stars

     

    (2)

97%

of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

Pros

  • Clear optics (48)
  • Easily mounted (43)
  • Consistent effect (40)
  • Easy to use (36)
  • Strong construction (36)

Cons

  • Cross-threads easily (6)

Best Uses

  • Landscape photography (40)
  • Travel (30)
  • Color correction (28)
  • Image manipulation (26)
  • Lens protection (15)
    • Reviewer Profile:
    • Photo enthusiast (34), Enthusiast (25), Semi-pro photographer (12), Semi-professional (11), Professional (9)
    • Was this a gift?:
    • No (96)

Most Liked Positive Review

 

Just exactly what I wanted

I use the polarizer on various Canon lenses for my 5D. I wanted a thin frame, multicoating and front threads. The frame is sturdy and of high quality, what I would expect from...Read complete review

I use the polarizer on various Canon lenses for my 5D. I wanted a thin frame, multicoating and front threads. The frame is sturdy and of high quality, what I would expect from Hoya products which I have used for over 40 years. Smooth turning and knurled rim are nice. No cut off problem with any of my lenses.

The only difficulty is in mounting the filter firmly enough on the lens so the whole filter assembly doesn't spin when I am using it.

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Most Liked Negative Review

 

Ok filter

This is the first Hoya filter I have purchased instead of the much more expensive b and w. The Hoya filter is worth it's price but not nearly as good as the b and...Read complete review

This is the first Hoya filter I have purchased instead of the much more expensive b and w. The Hoya filter is worth it's price but not nearly as good as the b and w, there is a pretty big descrepency in actual polarizing the filter does verse the b and w filter. There seems to be less effect and more light blocked. So I would only recommend if on a budget otherwise the b and w filter is much better.

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5.0

My second one

By GuyGevaArt

from Israel

About Me Pro Photographer

Verified Buyer

Pros

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

Cons

    Best Uses

    • Artwork
    • Color Correction
    • Lens Protection

    Comments about Hoya 77mm Circular Polarizing Pro 1Digital Multi-Coated Glass Filter:

    I have one for my 20mm lens this one is for my 300mm lens. and I buy more if I need. it is a great filter and you get a clean shot

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    • No

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    3.0

    Ok filter

    By Pkcpga

    from Newburyport, ma

    Comments about Hoya 77mm Circular Polarizing Pro 1Digital Multi-Coated Glass Filter:

    This is the first Hoya filter I have purchased instead of the much more expensive b and w. The Hoya filter is worth it's price but not nearly as good as the b and w, there is a pretty big descrepency in actual polarizing the filter does verse the b and w filter. There seems to be less effect and more light blocked. So I would only recommend if on a budget otherwise the b and w filter is much better.

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    5.0

    Just what I wanted.

    By NathanL

    from Twin Cities, MN

    About Me Photo Enthusiast

    Verified Buyer

    Pros

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

    Cons

    • Hard To Remove

    Best Uses

    • Color Correction

    Comments about Hoya 77mm Circular Polarizing Pro 1Digital Multi-Coated Glass Filter:

    I used this on a Sigma 2.8 17-50 on my Nikon D5100 and am really happy with the results. I debated about which one to get and decided to go with this one because of the multi-coated design. I mainly use it for automotive photography and it does a nice job of keeping the reflections down. They're still there, but it definitely makes a difference.

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    5.0

    A very decent polarizing filter.

    By Dragos

    from Detroit

    About Me Semi-pro Photographer

    Verified Buyer

    Pros

    • Clear Optics
    • Consistent Effect
    • Easily Mounted

    Cons

      Best Uses

      • Artwork
      • Color Correction
      • Image Manipulation

      Comments about Hoya 77mm Circular Polarizing Pro 1Digital Multi-Coated Glass Filter:

      Good filter. Affordable.

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      • No

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      4.0

      Hoya Circular Polarizing filter

      By Filter

      from New York

      About Me Pro Photographer

      Verified Buyer

      Pros

      • Can Be Used As A Nd Filte
      • Clear Optics
      • Easily Mounted
      • Multi Coated

      Cons

        Best Uses

        • Image Manipulation

        Comments about Hoya 77mm Circular Polarizing Pro 1Digital Multi-Coated Glass Filter:

        Great for cutting out reflections off glass or water while shooting.

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        • No

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        5.0

        Grat Price Great Quality

        By Welderserg

        from Lakebay, WA

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        Pros

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

        Cons

          Best Uses

          • Color Correction
          • Image Manipulation

          Comments about Hoya 77mm Circular Polarizing Pro 1Digital Multi-Coated Glass Filter:

          I have been very impressed with the effect and consistency of this filter.

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          • No

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          5.0

          Great Quality and Great Value

          By Welderserg

          from Lakebay, WA

          About Me Photo Enthusiast

          Verified Buyer

          Pros

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

          Cons

            Best Uses

              Comments about Hoya 77mm Circular Polarizing Pro 1Digital Multi-Coated Glass Filter:

              While I have not had a lot of opportunity to really run this filter through its paces I have to say that thus far I am impressed with the effect and clarity especially considering the reasonable price. I will not hesitate to buy another should something happen to my current one.

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              5.0

              Nice Polarizer

              By 2son

              from Tucson, AZ

              About Me Photo Enthusiast

              Verified Buyer

              Pros

              • Clear Optics

              Cons

                Best Uses

                • Artwork
                • Color Correction

                Comments about Hoya 77mm Circular Polarizing Pro 1Digital Multi-Coated Glass Filter:

                This was my first Polarizing filter and I was impressed with the nice effects you can get in those certain situations where polarization applies. So, I very much like this filter, but I need more practice with it. One issue I had was the filter became stuck on my lens. I tried every trick I could from the Internet sources, but to no avail. Only after I got some filter wrenches was I able to remove the filter from my lens. So be aware of this possibility and be prepared to deal with it before you find yourself out in the field with an non-removal filter :)Otherwise a very nice product.

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                5.0

                Excels in Performance

                By Bob

                from Winfield, PA

                About Me Photo Enthusiast

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                Pros

                • Clear Optics
                • Consistent Effect
                • Easily Mounted

                Cons

                  Best Uses

                  • Image Manipulation

                  Comments about Hoya 77mm Circular Polarizing Pro 1Digital Multi-Coated Glass Filter:

                  I used this on a recent photo field trip. It performed flawlessly. I was able to take the glare off of the flowing creek for spectacular images.

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                  5.0

                  Excellent quality

                  By Tom in Vegas

                  from Las Vegas, Nevada

                  About Me Photo Enthusiast

                  Verified Buyer

                  Pros

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

                  Cons

                  • None

                  Best Uses

                  • Color Correction
                  • Image Manipulation

                  Comments about Hoya 77mm Circular Polarizing Pro 1Digital Multi-Coated Glass Filter:

                  Does a great job of removing reflections from glass and water, and really makes a blue sky pop!

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                  4.0

                  Great Filter!

                  By Grant

                  from Washington, D.C.

                  About Me Photo Enthusiast

                  Verified Buyer

                  Pros

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

                  Cons

                  • Cross-Threads Easily

                  Best Uses

                  • Color Correction
                  • UV Protection

                  Comments about Hoya 77mm Circular Polarizing Pro 1Digital Multi-Coated Glass Filter:

                  Clear glass that does what I need it to do. Doesnt feel cheap and it is very sturdy.

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                  5.0

                  Just In Time

                  By Coco

                  from Honolulu

                  About Me Semi-pro Photographer

                  Verified Buyer

                  Pros

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

                  Cons

                    Best Uses

                    • Color Correction

                    Comments about Hoya 77mm Circular Polarizing Pro 1Digital Multi-Coated Glass Filter:

                    Great for those photo shoots at noon!

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                    • No

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                    5.0

                    A great product to buy

                    By NanNan

                    from Williamsport,Maryland

                    About Me Semi-pro Photographer

                    Verified Buyer

                    Pros

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

                    Cons

                      Best Uses

                      • Artwork
                      • UV Protection

                      Comments about Hoya 77mm Circular Polarizing Pro 1Digital Multi-Coated Glass Filter:

                      In sun this polarize Pro Filter by Hoya turns my photo shots into beautiful pictures. In sun or glare from water scenes it's amazing. So far I haven't found anything wrong with this product. Money well spent

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                      5.0

                      dramatic results

                      By Gray

                      from Washington

                      Verified Buyer

                      Pros

                      • Easy to use

                      Cons

                        Best Uses

                        • Daytime Photography
                        • Deepening Sky Tones
                        • Reducing glare

                        Comments about Hoya 77mm Circular Polarizing Pro 1Digital Multi-Coated Glass Filter:

                        Easy to use, fun to experiment with. Very effective at deepening sky tones and reducing reflections.

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                        5.0

                        Amazing filter

                        By Cam78

                        from Jacksonville, FL

                        About Me Casual Photographer

                        Verified Buyer

                        Pros

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

                        Cons

                          Best Uses

                          • Artwork
                          • Lens Protection
                          • UV Protection

                          Comments about Hoya 77mm Circular Polarizing Pro 1Digital Multi-Coated Glass Filter:

                          Easy to put on. Great Clarity, Really made my pics pop

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                          • No

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                          4.0

                          Filters Light Well

                          By Rick

                          from Peoria, AZ

                          About Me Photo Enthusiast

                          Verified Buyer

                          Pros

                          • Consistent Effect

                          Cons

                          • Cross-Threads Easily

                          Best Uses

                          • UV Protection

                          Comments about Hoya 77mm Circular Polarizing Pro 1Digital Multi-Coated Glass Filter:

                          I shoot lots of landscape photos in daylight, and this filter works well filtering light. Turning it produces different effects. Attaching it is a tricky process, just be careful!

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                          4.0

                          Nice CP filter

                          By JeffP

                          from Miami,Fl

                          About Me Photo Enthusiast

                          Verified Buyer

                          Pros

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

                          Cons

                            Best Uses

                            • Image Manipulation

                            Comments about Hoya 77mm Circular Polarizing Pro 1Digital Multi-Coated Glass Filter:

                            This filter is well made. I have had other Hoya's and this is the nicest one. Does a great job at removing reflections. It does give slightly more color to skies but nothing dramatic. I don't think it's worth the msrp but try to grab it when it's on sale.

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                            5.0

                            If you like landscape photography this is a must

                            By Michel

                            from Fairview, NJ

                            About Me Photo Enthusiast

                            Verified Reviewer

                            Pros

                              Cons

                                Best Uses

                                • Lens Protection

                                Comments about Hoya 77mm Circular Polarizing Pro 1Digital Multi-Coated Glass Filter:

                                I travel very often to Cuba, over there the sky is so blue that is like is naturally color saturated but I was in need to bring the clouds also so this filter do that job, also I discovered that not only for landscaped but for any street photography is good to have it plus the protection that offer to the lens. I also have Tiffen filters but Hoya rocks. As always buying for B&H is a pleasure.

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                                5.0

                                Amazing substitute for B+W lenses.

                                By Csiklos

                                from Garfield, NJ

                                About Me Photo Enthusiast

                                Verified Buyer

                                Pros

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

                                Cons

                                  Best Uses

                                  • Color Correction
                                  • Image Manipulation

                                  Comments about Hoya 77mm Circular Polarizing Pro 1Digital Multi-Coated Glass Filter:

                                  Does the job perfectly and saves you money without sacrificing quality. As good as lenses worth twice as much.Nice and thin to minimize vignetting.

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                                  4.0

                                  Does exactly what its meant to do!

                                  By Vjburgosphotography

                                  from New Jersey

                                  About Me Semi-pro Photographer

                                  Verified Buyer

                                  Pros

                                  • Clear Optics
                                  • Consistent Effect

                                  Cons

                                  • Cross-Threads Easily

                                  Best Uses

                                    Comments about Hoya 77mm Circular Polarizing Pro 1Digital Multi-Coated Glass Filter:

                                    I use this mostly for automobile photography, and without it it wouldn't be possible. It definitely works magic with shadows and just giving you more expression out of the sky, also a more dramatic feel. The only con I would say is that at times its a little hard for it to screw on but other than that I love it, and will continue to use it for a long time!

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