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Hoya77mm Circular Polarizing Pro 1Digital Multi-Coated Glass Filter
 
4.7

(based on 120 reviews)

Ratings Distribution

  • 5 Stars

     

    (86)

  • 4 Stars

     

    (30)

  • 3 Stars

     

    (2)

  • 2 Stars

     

    (0)

  • 1 Stars

     

    (2)

97%

of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

Pros

  • Clear optics (49)
  • Easily mounted (44)
  • Consistent effect (41)
  • Strong construction (37)
  • Easy to use (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 (35), Enthusiast (25), Semi-pro photographer (12), Semi-professional (11), Pro photographer (10)
    • Was this a gift?:
    • No (98)

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

Shooting just got 100x better

By Meggilbert

from Iowa

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

As an intern at a marine biology research center for the summer, it is vital that I can produce photos with clear and stunning water shots. This filter has helped me in producing beautiful shots.

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5.0

Nice Polarizer

By Dan

from Milwaukee

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

Quick delivery, and a good value.

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4.0

Quality product

By Pastpro

from FL

About Me Photo Enthusiast

Verified Buyer

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

The filter works well as a CP with good coating on the glass. My only issue is the threads on the outside of the filter are shallow and a lens cap will not fully seat. I realize that this might be necessary on a wider angle lens to keep the filter from vignetting.

  • Was this a gift?:
  • No

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5.0

This is a good one

By Steve

from Indiana

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

Don't skimp out, get something multi coated. Great price. Never have been disappointed with Hoya.

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5.0

Cuts Glare

By CBD

from Chester CT

About Me Pro Photographer

Verified Buyer

Pros

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

Cons

    Best Uses

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

      Cuts glare

      • Was this a gift?:
      • No

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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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        • No

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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.

          • Was this a gift?:
          • 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.

            • Was this a gift?:
            • No

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            5.0

            Grat Price Great Quality

            By Welderserg

            from Lakebay, WA

            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:

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

              • Was this a gift?:
              • 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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                  • No

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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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                    • No

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                    5.0

                    Excels in Performance

                    By Bob

                    from Winfield, PA

                    About Me Photo Enthusiast

                    Verified Buyer

                    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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                      • No

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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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                      • No

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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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                      • No

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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!

                        • Was this a gift?:
                        • 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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                          • No

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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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