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Hoya77mm Ultraviolet UV Haze HD (High Density) Digital Filter
 
4.9

(based on 107 reviews)

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    (97)

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    (10)

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99%

of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

Pros

  • Easy to use (71)
  • Durable (50)
  • Reliable (47)
  • Lightweight (38)
  • Clear optics (25)

Cons

    Best Uses

    • Everyday (54)
    • Landscape photography (37)
    • Travel (34)
    • Portraits (29)
    • Lens protection (26)
      • Reviewer Profile:
      • Enthusiast (37), Semi-professional (22), Photo enthusiast (15), Professional (11), Semi-pro photographer (9)
      • Was this a gift?:
      • No (90), Yes (3)

    Reviewed by 107 customers

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    5.0

    So worth the price for the Protection

    By Surrealtime

    from San Diego, CA

    About Me Professional

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    Pros

    • Durable
    • Reliable
    • Super Strong

    Cons

      Best Uses

      • Events
      • Landscape Photography
      • Traveling

      Comments about Hoya 77mm Ultraviolet UV Haze HD (High Density) Digital Filter:

      All outdoor, and event Photographers should use this filter. It has excellent optics and 4X the strength of normal filters. You paid a lot for that good glass, you need to protect it.

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      • No

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      5.0

      Great

      By Buckeye

      from Ohio

      About Me Hobbyist/Enthusiast

      Verified Buyer

      Pros

      • Durable
      • Easy To Use
      • Lightweight
      • Reliable

      Cons

        Best Uses

          Comments about Hoya 77mm Ultraviolet UV Haze HD (High Density) Digital Filter:

          It does what it is supposed to do. All my filters are Hoya and I am never disappointed in them. Well worth the money.

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          • No

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          5.0

          LOVE HOYA FILTERS, WELL MADE

          By toaster

          from Chicago

          About Me Semi-Professional

          Verified Buyer

          Pros

          • Durable

          Cons

            Best Uses

            • Everyday use
            • Landscape Photography

            Comments about Hoya 77mm Ultraviolet UV Haze HD (High Density) Digital Filter:

            mainly used on my 16~35l f4 lens

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            • No

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            5.0

            >Lens Protection

            By Ken

            from Bellingham, WA

            About Me Hobbyist/Enthusiast

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            Pros

            • Easy To Use

            Cons

              Best Uses

                Comments about Hoya 77mm Ultraviolet UV Haze HD (High Density) Digital Filter:

                While there is a lot of disagreement re: filters to protect lenses, I believe that spending a little more for a good filter is the way to go in order to have a little insurance for a expensive lens. This HD filter has not disappointed me.

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                5.0

                Works great

                By EddieClarkMedia

                from Boulder, CO

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                  Cons

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                      Comments about Hoya 77mm Ultraviolet UV Haze HD (High Density) Digital Filter:

                      Works great, and got it at a good price.

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                      5.0

                      I now have a couple of these

                      By DCMJensen

                      from Clinton, WA

                      About Me Hobbyist/Enthusiast

                      Verified Buyer

                      Pros

                      • Durable
                      • Easy To Use
                      • Lightweight
                      • Reliable

                      Cons

                        Best Uses

                        • Everyday use
                        • Home
                        • Landscape Photography

                        Comments about Hoya 77mm Ultraviolet UV Haze HD (High Density) Digital Filter:

                        Does just what I want.

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                        • No

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                        4.0

                        Good lens protection

                        By David U

                        from Mendham NJ

                        About Me Hobbyist/Enthusiast

                        Verified Buyer

                        Pros

                        • Durable
                        • Easy To Use

                        Cons

                          Best Uses

                          • Everyday use
                          • Home
                          • Landscape Photography
                          • Portraits
                          • Traveling

                          Comments about Hoya 77mm Ultraviolet UV Haze HD (High Density) Digital Filter:

                          Does not reduce the exposure.

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                          • No

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                          5.0

                          Great Quality

                          By Penna Girl

                          from Columbus, OH

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                          Pros

                          • Durable
                          • Reliable
                          • Sharp

                          Cons

                            Best Uses

                            • Landscape Photography

                            Comments about Hoya 77mm Ultraviolet UV Haze HD (High Density) Digital Filter:

                            I really like this filter. Purchased it for my favorite Canon 24-70 mm lens which I use daily. The quality is excellent.

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                            • No

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                            5.0

                            What I needed

                            By JEG

                            from Dublin Ohio

                            About Me Hobbyist/Enthusiast

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                            Pros

                            • Durable
                            • Easy To Use

                            Cons

                              Best Uses

                              • Proctects From Scratches

                              Comments about Hoya 77mm Ultraviolet UV Haze HD (High Density) Digital Filter:

                              I bought this filter to protect my 400 L series lens because I'm in brush a lot photographing deer. It fits well and does not seem to cause any distortion or flare.

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                              • No

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                              5.0

                              Great Filter

                              By Bobby B

                              from Knoxville TN

                              About Me Semi-Professional

                              Verified Buyer

                              Pros

                              • Durable
                              • Easy To Use
                              • Lightweight
                              • Reliable

                              Cons

                                Best Uses

                                • Everyday use
                                • Landscape Photography
                                • Portraits
                                • Studio
                                • Traveling

                                Comments about Hoya 77mm Ultraviolet UV Haze HD (High Density) Digital Filter:

                                Just want I need for my 24-105 L Series

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                                • No

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                                5.0

                                If you want a UV filter, this one's it

                                By gracie

                                from Fort Walton Beach, Florida

                                About Me Hobbyist/Enthusiast

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                                Pros

                                • Durable
                                • Easy To Use
                                • Lightweight
                                • Reliable

                                Cons

                                  Best Uses

                                  • Everyday use
                                  • Home
                                  • Landscape Photography
                                  • Macro Photography
                                  • Portraits
                                  • Traveling

                                  Comments about Hoya 77mm Ultraviolet UV Haze HD (High Density) Digital Filter:

                                  I've read and heard all the reasons to keep and not to keep a UV filter on your lenses. I've gone for the "not to", but have finally read enough good reviews by both users and pros about this Hoya lens so I finally got one for each of my lenses. I like it and as the subject line says, go Hoya or don't use a filter.

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                                  5.0

                                  Does just what I want

                                  By StatMan AK

                                  from Anchorage, AK

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                                  Pros

                                  • Lightweight
                                  • Reliable

                                  Cons

                                    Best Uses

                                    • Everyday use

                                    Comments about Hoya 77mm Ultraviolet UV Haze HD (High Density) Digital Filter:

                                    I use UV filters on my more expensive lenses as protetion for the front element, nothing more. I saw several negative reviews online complaining that these filters do not provide any benefit in haze. That is correct! They may be poorly named, being basically just clear glass. If you want added protection for an expensive lens, put a good quality UV filter (multicoated with high light transmission) on the front and leave it there, but do not expect any color correction.

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                                    5.0

                                    Fantastic UV filter

                                    By Tom Photo Eye

                                    from Chester Springs, PA

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                                    Verified Buyer

                                    Pros

                                    • Durable
                                    • Easy To Use
                                    • Reliable

                                    Cons

                                      Best Uses

                                      • Everyday use
                                      • Landscape Photography
                                      • Portraits
                                      • Studio

                                      Comments about Hoya 77mm Ultraviolet UV Haze HD (High Density) Digital Filter:

                                      I have been using this filter with my Nikkor 70-200mm f2.8 and the quality of my images are excellent! I would highly recommend this filter to my friends and colleagues

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                                      5.0

                                      Solid glass Filter

                                      By Alex

                                      from Bakersfield, Ca

                                      About Me Hobbyist/Enthusiast

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                                      Pros

                                      • Durable
                                      • Easy To Use
                                      • Lightweight
                                      • Reliable

                                      Cons

                                        Best Uses

                                        • Everyday use

                                        Comments about Hoya 77mm Ultraviolet UV Haze HD (High Density) Digital Filter:

                                        I mounted this filter on my Nikkor 28-300 lens. This filter is a nice density with great light penetration. Provided some great Bokeh shots at 300mm. This filter not only gives you the confidence your expensive lens is protected but also that it will not affect your compositions.

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                                        4.0

                                        good filter

                                        By HFB

                                        from santa rosa, ca

                                        About Me Professional

                                        Verified Buyer

                                        Pros

                                        • Durable

                                        Cons

                                          Best Uses

                                          • Everyday use
                                          • Portraits

                                          Comments about Hoya 77mm Ultraviolet UV Haze HD (High Density) Digital Filter:

                                          good filter. i don't really know if this is much different than the S-HMC . It said 8 layer but i'm not sure it's 8 on each side ( 16 total ) or they just mean 4 layer on each side. I'm confuse . The S-hmc have 12 layer

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                                          5.0

                                          It's so GOOOOOD

                                          By OMC Jeremy

                                          from Los Angeles, CA

                                          About Me Semi-Professional

                                          Verified Buyer

                                          Pros

                                          • Easy To Use

                                          Cons

                                            Best Uses

                                            • Studio

                                            Comments about Hoya 77mm Ultraviolet UV Haze HD (High Density) Digital Filter:

                                            It's very great!!!

                                            Better than you think.

                                            24-70mm is very good as it used to.

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                                            • Yes

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                                            5.0

                                            Love this filter

                                            By photki-bear

                                            from Montana-Russia

                                            About Me Semi-Professional

                                            Verified Buyer

                                            Pros

                                            • Durable

                                            Cons

                                              Best Uses

                                              • Everyday use

                                              Comments about Hoya 77mm Ultraviolet UV Haze HD (High Density) Digital Filter:

                                              The quality of this filter is excellent, the durability and construction are top notch! It's the best protection that I can put in front of my lens and easy to clean "to boot".

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                                              5.0

                                              Expensive lens deserves a quality filter

                                              By Ken

                                              from Bellingham, WA

                                              About Me Hobbyist/Enthusiast

                                              Verified Buyer

                                              Pros

                                              • Easy To Use
                                              • Reliable

                                              Cons

                                                Best Uses

                                                  Comments about Hoya 77mm Ultraviolet UV Haze HD (High Density) Digital Filter:

                                                  I had heard good things about HD filters and needed a good quality filter to protect my new Nikon 24-70 F2.8 lens. Luckily I have not had a chance to see if it is really scratch resistant, but I am pleased with the fact that it does not degrade the sharpness of my lens.

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                                                  5.0

                                                  kkl

                                                  By kkl

                                                  from Portland Oregon

                                                  About Me Semi-Professional

                                                  Verified Buyer

                                                  Pros

                                                  • Durable
                                                  • Easy To Use
                                                  • Lightweight
                                                  • Reliable

                                                  Cons

                                                    Best Uses

                                                    • Everyday use
                                                    • Landscape Photography
                                                    • Macro Photography
                                                    • Portraits
                                                    • Studio
                                                    • Traveling

                                                    Comments about Hoya 77mm Ultraviolet UV Haze HD (High Density) Digital Filter:

                                                    Nice quality filter and 8 layers of coating on each side makes it almost indestructible and easy to keep clean.

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                                                    5.0

                                                    High Quality

                                                    By Jarko

                                                    from Charlotte NC

                                                    About Me Hobbyist/Enthusiast

                                                    Verified Buyer

                                                    Pros

                                                    • Durable
                                                    • Lightweight
                                                    • Reliable

                                                    Cons

                                                      Best Uses

                                                      • Everyday use
                                                      • Home
                                                      • Landscape Photography
                                                      • Macro Photography
                                                      • Portraits
                                                      • Studio
                                                      • Traveling

                                                      Comments about Hoya 77mm Ultraviolet UV Haze HD (High Density) Digital Filter:

                                                      Solid, high quality, minimum light loss.

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                                                      • No

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