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Tiffen72mm Graduated 0.6 ND Filter
 
4.5

(based on 27 reviews)

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    (15)

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    (10)

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    (2)

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100%

of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

Pros

  • Clear optics (19)
  • Easy to use (16)
  • Firm mount (12)
  • Strong construction (9)
  • Compact (3)

Cons

No Cons

Best Uses

  • Image manipulation (13)
  • Color correction (5)
  • Landscape/scenery (4)
  • Lens protection (3)
    • Reviewer Profile:
    • Photo enthusiast (14), Semi-pro photographer (4), Pro photographer (3)
    • Was this a gift?:
    • No (14)

Most Liked Positive Review

 

Decent Quality ND filter

I wasn't expecting the greatest ND filter because of the low cost of this item, but I was pleasantly surprised with this filter. It works great with photos taken at the beach, on...Read complete review

I wasn't expecting the greatest ND filter because of the low cost of this item, but I was pleasantly surprised with this filter. It works great with photos taken at the beach, on the waterfront, landscape, and in bright sunshine overall. I am glad I didn't pay over $100 for another brand!

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Most Liked Negative Review

 

good price

It is a good price for the glass graduated ND filter. just one thing you have to be care of making the line matched you horizion.

It is a good price for the glass graduated ND filter. just one thing you have to be care of making the line matched you horizion.

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5.0

Excellent Filter

By Kyle the photographer

from Walnut Creek, CA.

About Me Semi-pro Photographer

Verified Buyer

Pros

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

Cons

  • Difficult to remove

Best Uses

  • Landscape/Scenery
  • Travel
  • Wildlife Photos

Comments about Tiffen 72mm Graduated 0.6 ND Filter:

I use this product for all of my outdoor nature/landscape work and it is brilliant. It makes the post-production time much less, and it evens everything out perfectly. The only thing that I did not like (which is the case with most filters) is that once it's on the lens, that little guy is STAYING on there. Other than that, I love this product!

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5.0

Did exactly what I asked of it.

By Joe the Plumber

from Taipei, Taiwan

About Me Casual Photographer

Verified Buyer

Pros

    Cons

      Best Uses

        Comments about Tiffen 72mm Graduated 0.6 ND Filter:

        I bought this GND in preparation for a trip to the Canadian wilderness. It worked exactly as expected and made the blue skies really pop. A purchase I do not regret at all.

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        • No

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        5.0

        Example Virtual Trade

        By Rodrigo Becker

        from Miami, FL

        About Me Pro Photographer

        Verified Buyer

        Pros

        • Compact
        • Durable
        • Great Picture Quality
        • Lightweight

        Cons

          Best Uses

          • Landscape/Scenery
          • Travel

          Comments about Tiffen 72mm Graduated 0.6 ND Filter:

          Without doubt, the lelhor store photographic products in the world. Excellent site, availability of exemplary products, reliable and fast delivery for sale. Thank you!

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          • No

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          5.0

          Good filter for video

          By Scott

          from South Dakota

          About Me Pro Photographer

          Verified Buyer

          Pros

          • Compact
          • Durable
          • Easy to Use

          Cons

            Best Uses

              Comments about Tiffen 72mm Graduated 0.6 ND Filter:

              Using this on a video camera where I need to balance the sky and ground. This does a great job, the image quality is very good. It has a fairly thin profile that still allows it to fit under my lens hood. Good quality construction.

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              5.0

              Exactly what I need.

              By CarolE

              from Knoxville, TN

              Verified Buyer

              Pros

              • Easy to Use
              • Lightweight

              Cons

                Best Uses

                • Landscape/Scenery

                Comments about Tiffen 72mm Graduated 0.6 ND Filter:

                This filter has improved my landscape images tremendously ... I only wish I'd purchased it sooner!

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                • No

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                5.0

                nice filter

                By dale24244

                from Duffield, VA

                About Me Photo Enthusiast

                Verified Buyer

                Pros

                • Great Picture Quality

                Cons

                  Best Uses

                  • Landscape/Scenery

                  Comments about Tiffen 72mm Graduated 0.6 ND Filter:

                  bought this for landscape photos. Love it.

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                  • No

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                  5.0

                  Perfect. Delivered on time

                  By Bob

                  from Eustis florida

                  Comments about Tiffen 72mm Graduated 0.6 ND Filter:

                  Excellent company to work with

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                  4.0

                  Works Well

                  By Ken

                  from Ohio

                  About Me Photo Enthusiast

                  Verified Buyer

                  Pros

                  • Clear Optics
                  • Easy To Use

                  Cons

                  • Use Care When Threading

                  Best Uses

                  • Image Manipulation

                  Comments about Tiffen 72mm Graduated 0.6 ND Filter:

                  Works as expected. Density gradation is even and consistent. Not heavily constructed but should work well if used with care.

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                  • No

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                  3.0

                  good on some situations

                  By grinsoto

                  from Hood river, Wa

                  About Me Semi-pro Photographer

                  Verified Buyer

                  Pros

                  • Clear Optics

                  Cons

                  • Inconsistent Effect

                  Best Uses

                  • Image Manipulation

                  Comments about Tiffen 72mm Graduated 0.6 ND Filter:

                  It's a nice filter for the lens, the only problem is the graduation is so strong that you can notice on the scenarios you barely need it.

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                  4.0

                  Very happy with is filter

                  By Sarah

                  from Bend, OR

                  About Me Photo Enthusiast

                  Verified Buyer

                  Pros

                  • Clear Optics
                  • Easy To Use
                  • Firm Mount

                  Cons

                    Best Uses

                      Comments about Tiffen 72mm Graduated 0.6 ND Filter:

                      Only have used it a couple of times so far, but have been very happy with the results. It toned down the over bright sky, and brought shadows out. Considering that it was less expensive than other filters I looked at, it is a good value for your money.

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                      5.0

                      Great !

                      By Francois604

                      from canada

                      About Me Semi-pro Photographer

                      Verified Buyer

                      Pros

                      • Clear Optics
                      • Easy To Use
                      • Firm Mount
                      • Strong Construction

                      Cons

                        Best Uses

                        • Image Manipulation

                        Comments about Tiffen 72mm Graduated 0.6 ND Filter:

                        Very good quality,price.I never been disappointed by the tiffen Product.
                        This definitely a filter to have.Tried it in hight altitude too.you'll see the differance.no more deception !

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                        • No

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                        5.0

                        Half-glassed.

                        By Ansel Disfarmer

                        from New Paltz, NY

                        About Me Casual Photographer

                        Verified Buyer

                        Pros

                        • Clear Optics
                        • Easy To Use
                        • Firm Mount
                        • Strong Construction

                        Cons

                          Best Uses

                            Comments about Tiffen 72mm Graduated 0.6 ND Filter:

                            Using this on a 180mm linhoff 617 S III camera lens. The filter is used to darken gray skies, which contrast filters cannot do. This Tiffen filter is GLASS, made in the U.S.A. and comes with a little filter how-to booklet free, like a prize in a Cracker box. The competition, some excellent manufacturers included, made this filter only in plastic. So, I went for US glass.

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                            • No

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                            4.0

                            Does what it is supposed to!

                            By KC

                            from NC

                            About Me Photo Enthusiast

                            Verified Buyer

                            Pros

                            • Clear Optics
                            • Firm Mount

                            Cons

                            • Vignetting

                            Best Uses

                            • Image Manipulation

                            Comments about Tiffen 72mm Graduated 0.6 ND Filter:

                            I used the filter for the first time last week and was very satisfied with the performance. A great filter at a great price. I used this on a Nikon 18mm-200mm lens and I got a fair amount of vignetting in the corners at 18mm.

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                            4.0

                            Capturing more that the lens can see

                            By rhussjr

                            from Gastonia, NC

                            About Me Semi-pro Photographer

                            Verified Buyer

                            Pros

                            • Clear Optics
                            • Easy To Use

                            Cons

                              Best Uses

                              • Image Manipulation

                              Comments about Tiffen 72mm Graduated 0.6 ND Filter:

                              Lets me hold the shutter open longer to get the dark areas of my subject into the image, especially when the sun is rising or setting and not being over exposed.

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                              • No

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                              4.0

                              Hang the wash out to dry.

                              By Cantshootenough

                              from Spooner, WI

                              About Me Photo Enthusiast

                              Verified Buyer

                              Pros

                              • Clear Optics
                              • Easy To Use

                              Cons

                                Best Uses

                                • Color Correction
                                • Image Manipulation

                                Comments about Tiffen 72mm Graduated 0.6 ND Filter:

                                Good for achieving balance in midday shots

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                                • No

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                                5.0

                                Magic Glass

                                By Dopetastic-Pix

                                from Danville, CA

                                About Me Photo Enthusiast

                                Verified Buyer

                                Pros

                                • Adjustable
                                • Clear Optics
                                • Good quality
                                • Rotatable

                                Cons

                                • A Little Pricy

                                Best Uses

                                • Image Manipulation

                                Comments about Tiffen 72mm Graduated 0.6 ND Filter:

                                This has got to be the most amazing filter I have ever used. It does wonders for landscape photography. The best use is during days with partly cloudy skys. It makes the blues blue and the clouds just pop! I used it during a recent hike and when I got home to play with my shots in Lightroom 3, the results were like composing and HDR photo. I found the best settings in the evaluate exposure setting is a -1 exposure setting. Then when you get it in LR3, max out recovery, pump up the fill light, smooth out with the blacks and tweek clarity and vibrance to taste. You'll be amazed at the results! This has got to be in your camera bag or if not, on your wish list.

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                                • No

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                                5.0

                                Good product

                                By AuntB

                                from Thomson, GA

                                About Me Photo Enthusiast

                                Verified Buyer

                                Pros

                                • Easy To Use
                                • Firm Mount

                                Cons

                                  Best Uses

                                  • Landscapes with sky

                                  Comments about Tiffen 72mm Graduated 0.6 ND Filter:

                                  I will use this filter in landscape photos. I trust the Tiffen brand; it's a good product. Attaches to my lens easily.

                                  • Was this a gift?:
                                  • Yes

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                                  5.0

                                  Seems OK to me

                                  By Camera Lady

                                  from Maywood, California

                                  About Me Photo Enthusiast

                                  Verified Buyer

                                  Pros

                                  • Clear Optics
                                  • Easy To Use
                                  • Firm Mount
                                  • Strong Construction

                                  Cons

                                    Best Uses

                                    • Color Correction

                                    Comments about Tiffen 72mm Graduated 0.6 ND Filter:

                                    This is the first ND filter (Tiffen 72mm Color-Grad Neutral Density) I've had. I used it for twighlight shots at a marina to even tones between the sky and water. It worked for me. The workshop instructor (a commercial photographer) asked the other participants to see the effect in my camera LCD screen. For the people that didn't have a ND filter, he advised them to get one. And I liked the results of the filter when viewing the images on my computer screen.

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                                    3.0

                                    good price

                                    By simon

                                    from seattle, WA

                                    About Me Photo Enthusiast

                                    Verified Buyer

                                    Pros

                                    • Clear Optics

                                    Cons

                                      Best Uses

                                        Comments about Tiffen 72mm Graduated 0.6 ND Filter:

                                        It is a good price for the glass graduated ND filter. just one thing you have to be care of making the line matched you horizion.

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                                        5.0

                                        This is the best filter I am satisfied..

                                        By dstow

                                        from Bayside New York

                                        About Me Photo Enthusiast

                                        Verified Buyer

                                        Pros

                                        • Clear Optics
                                        • Easy To Use
                                        • Firm Mount
                                        • Strong Construction

                                        Cons

                                          Best Uses

                                          • Filter Protection
                                          • Image Manipulation
                                          • Lens Protection

                                          Comments about Tiffen 72mm Graduated 0.6 ND Filter:

                                          For scenics to bring the sky into exposure balance with foreground.
                                          Easy to put on and take off.
                                          It is a fine product..easy to work with in the field.
                                          Thank you.

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