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Tiffen77mm Digital Neutral Density Filter Kit
 
4.6

(based on 69 reviews)

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    (17)

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    (3)

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94%

of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

Pros

  • Easy to use (52)
  • Clear optics (37)
  • Strong construction (35)
  • Firm mount (30)
  • Improves picture quality (9)

Cons

    Best Uses

    • Image manipulation (32)
    • Shooting outdoors (11)
    • Color correction (9)
    • Lens protection (5)
    • Filter protection (4)
      • Reviewer Profile:
      • Photo enthusiast (22), Semi-pro photographer (17), Pro photographer (12), Casual photographer (3), Film professional (3)
      • Was this a gift?:
      • No (63)

    Most Liked Positive Review

     

    Excellent quality

    Bought this set and was so impressed when I took my first photo. What I love is being able to gang together several filters as all are threaded. It brought me to a whole...Read complete review

    Bought this set and was so impressed when I took my first photo. What I love is being able to gang together several filters as all are threaded. It brought me to a whole new level of photography and I have made some very successful photos with them. Very happy.

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    Most Liked Negative Review

     

    ND Filter Test

    I bought these filters to be able to use very slow shutter speeds while photographing ocean scenes. I spent a day at Botany Bay in the ACE Basin on Edisto Island, SC photographing the...Read complete review

    I bought these filters to be able to use very slow shutter speeds while photographing ocean scenes. I spent a day at Botany Bay in the ACE Basin on Edisto Island, SC photographing the trees on the beach. The light was very bright and so I used the 1.2 filter to render the waves more "creamy." Unfortunately, when I later put the images in Lightroom I discovered they all had a distinct yellow-blue caste, which could not be corrected. Therefore, I did another test, and the photos attached show a scene with no filter on the camera and one with the 1.2 Tiffen ND filter. The color caste has shifted noticeably and cannot be corrected. Given these results I feel these filters are not at all useful and would not recommend purchasing them. (The attached photos were taken with a Nikon D800 on a Manfrotto tripod, 24-70 mm Nikon lens at 70 mm, ISO 200 in Aperture priority (f/8).)

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    5.0

    Neutral Density Filter Kit

    By Grumpy

    from Long Island , New York

    About Me Casual Photographer

    Verified Buyer

    Pros

    • Clear Optics
    • Easy To Use

    Cons

      Best Uses

      • Image Manipulation
      • Slower shutter speed

      Comments about Tiffen 77mm Digital Neutral Density Filter Kit:

      Great quality
      Good when you want to use a slower shutter speed

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      • Yes

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      1.0

      ND Filter Test

      By Jack

      from Kiawah Island, SC

      About Me Photo Enthusiast

      Verified Reviewer

      Pros

      • Firm Mount

      Cons

        Best Uses

        • Image Manipulation

        Comments about Tiffen 77mm Digital Neutral Density Filter Kit:

        I bought these filters to be able to use very slow shutter speeds while photographing ocean scenes. I spent a day at Botany Bay in the ACE Basin on Edisto Island, SC photographing the trees on the beach. The light was very bright and so I used the 1.2 filter to render the waves more "creamy." Unfortunately, when I later put the images in Lightroom I discovered they all had a distinct yellow-blue caste, which could not be corrected. Therefore, I did another test, and the photos attached show a scene with no filter on the camera and one with the 1.2 Tiffen ND filter. The color caste has shifted noticeably and cannot be corrected. Given these results I feel these filters are not at all useful and would not recommend purchasing them. (The attached photos were taken with a Nikon D800 on a Manfrotto tripod, 24-70 mm Nikon lens at 70 mm, ISO 200 in Aperture priority (f/8).)

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        • No

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        5.0

        Filter set

        By Andrew

        from Spring Lake Park, MN

        About Me Photo Enthusiast

        Verified Buyer

        Pros

        • Easy To Use
        • Firm Mount
        • Strong Construction

        Cons

          Best Uses

          • Image Manipulation

          Comments about Tiffen 77mm Digital Neutral Density Filter Kit:

          Great set of filters, provides a nice variety of densities, as well as the obvious ability to stack them to darken your exposures even more. The pouch they come with also has one empty spot, which is nice if you plan to expand the set (which I did).

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          5.0

          Must have for landscape/nature photo

          By Pentaxian85

          from Aiken, SC.

          About Me Photo Enthusiast

          Verified Buyer

          Pros

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

          Cons

          • Vignetting

          Best Uses

          • Image Manipulation
          • Long Exposure

          Comments about Tiffen 77mm Digital Neutral Density Filter Kit:

          Finally able to get that 'flowing' water in waterfalls, oceans and so glad I did. Vignetting when stacked at 16-20mm crop sensor-that is to be expected. No problems with threads as I have had with B&W high end circular polarizer. Construction seems solid of course adding filters is going to effect image quality though seems to be a minimum.

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          • No

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          5.0

          Neutral Density Filter Kit

          By Whale

          from Lake Wales, FL

          About Me Photo Enthusiast

          Verified Buyer

          Pros

          • Easy To Use

          Cons

          • None Worked Fine

          Best Uses

          • Filter Protection
          • UV Protection

          Comments about Tiffen 77mm Digital Neutral Density Filter Kit:

          I am taking a photo class on the Big Island of Hawaii and was told we would need the filters for the various scenes. This kit worked perfect for my needs.

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          • No

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          4.0

          works as stated

          By Wandering Woman

          from Ankeny, IA

          About Me Photo Enthusiast

          Verified Buyer

          Pros

          • Easy To Use

          Cons

            Best Uses

            • Image Manipulation

            Comments about Tiffen 77mm Digital Neutral Density Filter Kit:

            I have only had the opportunity to use the filters once and they worked great. I had no problems with threading them on or stacking them. So far, so good

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            • No

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            3.0

            Good product, Variable version is better

            By Phil S

            from College Park, MD

            About Me Photo Enthusiast

            Verified Buyer

            Pros

            • Clear Optics
            • Strong Construction

            Cons

              Best Uses

                Comments about Tiffen 77mm Digital Neutral Density Filter Kit:

                The kit was absolutely fine usage wise, but it just isn't as efficient as the variable ND filter. I ended up returning this kit to buy the Variable version, and it's a lot easier to carry around and use.

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                5.0

                Welcome addition to ND filter kit

                By JP

                from PA

                About Me Semi-pro Photographer

                Verified Buyer

                Pros

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

                Cons

                  Best Uses

                  • Decrease Shutter speed
                  • Image Manipulation

                  Comments about Tiffen 77mm Digital Neutral Density Filter Kit:

                  These are used mainly to supplement a Lee Big Stopper which is sometimes too strong. Used to blur water most of the time. I like the fact that these can be used on nearly every lens I own. Sometimes a step-down ring is needed.

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                  5.0

                  Tiffin

                  By Teresa

                  from Lawson

                  Comments about Tiffen 77mm Digital Neutral Density Filter Kit:

                  Excellent

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                  5.0

                  beat the sun and get the shot

                  By Milton

                  from Dallas, Texas

                  About Me Photo Enthusiast

                  Verified Buyer

                  Pros

                  • Clear Optics
                  • Easy To Use

                  Cons

                    Best Uses

                      Comments about Tiffen 77mm Digital Neutral Density Filter Kit:

                      great for times when the sun is high and your not done

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                      • No

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                      5.0

                      EXCELLENT Filters for the Money

                      By Marco

                      from Calgary, Alberta, Canada

                      About Me Photo Enthusiast

                      Verified Buyer

                      Pros

                      • Clear Optics
                      • Great Value
                      • Inexpensive
                      • Strong Construction
                      • Versatile

                      Cons

                      • None

                      Best Uses

                        Comments about Tiffen 77mm Digital Neutral Density Filter Kit:

                        These are excellent filters for anyone!I was originally considering getting a Variable neutral density for nearly the same cost, but the "X" effect and the fact they they are subject to considerably more color cast than fixed ND's made me stay away. You can block out 2,3,4,5,6,7,and 9 stops of light just by stacking these filters, and if you're using a step up ring from a smaller lens, say 62mm, you experience little to no vingetting from the filters since they are 77mm.These filters came with perfect threads, no scratches and a case! Excellent value for the money and a wonderful product that will continue serving me well for years to come.

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                        5.0

                        Exactely as ordered

                        By wilder

                        from Concord Ca.

                        About Me Photo Enthusiast

                        Verified Buyer

                        Pros

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

                        Cons

                          Best Uses

                          • Color Correction
                          • Image Manipulation

                          Comments about Tiffen 77mm Digital Neutral Density Filter Kit:

                          Was recomended by someone i trust and the filters work fine.

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                          • No

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                          5.0

                          Filters work great

                          By Daytripper

                          from Laguna Woods, CA

                          About Me Photography Student

                          Verified Buyer

                          Pros

                          • Easy To Use

                          Cons

                            Best Uses

                              Comments about Tiffen 77mm Digital Neutral Density Filter Kit:

                              Obviously, I use these filters to reduce the amount of light entering the camera in order to be more creative with the selective combination of aperture and shutter speed. To that end, they perform magnificently.

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                              5.0

                              Works as advertised

                              By Daytripper

                              from Laguna Woods, CA

                              About Me Photography Student

                              Verified Buyer

                              Pros

                                Cons

                                  Best Uses

                                    Comments about Tiffen 77mm Digital Neutral Density Filter Kit:

                                    These filters enable me to shoot at very slow shutter speeds in bright sunlight which makes it possible to turn flowing water into cotton candy or create ghosting images other than at night. In other words, it adds an extra element of fun.

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                                    4.0

                                    One more bit of tech

                                    By Dwayne

                                    from Denver, CO

                                    About Me Photo Enthusiast

                                    Verified Buyer

                                    Pros

                                    • Clear Optics
                                    • Easy To Use
                                    • Firm Mount

                                    Cons

                                      Best Uses

                                      • Image Manipulation

                                      Comments about Tiffen 77mm Digital Neutral Density Filter Kit:

                                      Want to try out longer exposures while photographing sand hill cranes at Kearney, NE this weekend. Will play with the water smoothing effect on the Platte to reduce distraction of flowing water.

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                                      5.0

                                      Perfectly singly or stacked

                                      By AcierX

                                      from Mechanicsburg, PA

                                      About Me Semi-pro Photographer

                                      Verified Buyer

                                      Pros

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

                                      Cons

                                        Best Uses

                                        • Extended Exposures
                                        • Image Manipulation

                                        Comments about Tiffen 77mm Digital Neutral Density Filter Kit:

                                        I love how easy these are to use and how well made the glass is. I was worried about vignetting when stacking from some of the reviews but as I'm using a 77mm I don't notice it at all. Great alone or stacked all three.

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                                        5.0

                                        Stackable Filters

                                        By Shepherdstown

                                        from Shepherdstown WV

                                        About Me Photo Enthusiast

                                        Verified Buyer

                                        Pros

                                        • Clear Optics
                                        • Easy To Use
                                        • Strong Construction

                                        Cons

                                          Best Uses

                                          • Image Manipulation

                                          Comments about Tiffen 77mm Digital Neutral Density Filter Kit:

                                          Filters are very well built and stack with no apparent problems. Allow me to get that silky effect for running water. I like to ability to add filters as necessary for different conditions. Nice case to store the filters.

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                                          1.0

                                          Will not recommend to a friend

                                          By Jim

                                          from New Jersey

                                          About Me Photo Enthusiast

                                          Verified Buyer

                                          Pros

                                          • It Sucks

                                          Cons

                                          • Inconsistent Effect
                                          • Weak Construction

                                          Best Uses

                                            Comments about Tiffen 77mm Digital Neutral Density Filter Kit:

                                            Filter lasted 2 outings before color shift became too much and could not correct for it, despite what Tiffen recommends.

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                                            • No

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                                            5.0

                                            Good starter kit

                                            By FLYNNAGAIN

                                            from San Francisco, CA

                                            About Me Semi-pro Photographer

                                            Verified Buyer

                                            Pros

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

                                            Cons

                                              Best Uses

                                              • Filter Protection
                                              • Lens Protection
                                              • UV Protection

                                              Comments about Tiffen 77mm Digital Neutral Density Filter Kit:

                                              These quality filters get the job done. Good stops for a started kit.
                                              I recently just found out about the Tiffen graduated filter. Wish someone had told me about that little guy before I bought all three of these.

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                                              5.0

                                              Affordable ND

                                              By Dan

                                              from Philadelphia, PA

                                              About Me Pro Photographer

                                              Verified Buyer

                                              Pros

                                              • Clear Optics
                                              • Easy To Use
                                              • Strong Construction

                                              Cons

                                                Best Uses

                                                • Image Manipulation

                                                Comments about Tiffen 77mm Digital Neutral Density Filter Kit:

                                                I needed an ND set for use with my Nikon lenses while shooting video. This convenient set from Tiffen did the job. Come in a handy pouch that I keep inside my larger bag so they're organized, easy to find, and protected. They go on and off the lenses quite a bit, depending upon exactly how I want to do the shot. Worth the money, which isn't too expensive.

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