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Tiffen77mm Digital Neutral Density Filter Kit
 
4.6

(based on 73 reviews)

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    (50)

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    (18)

  • 3 Stars

     

    (3)

  • 2 Stars

     

    (0)

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    (2)

94%

of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

Pros

  • Easy to use (56)
  • Clear optics (41)
  • Strong construction (37)
  • Firm mount (32)
  • Improves picture quality (9)

Cons

No Cons

Best Uses

  • Image manipulation (35)
  • Shooting outdoors (11)
  • Color correction (9)
  • Lens protection (6)
  • Filter protection (4)
    • Reviewer Profile:
    • Photo enthusiast (25), Semi-pro photographer (18), Pro photographer (12), Casual photographer (3), Film professional (3)
    • Was this a gift?:
    • No (67)

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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4.0

Great BUT stacking...

By Kevin

from Richmond, BC Canada

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Verified Buyer

Pros

  • Clear Optics
  • Easy To Use

Cons

  • Loose Mount
  • Weak Construction

Best Uses

  • Video
  • Video - Filmmaking

Comments about Tiffen 77mm Digital Neutral Density Filter Kit:

used with d3200 kit lens, stacked all 3 with step up ring. no issues visually (no vignette, no quality loss)
but the screwing part seems a bit flimsy? this is my first set of filters, not sure if they're all like this. but when i stacked them, the filters didnt seem to fit 100% perfectly. BUT, still 4stars, doesnt affect use too much :)!

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5.0

Just right

By JLfromSF

from San Francisco, Ca

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Verified Buyer

Pros

  • Clear Optics
  • Easy To Use

Cons

    Best Uses

    • Image Manipulation

    Comments about Tiffen 77mm Digital Neutral Density Filter Kit:

    Quick and easy to use when out and about. However, be careful with the vignette when using more than one filter at the time (I use a 16-35mm). Other than that, there is no color shift that I could see.

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    5.0

    More than I expected

    By Canon Mike

    from Trabuco Canyon, CA

    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 77mm Digital Neutral Density Filter Kit:

      I use the filters about the same as most shooters -- dragging the shutter. The quality is great, they can stack, and they're reasonably priced. But the thing I was surprised at was that not only did they come with their own little pouch, but it had four packets instead of just the three. Sounds like a little thing, but I already had a 10-stopper and it was pretty awkward having to keep it in it's original box to protect it. I haul a lot to my shoots, so any spec saving is more than welcome.

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      5.0

      Well Made and Well Fitting

      By Metzen

      from McAllen, Texas

      About Me Photo Enthusiast

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      Pros

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

      Cons

      • None

      Best Uses

      • Image Manipulation
      • Lens Protection
      • Long Exposures

      Comments about Tiffen 77mm Digital Neutral Density Filter Kit:

      This set of neutral density filters came highly recommended to me by a friend of mine who is a professional, landscape photographer. He has used them for many shoots and has obtained fantastic results.

      On his advise, I recently purchased and received the filters. I immediately affixed a combination of the three filters to my Tokina 11-16 lens. The results of the pictures taken at a nearby waterfall were impressive. I have promised myself to read up diligently on shooting landscapes, long exposures and to apply my friend's advices seriously.

      With this set of filters, its' very functional carrying case and your imagination, you will be guaranteed to obtain beautiful results and pleasing images.

      As usual, the folks at B & H provided exemplary service and courtesy. In closing, I highly recommend the purchase of the set of filters.

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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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          5.0

          Filter set

          By Andrew

          from Spring Lake Park, MN

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          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.

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            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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            5.0

            Neutral Density Filter Kit

            By Whale

            from Lake Wales, FL

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            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

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            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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              3.0

              Good product, Variable version is better

              By Phil S

              from College Park, MD

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              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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                        5.0

                        EXCELLENT Filters for the Money

                        By Marco

                        from Calgary, Alberta, Canada

                        About Me Photo Enthusiast

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                        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.

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                          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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                            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

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                                  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

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                                      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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