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Tiffen77mm Digital Neutral Density Filter Kit
 
4.5

(based on 68 reviews)

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94%

of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

Pros

  • Easy to use (51)
  • Clear optics (36)
  • Strong construction (35)
  • Firm mount (30)
  • Improves picture quality (9)

Cons

    Best Uses

    • Image manipulation (31)
    • Shooting outdoors (11)
    • Color correction (9)
    • Lens protection (5)
    • Filter protection (4)
      • Reviewer Profile:
      • Photo enthusiast (22), Semi-pro photographer (17), Pro photographer (12), Film professional (3), Photography student (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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    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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        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

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              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

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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

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                        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

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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

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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

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                                    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

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                                      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

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                                        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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                                          5.0

                                          Good starter kit

                                          By FLYNNAGAIN

                                          from San Francisco, CA

                                          About Me Semi-pro Photographer

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                                          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

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                                            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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                                              5.0

                                              Best Solution

                                              By TDTrey.

                                              from Orange County, CA

                                              About Me Pro Photographer

                                              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:

                                                If you are a DSLR shooter and don't feel good about a variable ND filter - these are your best solution. I like the fact that these come in their own case and have room for a cleaning cloth.

                                                Great price for a great product.

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