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Fader Filters77mm Mark II Variable Neutral Density Filter
 
4.8

(based on 8 reviews)

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  • Easy to use (5)
  • Clear optics (3)
  • Firm mount (3)

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      4.0

      The Fades the Way

      By Drew Renaud

      from San Diego, CA

      About Me Pro Photographer

      Verified Buyer

      Pros

      • Good Video Quality
      • Great Picture Quality

      Cons

      • Can Vignette
      • Vignettes

      Best Uses

      • Video

      Comments about Fader Filters 77mm Mark II Variable Neutral Density Filter:

      I use this mostly for video. I like to keep my aperture at a 5.6 and my shutter at a 60 and this is during the day. I don't have to carry a bunch of different NDs around. It's great for run and gun situations such as documentary filmmaking because you can adjust right then and there and be set. I think a fader is a must especially if you want to keep a consistent look and more probability of capturing the unexpected shot. It's frustrating when your missing good action because you were putting on or taking off a filter just to get a proper exposure and your settings set.

      The only problem I've had is when I close down/fade down too much it will begin to vignette. But that can be fixed by opening up just a bit.

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      5.0

      MUST HAVE!!!

      By Phoenix Digital

      from Jensen Beach, FL

      About Me Pro Photographer

      Verified Buyer

      Pros

      • Clear Optics
      • Easy To Use
      • Firm Mount

      Cons

        Best Uses

        • Filter Protection
        • Lens Protection

        Comments about Fader Filters 77mm Mark II Variable Neutral Density Filter:

        This is the 2nd Fader I've purchased of this brand. The first one still works perfect, but I used multiple cameras outdoors for weddings and films, and needed a second fader. The 8stops they provide, allow me to shoot at 160 ISO with Fstop of 1.4 in Bright Sunlight!!!!

        I'm A DSLR filmmaker and I couldn't shoot any quality films outdoors without these faders.

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        5.0

        Works for me

        By Mr. Keter

        from Piedras Negras, Mexico

        About Me Semi-pro Photographer

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              Comments about Fader Filters 77mm Mark II Variable Neutral Density Filter:

              Works well with the Canon 50mm and 85mm Lenses. It will never work at 100% on a 24mm, or a 11-16mm, but it stills works great for what this was expected. i bought this bigger so i use different step up rings to save money.

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              4.0

              MARK II VARIABLE ND FILTER

              By filmerguy

              from Los Angeles

              Verified Buyer

              Pros

              • Easy To Use
              • Firm Mount
              • Strong Construction

              Cons

                Best Uses

                  Comments about Fader Filters 77mm Mark II Variable Neutral Density Filter:

                  I recieved the filter in the post about a week ago, so far it has been great.
                  There is a color shift when using the filter but a little color correction will sort it out if you have the time. Also, it seems like the image is a little less sharp but with the price difference in the nicer variable ND filters it is suitable for the job.

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                  5.0

                  Mark 2 filters

                  By Video guy

                  from North Hollywood CA

                  About Me Pro Photographer

                  Verified Buyer

                  Pros

                  • Clear Optics
                  • Easy To Use

                  Cons

                    Best Uses

                    • UV Protection

                    Comments about Fader Filters 77mm Mark II Variable Neutral Density Filter:

                    I use it for video. Its great at cutting down light. Whats not great about it is you cant get a lens cap on it. Other then that its great!

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                    5.0

                    Highly recomendable

                    By abraxas

                    from peru

                    About Me Pro Photographer

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                          Comments about Fader Filters 77mm Mark II Variable Neutral Density Filter:

                          great for several efects

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                          5.0

                          Great Fader

                          By Laerscip

                          from Bensalem, PA

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                          Pros

                          • Compact Design
                          • Easy To Use
                          • Improves Picture Quality

                          Cons

                            Best Uses

                              Comments about Fader Filters 77mm Mark II Variable Neutral Density Filter:

                              Mark II Fader works great and is easy to use

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                              5.0

                              Perfect

                              By Seth

                              from Boston, MA

                              About Me Semi-pro Photographer

                              Verified Buyer

                              Pros

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

                              Cons

                                Best Uses

                                • Image Manipulation

                                Comments about Fader Filters 77mm Mark II Variable Neutral Density Filter:

                                I bought this filter for use on some of my canon lenses. This filter is so well built. The glass is beautiful and allows you to still get great images when it is stopped down. Great for video. Not quite as necessary for photography.

                                Something to remember is that the filter fits a 77mm lens but it is actually larger than 77mm. Once this is on you can no longer put the lens cap on it. It is also difficult to use with the Canon lens hoods.

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