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Sensei58-77mm Step-Up Ring
 
4.8

(based on 48 reviews)

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    (42)

  • 4 Stars

     

    (5)

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98%

of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

Pros

  • Easy to use (34)
  • Lightweight (18)
  • Compact (17)
  • Durable (14)

Cons

    Best Uses

    • Landscape/scenery (15)
    • Travel (8)
    • Shooting outdoors (6)
    • Video (6)
    • Wildlife photos (5)
      • Reviewer Profile:
      • Photo enthusiast (11), Pro photographer (9), Semi-pro photographer (9), Tech savvy (3)
      • Was this a gift?:
      • No (42)

    Most Liked Positive Review

     

    Cheap price, great quality

    I follow the famous Dave Dugdale from Learning DSLR Video on Youtube and pretty much trust his opinion enough to purchase alot of the gear he recommends. He reviewed some step-up rings (a cheaper...Read complete review

    I follow the famous Dave Dugdale from Learning DSLR Video on Youtube and pretty much trust his opinion enough to purchase alot of the gear he recommends. He reviewed some step-up rings (a cheaper one, and a more expensive one) and commented that the cheaper one made a "grinding" type sound when he used it and that his ND filter got stuck to it, requiring some table tapping to separate the two. Knowing Dave is the Man, I was faced with a moral dilemma. I was second guessing the cheaper rings. In the end I thought, what the hey, let's give them a shot. Worst case, they aren't what I expected and I haven't lost much $$$ - I can just order another set of the more expensive rings the next time I purchase from BHPV.

    Turns out, these little step-up rings are pretty darn good. I purchased 2 of them to use with my 77mm Tiffen variable ND (which is awesome, by the way) and they have performed flawlessly. No binding at all, and they go on / come off very easily. The trick here, in my opinion, is not over-tightening the ring to the lens, and the filter to the ring. Just tighten it enough so that you can adjust the ND filter without the base moving.

    I say you go for the cheaper rings - while I haven't tried the more expensive ones, these Sensei rings are great.

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    Most Liked Negative Review

     

    For [@]bucks, what more could you ask for

    The ring got stuck on my ND filter, and the staff at B&H could not even remove it. I guess I screwed it on a bit too tight. My advice, if...Read complete review

    The ring got stuck on my ND filter, and the staff at B&H could not even remove it. I guess I screwed it on a bit too tight. My advice, if you buy this, is to leave some slack when screwing it on, and just be careful when using the filter.

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    5.0

    Nice practical piece of gear

    By Simon

    from Bogota, Colombia

    About Me Pro Photographer

    Verified Buyer

    Pros

    • Durable
    • Easy to Use
    • Lightweight

    Cons

      Best Uses

      • Landscape/Scenery
      • Sports/Action
      • Travel
      • Video

      Comments about Sensei 58-77mm Step-Up Ring:

      Nice little piece of gear that allows me to use the same ND and polarizer filters on different lenses. Practical and lightweight. Just what I needed for versatility.

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      • No

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      5.0

      Value

      By Sky looker

      from Pacific Northwest

      About Me Photo Enthusiast

      Verified Buyer

      Pros

      • Lightweight

      Cons

        Best Uses

        • Landscape/Scenery

        Comments about Sensei 58-77mm Step-Up Ring:

        Works great!

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        • No

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        5.0

        Fits great

        By Pat

        from Media, Pa

        About Me Casual Photographer

        Verified Buyer

        Pros

        • Durable
        • Easy to Use

        Cons

          Best Uses

          • Landscape/Scenery
          • Travel
          • Video

          Comments about Sensei 58-77mm Step-Up Ring:

          Fit my 77mm filter to my 58mm lens perfectly. Sturdy with no issues.

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          5.0

          Works!

          By AT Hikder

          from Planet Earth

          About Me Photo Enthusiast

          Verified Buyer

          Pros

            Cons

              Best Uses

              • Landscape/Scenery

              Comments about Sensei 58-77mm Step-Up Ring:

              Good value. Works as it should. Saves from having to purchase smaller ND filters. Be careful threading it on lens so you don't cross-thread.

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              4.0

              It Works

              By MJC

              from Chicago, IL

              About Me Pro Photographer

              Verified Buyer

              Pros

              • Lightweight

              Cons

                Best Uses

                  Comments about Sensei 58-77mm Step-Up Ring:

                  It does exactly what I need it to do. I kind of wish I would have gone for the "pro" version with the grip-able edge, but I saved a lot of money with this version.

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                  5.0

                  Versatility incarnate!

                  By Tony Zap

                  from New York, NY

                  About Me Semi-pro Photographer

                  Verified Buyer

                  Pros

                  • Compact
                  • Durable
                  • Easy to Use
                  • Lightweight

                  Cons

                    Best Uses

                      Comments about Sensei 58-77mm Step-Up Ring:

                      Instead of buying different fader filters, I can just use my largest one on all of them!

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                      • No

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                      5.0

                      Great Value

                      By Norm12

                      from Nebraska

                      About Me Photo Enthusiast

                      Verified Buyer

                      Pros

                      • Durable
                      • Easy to Use

                      Cons

                        Best Uses

                        • Landscape/Scenery

                        Comments about Sensei 58-77mm Step-Up Ring:

                        It does what it is suppose to for a lesser cost than others like it.

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                        • No

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                        5.0

                        Does the job!

                        By dbuddphoto

                        from Denver, CO

                        About Me Pro Photographer

                        Verified Buyer

                        Pros

                        • Compact
                        • Easy to Use
                        • Lightweight

                        Cons

                          Best Uses

                          • Landscape/Scenery
                          • Travel

                          Comments about Sensei 58-77mm Step-Up Ring:

                          Picked this up to use my 77 Polarizer on my Fuji X-E2. Definitely lighter weight threads, so you just have to be careful.

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                          • No

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                          5.0

                          Good and cheap

                          By Piotr

                          from NY

                          About Me Photo Enthusiast

                          Verified Buyer

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                            Cons

                              Best Uses

                                Comments about Sensei 58-77mm Step-Up Ring:

                                It works and is cheap.

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                                • No

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                                5.0

                                Step Up Ring

                                By VT

                                from VA

                                About Me Photography Student

                                Verified Buyer

                                Pros

                                • Compact
                                • Durable
                                • Easy to Use
                                • Lightweight

                                Cons

                                  Best Uses

                                    Comments about Sensei 58-77mm Step-Up Ring:

                                    Exactly as expected. Seems durable.

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                                    • No

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                                    5.0

                                    Works great

                                    By Sushi

                                    from Fort Lauderdale

                                    About Me Pro Photographer

                                    Verified Buyer

                                    Pros

                                    • Compact
                                    • Durable
                                    • Easy to Use
                                    • Lightweight

                                    Cons

                                      Best Uses

                                        Comments about Sensei 58-77mm Step-Up Ring:

                                        This inexpensive tool allows you to use a 77mm circular filter on a 58mm lens. Good build, threads easily, and saves you lots of money in the long run.

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                                        • No

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                                        2.0

                                        For [@]bucks, what more could you ask for

                                        By Phil S

                                        from College Park, MD

                                        About Me Photo Enthusiast

                                        Verified Buyer

                                        Pros

                                        • Compact
                                        • Easy to Use

                                        Cons

                                        • Flimsy Construction

                                        Best Uses

                                          Comments about Sensei 58-77mm Step-Up Ring:

                                          The ring got stuck on my ND filter, and the staff at B&H could not even remove it. I guess I screwed it on a bit too tight. My advice, if you buy this, is to leave some slack when screwing it on, and just be careful when using the filter.

                                          • Was this a gift?:
                                          • No

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                                          5.0

                                          Works great

                                          By Jake

                                          from Hawaii

                                          Verified Buyer

                                          Comments about Sensei 58-77mm Step-Up Ring:

                                          It works and is cheap.

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                                          5.0

                                          Well made

                                          By Barry

                                          from South Florida

                                          About Me Pro Photographer

                                          Verified Buyer

                                          Pros

                                          • Compact
                                          • Durable
                                          • Easy to Use
                                          • Good Audio Quality
                                          • Good Video Quality
                                          • Lightweight

                                          Cons

                                            Best Uses

                                            • Landscape/Scenery
                                            • Travel
                                            • Video
                                            • Wildlife Photos

                                            Comments about Sensei 58-77mm Step-Up Ring:

                                            Step ring for a polarizing filter

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                                            • No

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                                            5.0

                                            Works great

                                            By ENormus

                                            from Beaverton, OR

                                            About Me Pro Photographer

                                            Verified Buyer

                                            Pros

                                            • Easy to Use
                                            • Lightweight

                                            Cons

                                              Best Uses

                                              • Landscape/Scenery
                                              • Wildlife Photos

                                              Comments about Sensei 58-77mm Step-Up Ring:

                                              It's cheap and it works without any problems.

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                                              • No

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                                              5.0

                                              Works fine

                                              By JC

                                              from NV

                                              About Me Semi-pro Photographer

                                              Verified Buyer

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                                                Cons

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                                                    Comments about Sensei 58-77mm Step-Up Ring:

                                                    Works fine.

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                                                    • No

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                                                    5.0

                                                    I like it!

                                                    By russianbeardedman

                                                    from St Paul, MN

                                                    About Me Pro Photographer

                                                    Verified Buyer

                                                    Pros

                                                    • Compact
                                                    • Lightweight

                                                    Cons

                                                      Best Uses

                                                      • Landscape/Scenery

                                                      Comments about Sensei 58-77mm Step-Up Ring:

                                                      Does what it supposed to. I use it with my new Fujinon 14mm 2.8 with B+W 77mm ND filter and this step up ring does not disappoint. Stays on. Easy to put on and take off. Love it!

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                                                      • No

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                                                      5.0

                                                      Does the job as expected

                                                      By Fivedee_two

                                                      from Montreal, Canada

                                                      About Me Semi-pro Photographer

                                                      Verified Buyer

                                                      Pros

                                                      • Compact
                                                      • Lightweight

                                                      Cons

                                                        Best Uses

                                                          Comments about Sensei 58-77mm Step-Up Ring:

                                                          While it is a bit on the cheap side i used it with my CPL and it did the job perfectly.

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                                                          • No

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                                                          5.0

                                                          Works as descriibed

                                                          By Davinkona

                                                          from Kona Hawaii

                                                          About Me Semi-pro Photographer

                                                          Verified Buyer

                                                          Pros

                                                          • Compact
                                                          • Durable
                                                          • Easy to Use
                                                          • Lightweight

                                                          Cons

                                                            Best Uses

                                                              Comments about Sensei 58-77mm Step-Up Ring:

                                                              Works as designed

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                                                              • No

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                                                              4.0

                                                              Nice Product

                                                              By fotojo

                                                              from ct

                                                              About Me Semi-pro Photographer

                                                              Verified Buyer

                                                              Pros

                                                              • Compact
                                                              • Easy to Use
                                                              • Lightweight

                                                              Cons

                                                                Best Uses

                                                                • Landscape/Scenery

                                                                Comments about Sensei 58-77mm Step-Up Ring:

                                                                Good value for the money and solid fir w/Nikkor 50mm AFS f/1.4 lens.

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