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LEE Filters100 x 150mm 0.9 Soft-Edge Graduated Neutral Density Filter
 
4.8

(based on 63 reviews)

Ratings Distribution

  • 5 Stars

     

    (54)

  • 4 Stars

     

    (7)

  • 3 Stars

     

    (2)

  • 2 Stars

     

    (0)

  • 1 Stars

     

    (0)

100%

of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

Pros

  • Easy to use (49)
  • Clear optics (42)
  • Strong construction (22)
  • Firm mount (15)

Cons

  • Poor quality (3)

Best Uses

  • Image manipulation (27)
  • Color correction (10)
  • Landscape photography (4)
  • Filter protection (3)
    • Reviewer Profile:
    • Photo enthusiast (23), Semi-pro photographer (22), Pro photographer (9)
    • Was this a gift?:
    • No (44)

Most Liked Positive Review

 

Nice filter

This is a very high quality filter. I had bought a 2-Stop GND already but that did not cover enough dynamic range, especially for dawn and dusk. Now I can combine my...Read complete review

This is a very high quality filter. I had bought a 2-Stop GND already but that did not cover enough dynamic range, especially for dawn and dusk. Now I can combine my 3 and 2 stop filters to cover enough dynamic range. My recommendation would be to get the 3 stop filter and see if that works for you, before buying a 2 stop. IMO, 2 stop is for very subtle light differences and is not very helpful alone.

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Most Liked Negative Review

 

Pretty good

I'm new to filters so I just got this 3 stops filter. I like HDR but not a fan of it, so I prefer to make a one shot image and GND filters are...Read complete review

I'm new to filters so I just got this 3 stops filter. I like HDR but not a fan of it, so I prefer to make a one shot image and GND filters are the best way to balance out the light. Though I heard that filters tend to degrade image if shooting directly towards sun, I haven't tried yet so can't tell. I did find, it was little hard to detect the transition due to Soft-Edge but over time I'd probably get used to it. I'm giving it 3 stars because of the price though all LEE filters are pricy to begin with.

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5.0

Lee certain makes a great filter

By Lour

from Summit nj

Comments about LEE Filters 100 x 150mm 0.9 Soft-Edge Graduated Neutral Density Filter:

This is a must have filter if you like shooting landscape. It certainly makes the picture look like exactly what your photogrsphing.

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5.0

Lee certain makes a great filter

By Lour

from Summit nj

Comments about LEE Filters 100 x 150mm 0.9 Soft-Edge Graduated Neutral Density Filter:

This is a must have filter if you like shooting landscape. It certainly makes the picture look like exactly what your photogrsphing.

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5.0

State of the Art

By Jim Dunaway photo

from Evans, GA

About Me Pro Photographer

Verified Buyer

Pros

  • Clear Optics

Cons

    Best Uses

      Comments about LEE Filters 100 x 150mm 0.9 Soft-Edge Graduated Neutral Density Filter:

      These filters are not cheap . . . but well worth the money!

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      3.0

      Pretty good

      By Sodrul

      from New York

      About Me Photo Enthusiast

      Verified Buyer

      Pros

      • Clear Optics
      • Strong Construction

      Cons

      • Pricy

      Best Uses

      • landscape

      Comments about LEE Filters 100 x 150mm 0.9 Soft-Edge Graduated Neutral Density Filter:

      I'm new to filters so I just got this 3 stops filter. I like HDR but not a fan of it, so I prefer to make a one shot image and GND filters are the best way to balance out the light. Though I heard that filters tend to degrade image if shooting directly towards sun, I haven't tried yet so can't tell. I did find, it was little hard to detect the transition due to Soft-Edge but over time I'd probably get used to it. I'm giving it 3 stars because of the price though all LEE filters are pricy to begin with.

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      • No

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      5.0

      Great Product

      By Doug B.

      from Cypress, CA

      About Me Photo Enthusiast

      Verified Buyer

      Pros

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

      Cons

        Best Uses

        • Image Manipulation

        Comments about LEE Filters 100 x 150mm 0.9 Soft-Edge Graduated Neutral Density Filter:

        Great for extreme contrast situations like sun rises and sunsets. This is my third Lee filter and very happy with the color neutrality, and build quality. It is well protected in included carry case. Expensive but a quality product.

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        • No

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        5.0

        Best one I ever used

        By Bernd the traveler

        from Cologne Germany

        About Me Semi-pro Photographer

        Verified Buyer

        Pros

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

        Cons

          Best Uses

          • Filter Protection
          • Image Manipulation

          Comments about LEE Filters 100 x 150mm 0.9 Soft-Edge Graduated Neutral Density Filter:

          Much better than the other brand I used before

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          • No

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          5.0

          Good Filter

          By fishysam

          from Vancouver WA

          About Me Semi-pro Photographer

          Verified Buyer

          Pros

          • Easy To Use

          Cons

            Best Uses

            • Image Manipulation

            Comments about LEE Filters 100 x 150mm 0.9 Soft-Edge Graduated Neutral Density Filter:

            This was my first experience with a graduated neutral density filter. It was more soft than I realized. I'll probably be buying the hard-edge version as well. But the few times I used it, it worked. Made editing scenes with bright skies much easier.

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            • No

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            5.0

            Great filter for shooting into the sun

            By Spence

            from Salt Lake City, UT

            About Me Photo Enthusiast

            Verified Buyer

            Pros

            • Clear Optics
            • Easy To Use
            • Strong Construction

            Cons

              Best Uses

              • Dynamic Range Correction

              Comments about LEE Filters 100 x 150mm 0.9 Soft-Edge Graduated Neutral Density Filter:

              This is a fantastic filter for shooting at or near the sun. The soft edge is really forgiving for treelines, mountains, or really anything else that is not a straight edge which is so common for most scenes in a hilly or mountainous area. It is a little heavy for shooting opposite the sun, but I still think it's easier to lighten a sky in post processing than to darken one.

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              • No

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              5.0

              Best GNDs out there

              By Della

              from San Francisco, CA

              About Me Semi-pro Photographer

              Verified Buyer

              Pros

              • Clear Optics
              • Easy To Use

              Cons

                Best Uses

                • Image Manipulation

                Comments about LEE Filters 100 x 150mm 0.9 Soft-Edge Graduated Neutral Density Filter:

                Lee is simply the standard for graduated neutral density filters. I wouldn't even think about going out on a landscape photography shoot without them.

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                5.0

                Great for landscapes!

                By graphic411

                from New York, NY

                About Me Semi-pro Photographer

                Verified Buyer

                Pros

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

                Cons

                  Best Uses

                  • Color Correction
                  • Image Manipulation
                  • Lens Protection

                  Comments about LEE Filters 100 x 150mm 0.9 Soft-Edge Graduated Neutral Density Filter:

                  The filter is great for landscapes and scenery. Able to get 3 stops from the filter. Extremely clear optics and strong Plexiglas construction.

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                  • No

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                  5.0

                  great filter

                  By Ilya

                  from Boston, MA

                  About Me Photo Enthusiast

                  Verified Buyer

                  Pros

                  • Clear Optics
                  • Easy To Use

                  Cons

                  • Expensive

                  Best Uses

                    Comments about LEE Filters 100 x 150mm 0.9 Soft-Edge Graduated Neutral Density Filter:

                    used it in Hawaii - awesome!

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                    • No

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                    5.0

                    Great filter!

                    By great waters photography

                    from Holly michigan

                    About Me Semi-pro Photographer

                    Verified Buyer

                    Pros

                    • Clear Optics
                    • Easy To Use

                    Cons

                      Best Uses

                      • Color Correction
                      • Image Manipulation

                      Comments about LEE Filters 100 x 150mm 0.9 Soft-Edge Graduated Neutral Density Filter:

                      This filter is great for sunrises and sunsets,does exactly what it is intended for.

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                      • No

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                      5.0

                      Excellent quality

                      By fardanaz

                      from Portland, OR

                      About Me Semi-pro Photographer

                      Verified Buyer

                      Pros

                      • Clear Optics
                      • Easy To Use

                      Cons

                      • Weak Construction

                      Best Uses

                      • Image Manipulation

                      Comments about LEE Filters 100 x 150mm 0.9 Soft-Edge Graduated Neutral Density Filter:

                      Excellent quality filters with little color cast. I have been using other LEE filters for the past year and they have all been a pleasure to use. Precautions I'd recommend:a) These are not glass and can get scratched easily. Handle and transport with careb) If exposed to high temperatures the filters can bend. That actually happened to me in a trip to Hawaii when I left one filter by mistake in the trunk of my car for a few hours under heavy sun.Applying a gentle weight (books) for a few hours restored the filter to its normal flat shape.

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                      5.0

                      Must have filter

                      By realistgva

                      from Geneva, Switzerland

                      About Me Semi-pro Photographer

                      Verified Buyer

                      Pros

                      • Clear Optics
                      • Easy To Use
                      • Firm Mount

                      Cons

                        Best Uses

                        • Image Manipulation

                        Comments about LEE Filters 100 x 150mm 0.9 Soft-Edge Graduated Neutral Density Filter:

                        I bought this filter to replace one I had droped earlier that day. These filters are part of my creative toolkit when I take long exposure pictures.

                        The whole Lee system is great

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                        • No

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                        5.0

                        An Excellent Filter

                        By Mike Mc.

                        from Flemington, NJ

                        About Me Semi-pro Photographer

                        Verified Buyer

                        Pros

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

                        Cons

                          Best Uses

                          • Image Manipulation

                          Comments about LEE Filters 100 x 150mm 0.9 Soft-Edge Graduated Neutral Density Filter:

                          A first-rate filter; good clarity, no distortion.

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                          • No

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                          5.0

                          LEE FIlters - 3 Stop Soft GND

                          By USKestrelPhotography

                          from Denver, CO

                          About Me Pro Photographer

                          Verified Buyer

                          Pros

                          • Clear Optics
                          • Easy To Use

                          Cons

                            Best Uses

                            • Image Manipulation
                            • Sky Enhancement

                            Comments about LEE Filters 100 x 150mm 0.9 Soft-Edge Graduated Neutral Density Filter:

                            The LEE Filter system requires using a filter holder rather than having a filter that screws into the lens. The beauty of this system is that you can stack filters, creating a better overall composition.

                            The Lee 0.9 Soft Graduated Neutral Density filter has a soft gradient making the use of this filter subtantially easier than those of the hard gradient filters.

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                            5.0

                            Lee filter system

                            By Sassy

                            from Houston, TX

                            Comments about LEE Filters 100 x 150mm 0.9 Soft-Edge Graduated Neutral Density Filter:

                            Good filter system

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                            5.0

                            LEE system is the best

                            By Jim Reekes

                            from San Jose, 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 LEE Filters 100 x 150mm 0.9 Soft-Edge Graduated Neutral Density Filter:

                              All my camera gear was stolen, and with the insurance money I had no hesitation replacing the LEE system. It's fantasic and I couldn't ask for more. Look closely at all the options with the LEE system. Get the three filter pouch to carry your set. Don't bother with the cheaper alternatives, and the more expensive competitor's version isn't going to be seen by 99.9% of your fans. This is the right product and the LEE system is a good investment.

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                              5.0

                              Amazing optical quality

                              By AaronC

                              from California

                              Comments about LEE Filters 100 x 150mm 0.9 Soft-Edge Graduated Neutral Density Filter:

                              Got this filter for a trip to Hawaii and it has done excellent! No issues with the very humid environment, and easy to wipe off sea spray. The optical quality is very good. Also comes with a really good carrying case. Mg expectations were that it would be a bit darker than it really was, but thats ok, still 5 stars.

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                              5.0

                              Great Filter

                              By Steve

                              from Roseville, CA

                              About Me Photo Enthusiast

                              Verified Buyer

                              Pros

                              • Clear Optics
                              • Easy To Use

                              Cons

                                Best Uses

                                  Comments about LEE Filters 100 x 150mm 0.9 Soft-Edge Graduated Neutral Density Filter:

                                  This filter was recommended by a professional photographer friend and I am very happy with the purchase. The protective case was a little bulkier than I expected, but that's OK.

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