Tiffen 52mm Circular Polarizing Filter

BH #TICP52 • MFR #52CP
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Tiffen 52mm Circular Polarizing Filter
Key Features
  • Makes a Blue Sky Bluer
  • Enhances Clouds
  • Eliminates Reflections
  • High Quality ColorCore Glass
Tiffen 52mm Circular Polarizer Filters - Light rays which are reflected become polarized. Polarizing filters are used to select which light rays enter your camera lens. They can remove unwanted reflections from non-metallic surfaces such as water or glass and also saturate colors providing better contrast. The effect can be seen through the viewfinder and changed by rotating the filter. The filter factor varies according to how the filter is rotated and its orientation to the sun.

If you're out walking on a lovely day - in the mountains or at the beach - and you want to get a fabulous shot of a cloud-filled sky or make the water seem more saturated, then a polarizer is the way to go. This filter is the best way to make the clouds stand out, increase or decrease the saturation of the ocean or increase or decrease the reflection off the water. You can also use this filter when shooting into glass or windows since it will, again, either increase or decrease reflections.

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Tiffen 52CP Overview

Tiffen 52mm Circular Polarizer Filters - Light rays which are reflected become polarized. Polarizing filters are used to select which light rays enter your camera lens. They can remove unwanted reflections from non-metallic surfaces such as water or glass and also saturate colors providing better contrast. The effect can be seen through the viewfinder and changed by rotating the filter. The filter factor varies according to how the filter is rotated and its orientation to the sun.

If you're out walking on a lovely day - in the mountains or at the beach - and you want to get a fabulous shot of a cloud-filled sky or make the water seem more saturated, then a polarizer is the way to go. This filter is the best way to make the clouds stand out, increase or decrease the saturation of the ocean or increase or decrease the reflection off the water. You can also use this filter when shooting into glass or windows since it will, again, either increase or decrease reflections.

If you're shooting black and white and want to simulate a threatening storm, try throwing on a #25 Red filter. The vista will take on the appearance of an imminent, ominous storm. 

Along with a UV or Skylight Filter, a polarizing filter should be a part of everyone's gear bag. It can turn a run-of-the-mill image into a stunning, creative photo by increasing color saturation.  

Note:
Circular polarizers are specifically designed for use with auto-focus SLR cameras (They will also work on manual systems without problems)
This filter eliminates ultraviolet rays from outdoor shots as well as polarizing the light to remove reflections, and increase color saturation, without affecting the overall color balance
Can dramatically enhance a blue sky and make the clouds more prominent
Used best at right angle to the sun
Effective with cameras that use beam splitters in the path of the TTL light meter and with AF cameras
UPC: 049383028195

Tiffen 52CP Specs

Filter TypeCircular Polarizer
Filter Factor2.3x (1.2-Stop) to 2.8x (1.5-Stop)
Circular Size52 mm Filter Thread
RotatingYes
Front Accessory Thread / Bayonet52 mm
CoatingsNone
Filter Thickness0.2" / 5 mm
Filter MaterialGlass
Ring MaterialAluminum
Packaging Info
Package Weight0.11 lb
Box Dimensions (LxWxH)3.55 x 2.95 x 0.6"
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Will this work for a Nikkor ais 24mm f2.8 lens?

Will this work for a Nikkor ais 24mm f2.8 lens?
Asked by: Ethan
Somewhere on your lens there should be a circle with a slash through it followed by two digits and “mm”. This is the size in millimeters of the end of the lens that accepts filters, etc.
Answered by: Francis
Date published: 2020-08-08

Is this filter front threaded to add another ...

Is this filter front threaded to add another filter ?
Asked by: joel
Yes, both the front and back of the filter have the same size threads.
Answered by: Tiffen Technical Support
Date published: 2021-03-05

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Will this work with Nikkor 18-55mm and Nikkor 55-300 mm lenses?
Asked by: Mary W.
This filter will work with any lens with a 52mm filter thread.
Answered by: Tiffen Support Tiffen Expert
Date published: 2018-08-27

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What is the possibility of vignetting with this lens if I use a 18-55 or 18-200 mm lens?
Asked by: Harvey
When these lenses are used on cropped sensor cameras, there should not be any vignetting. If this filter is attached on top of a UV filter, then there may be some vignetting at 18 mm.
Answered by: Lawrence C.
Date published: 2018-08-27

Will this work on my Nikon Coolpix L 820?

Will this work on my Nikon Coolpix L 820?
Asked by: Kevin
Yes, circular polarizers will work just fine in your camera. They will not interfere with the sensor for autofocus. Enjoy the craft!
Answered by: Francisco
Date published: 2021-07-21

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I notice this filter is not multi coated. I would be using this on the water. Does multi coating make a difference?
Asked by: Harvey
You'll want a good multi coated filter in the long run. Anytime you shoot into the light you can get flare or loss of contrast without multi coating.
Answered by: Ernest M.
Date published: 2018-08-27

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Is this the proper size filter for my Nikon D3100 with a 18-55mm lens?
Asked by: Anonymous
Yes it is the proper size filter.
Answered by: Matthew C.
Date published: 2018-08-27

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Will this fit the Panasonic Lumix DMC-LZ30?
Asked by: moonoink ..
This filter will fit any lens with 52mm filter threads.
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Date published: 2018-08-27
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