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Tiffen 55mm Circular Polarizing Filter

BH #TICP55 • MFR #55CP
Tiffen 55mm Circular Polarizing Filter
Key Features
  • Makes a Blue Sky Bluer
  • Enhances Clouds
  • Eliminates Reflections
  • High Quality ColorCore Glass
Tiffen 55mm 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.

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Tiffen Circular Polarizer Overview

Tiffen 55mm 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.  

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: 049383030358

Tiffen Circular Polarizer Specs

Filter Type
Circular Polarizer
Filter Factor
2.3x (1.2-Stop)
Circular Size
55 mm Rear Filter Thread
Rotating
Yes
Front Accessory Thread / Bayonet
55 mm
Coatings
None
Filter Thickness
0.2" / 5 mm
Filter Material
Glass
Ring Material
Aluminum
Packaging Info
Package Weight
0.11 lb
Box Dimensions (LxWxH)
4 x 3 x 0.6"

Tiffen Circular Polarizer Reviews

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question

Can I use this filter on Sony HX300? Is it threaded?
Asked by: Norm R.
Assume you mean Sony Cyber-shot DSC-HX300 Digital Camera You camera has a Filter Thread55mm and will readily accept a 55mm filter. The filter is threaded.For shots with glare or blue sky, I will rotate the filter until sky darkens or until the glare disappears. I.e., reflections from surface of water, a storefront window, or other shiny/reflective surface. During autofocus my lens barrel rotates, so the filter must be adjusted manually only after focus is complete. Also, many times I ignore the filter.However, It is left on the lens at all times. Since filters can be stacked , another 55mm filter can be threaded onto the polarizer, if needed. I choose to locate the polarized lens last, with any other filters prior to the polarizer.
Answered by: Daryl H.
Date published: 2018-08-28

question

Will this fit tiffen 49 to 55 step ring?
Asked by: Anonymous
Yes it would. The second number in step-up ring designations always comment on the filter size, the first number is always regarding the lens' thread size.
Answered by: Yos O.
Date published: 2018-08-27

question

Will this fit the Panasonic DMC-FZ70K lens?Will all the 55mm filters fit?
Asked by: Anonymous
Yes, the Tiffen filter will fit the FZ70K and the camera will take all of the 55mm screw in filters.
Answered by: Matthew C.
Date published: 2018-08-27

question

Can I use this filter on a Canon 60mm macro lens with an MR-14EX ring flash? If so, what size do I need. Thanks!
Asked by: Matthew W.
Size aside (wont you need a 60mm filter for a 60 mm lens?), using a polarizer with a ring flash might produce unusual results: some of the light from the ring will get cut out through polarization and some will not. Other things to watch out for: if the filter goes on first and then ring flash screws on after, it might sit too far out and the edge of the ring may be visible in the frame (depending on the type of macro lens elements)
Answered by: STEVEN B.
Date published: 2018-08-27

Will this fit a Nikon d3200 18-55mm lens

Will this fit a Nikon d3200 18-55mm lens
Asked by: Austin
Nikon D3200 was bundle with the Nikon AF-S DX Zoom-NIKKOR 18-55mm f/3.5-5.6G ED II Lens which has a 52mm filter thread size. You will need Tiffen 52mm Circular Polarizing Filter instead of the Tiffen 55mm Circular Polarizing Filter.
Answered by: llinelva
Date published: 2021-07-20

Fit on tamron 28-75 lens?

Fit on tamron 28-75 lens?
Asked by: Tony
Yes, the Tiffen 67mm Circular Polarizing Filter will fit on Tamron 28-75mm f/2.8 Di III VXD G2 Lens (Sony E).
Answered by: samikg
Date published: 2023-07-19

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

I'm very new to photography, will this fit on the ...

I'm very new to photography, will this fit on the fuji 18-55mm lens?
Asked by: Mariano
I use pentax and for me that would be a 52mm filter. I would ask the staff at B&H they are very good about answering questions
Answered by: Brian
Date published: 2019-04-17
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