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Tiffen Series 9 Linear Polarizing Filter

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Tiffen Series 9 Linear Polarizing Filter
Key Features
  • Drop-in
  • Deepens a Blue Sky
  • Enhances Clouds
  • Minimizes Reflections
The Tiffen Series 9 Linear Polarizer - 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 Linear Polarizer Overview

The Tiffen Series 9 Linear Polarizer - 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:
Linear polarizers are used with most video and manual focus photo cameras. They are not recommended for auto-focus SLR cameras
This filter eliminates ultraviolet rays to remove haze 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
Excellent for bringing out cloud formations
UPC: 049383075885

Tiffen Linear Polarizer Specs

Filter Type
Linear Polarizer
Filter Factor
2.3x (1.2-Stop) to 2.8x (1.5-Stop)
Circular Size
Series 9 Rear Filter Thread
Rotating
Yes
Front Accessory Thread / Bayonet
Unthreaded
Coatings
None
Filter Material
Glass
Ring Material
Aluminum
Packaging Info
Package Weight
0.22 lb
Box Dimensions (LxWxH)
5 x 4.75 x 1"

Tiffen Linear Polarizer Reviews

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Since you are out of stock on the Tiffen 49mm ...

Since you are out of stock on the Tiffen 49mm Cir. Pol., can I use a linear polarizer instead on a mirrorless camera? My recollection is that Cir. Polarizer was developed to compensate for the effect of the mirror on light measurement in the camera, and if so, then shouldn’t be necessary for mirrorless camera.
Asked by: Kenneth
Yes, a linear polarizer will have no effect on metering or autofocus (PDAF or CAF) in a mirrorless camera, which historically would cause metering and autofocus issues in cameras with mirrors or single-translucent lenses (SLTs).
Answered by: Jeremy
Date published: 2020-09-07

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Hello,What is the difference between this product and the Tiffen 82mm Circular Polarizing Filter?Thank you,Nansen
Asked by: Anonymous
A linear polarizer only differs from a circular polarizer in that it does not contain a quarter wave plane that enables use of auto focus and exposure features. It is generally advised to not use linear polarizers with digital cameras, as digital SLRs are dependent on internal mechanisms to determine focus or metering.
Answered by: Heather S.
Date published: 2023-08-28

Will a linear polarizer affect the AF system of ...

Will a linear polarizer affect the AF system of my Sony a7iii?
Asked by: Tarik
We recommend a Circular Polarizing filter for autofocus cameras
Answered by: Tiffen Technical Support
Date published: 2018-12-27

Will this work with the Wooden Camera Zip Box Pro ...

Will this work with the Wooden Camera Zip Box Pro 4.5in Round Filter Stage?
Asked by: CHIH-CHIANG
Yes.
Answered by: Rob
Date published: 2020-08-20

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Whats the difference between linear and circular polarizers? Im using a matte box with a rotatable 4x4 filter tray. Thanks.
Asked by: Paul
Both a linear polarizer and circular polarizer will give you similar results although a circular polarizer should be used on cameras with beam splitting metering systems commonly found on auto focus SLR's/DSLR's.
Answered by: Tiffen Support Tiffen Expert
Date published: 2018-08-27

question

What range of sizes can this filter fit?
Asked by: Anonymous
77mm size
Answered by: chin-lung c.
Date published: 2018-08-27

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So I was just curious does this come with any sort of case?
Asked by: Casey R.
This filter comes in a hard plastic case.
Answered by: Tiffen Support Tiffen Expert
Date published: 2018-08-27
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