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Nikon77mm Circular Polarizer II Filter
 
4.9

(based on 196 reviews)

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100%

of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

Pros

  • Clear optics (161)
  • Easily mounted (137)
  • Consistent effect (130)
  • Strong construction (122)
  • Firm mount (115)

Cons

  • Cross-threads easily (9)

Best Uses

  • Color correction (78)
  • Image manipulation (59)
  • Lens protection (44)
  • UV protection (19)
  • Artwork (17)
    • Reviewer Profile:
    • Photo enthusiast (91), Semi-pro photographer (60), Enthusiast (15), Pro photographer (8), Professional (7)
    • Was this a gift?:
    • No (108)

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5.0

Nikon polarizing filter

By Bob

from Seattle, Washington State

Verified Buyer

Comments about Nikon 77mm Circular Polarizer II Filter:

The filter performs as described. I have no complaints at all with it.
As to recommendations, I am always reluctant to make them since people have different criteria.
If I cannot review the product without a "bottom line" recommendation, too bad.

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5.0

Nikon Quality

By CC

from Sebring, FL

Verified Buyer

Comments about Nikon 77mm Circular Polarizer II Filter:

There are cheaper filters but I didn't want to take a chance on them when I know I can trust Nikon quality.

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5.0

It's a Nikon!!!!

By Trenton Films

from Trenton, MI

Verified Buyer

Comments about Nikon 77mm Circular Polarizer II Filter:

It's very thin and coated very nicely, I'm very please but it was pricey. Well like all things Nikon

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5.0

Works great.

By Pete

from MN

Comments about Nikon 77mm Circular Polarizer II Filter:

Turns smoothly and has solid feel. Works well.

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5.0

EXCELLANT!

By Don

from Honolulu HAWAII

Verified Buyer

Comments about Nikon 77mm Circular Polarizer II Filter:

Does all that was written and am very satisfied!

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5.0

Perfect polarizing filter. QUality is excellent

By mark

from Pennsylvania

About Me Photo Enthusiast

Verified Buyer

Pros

  • Clear Optics
  • Consistent Effect
  • Easily Mounted

Cons

    Best Uses

    • Image Manipulation

    Comments about Nikon 77mm Circular Polarizer II Filter:

    Eliminates reflective glare from water surface; darkens skies

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    • No

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    (2 of 2 customers found this review helpful)

     
    5.0

    So far, so good.

    By TheDaveL

    from Lutz, FL

    About Me Semi-pro Photographer

    Verified Buyer

    Pros

    • Clear Optics
    • Consistent Effect

    Cons

      Best Uses

        Comments about Nikon 77mm Circular Polarizer II Filter:

        Nice polarizer. It's reasonably thin, and smooth on the spin. Optically, I haven't seen any issues, and it does what it is supposed to.

        • Was this a gift?:
        • No

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        4.0

        Solid Produt

        By Andrew

        from Petoskey, MI

        About Me Photo Enthusiast

        Verified Buyer

        Pros

        • Clear Optics
        • Easily Mounted

        Cons

          Best Uses

            Comments about Nikon 77mm Circular Polarizer II Filter:

            I've only used it a couple times, but it seems to do what it is supposed to do. Details in the clouds were much more pronounced, better color in the blue sky, and minimal reflection in windows. Also screwed on and off smoothly.

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            • No

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            (5 of 5 customers found this review helpful)

             
            5.0

            The Skies Are Fantastic

            By The Joker

            from Navarre, Fl

            About Me Photo Enthusiast

            Verified Buyer

            Pros

            • Clear Optics
            • Consistent Effect
            • Easily Mounted
            • Firm Mount
            • Strong Construction

            Cons

              Best Uses

              • Color Correction

              Comments about Nikon 77mm Circular Polarizer II Filter:

              I first used this at the Pensacola Renaissance Festival. It was a very sunny day and I was surrounded by tons of people and events to photograph, to include a falconry demonstration. This filter was easy to use and rotate to the needed setting, all the while remaining secure on the lens. It threaded on easily with no hint of cross threading. Very happy with the how all of the photos came out with the skies excellent outcome.

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              • No

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              5.0

              Just what I needed

              By MikeO

              from Nashville TN

              About Me Photo Enthusiast

              Verified Buyer

              Pros

              • Clear Optics

              Cons

                Best Uses

                  Comments about Nikon 77mm Circular Polarizer II Filter:

                  Heading to the Caribbean and this will be great.

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                  • No

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                  (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

                   
                  5.0

                  Excellent

                  By Balaji

                  from NC, USA

                  Comments about Nikon 77mm Circular Polarizer II Filter:

                  Very good cpl filter for the price.
                  I was using them for the first time and the results easily appreciated. I use it with my 18mm lens and works really well

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                  5.0

                  Perfect

                  By Sameh

                  from Ontario, Canada

                  About Me Semi-pro Photographer

                  Verified Buyer

                  Pros

                  • Clear Optics
                  • Consistent Effect
                  • Easily Mounted

                  Cons

                    Best Uses

                    • Artwork
                    • Color Correction

                    Comments about Nikon 77mm Circular Polarizer II Filter:

                    Top of the line filter.

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                    • No

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                    (4 of 4 customers found this review helpful)

                     
                    5.0

                    Very Pleased.

                    By Maiman

                    from Phoenix, AZ

                    About Me Semi-pro Photographer

                    Verified Buyer

                    Pros

                    • Clear Optics
                    • Easily Mounted
                    • Firm Mount
                    • Smooth Rotation
                    • Strong Construction

                    Cons

                      Best Uses

                      • Landscape

                      Comments about Nikon 77mm Circular Polarizer II Filter:

                      The most impressive thing about this filter is how smoothly it rotates. I have top of the line B+W and Hoya Filters and none of them come close. Everything else about it is top notch and it is less expensive than the others. It is very slim, solid, not color cast etc. You'll love it.

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                      (5 of 5 customers found this review helpful)

                       
                      5.0

                      Worth the price

                      By Northeast Mountain Man

                      from Woodstock, NY

                      About Me Semi-pro Photographer

                      Verified Buyer

                      Pros

                      • Clear Optics
                      • Easily Mounted
                      • Strong Construction

                      Cons

                      • Cross-Threads Easily

                      Best Uses

                        Comments about Nikon 77mm Circular Polarizer II Filter:

                        Bought this Nikon to replace the B&W equivalent, which I returned because the B&W would neither thread properly into my lens nor rotate for the polarizing effect without using such force that I was afraid it would literally warp the lens barrel out of alignment. This Nikon screws into the lens (a Nikon 24-120mm f4) without any fuss, and the front rotates with ease even in cold outdoor temperatures. The Nikon polarizer has a slimmer mount compared to other filters I've tried, while still retaining filter threads on front. This has the benefit of reducing vignetting in the corners of wide angle lenses while also allowing additional filters such as ND grads to be mounted in front. Note I do not see any vignetting at all on my Nikon 24-120 at 24mm. Cleaning thispolarizer is a little more challenging than others I've experienced, perhaps due to the multicoating, but a little lens cleaner or pre-moistened lens tissue cleans it right up.

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                        • No

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                        5.0

                        Perfect

                        By WCSJR

                        from New York

                        About Me Semi-pro Photographer

                        Verified Buyer

                        Pros

                        • Easily Mounted
                        • Strong Construction

                        Cons

                          Best Uses

                          • Cutting reflections
                          • Darkening Blown Out Skies

                          Comments about Nikon 77mm Circular Polarizer II Filter:

                          Excellent polarizer. Has been my most important tool in my arsenal in photographing great cloud-scapes.

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                          • No

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                          5.0

                          You need this

                          By lkn

                          from WI

                          About Me Photo Enthusiast

                          Verified Buyer

                          Pros

                          • Clear Optics
                          • Easily Mounted
                          • Firm Mount

                          Cons

                            Best Uses

                            • Color Correction
                            • UV Protection

                            Comments about Nikon 77mm Circular Polarizer II Filter:

                            Easy to adjust and use.

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                            • No

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                            5.0

                            Outstanding

                            By Diogenes

                            from Washington, DC

                            About Me Semi-pro Photographer

                            Verified Buyer

                            Pros

                            • Clear Optics
                            • Consistent Effect
                            • Easily Mounted
                            • Firm Mount
                            • Strong Construction

                            Cons

                              Best Uses

                              • Image Manipulation

                              Comments about Nikon 77mm Circular Polarizer II Filter:

                              Superior outdoor performance, as anticipated.

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                              • No

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                              5.0

                              Works like a charm!

                              By Ken Turner

                              from Ottawa, CA

                              About Me Semi-pro Photographer

                              Verified Reviewer

                              Pros

                              • Clear Optics
                              • Consistent Effect
                              • Easily Mounted

                              Cons

                                Best Uses

                                • Car Photography
                                • Color Correction
                                • Image Manipulation

                                Comments about Nikon 77mm Circular Polarizer II Filter:

                                I find this to be perfect, very sharp, and very good at handling reflections. As a car photographer, I need the best CPL I can get to bring out the color of the car, and I don't see myself needing to upgrade past this one.

                                I do use the 77mm filter on a 67mm lens, and I have noticed that sometimes it becomes loose while rotating it, however it seems like it's just from my grip, and I'll get used to gripping it differently. Something to definitely be careful for though.

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                                • No

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                                5.0

                                Great

                                By dg13

                                from florida

                                About Me Semi-pro Photographer

                                Verified Buyer

                                Pros

                                • Easily Mounted

                                Cons

                                  Best Uses

                                  • Color Correction
                                  • Image Manipulation

                                  Comments about Nikon 77mm Circular Polarizer II Filter:

                                  Its so sunny here that you need one of these. Works great and improves sunsets also.

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                                  • No

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                                  5.0

                                  Superb Quality

                                  By PBKM

                                  from Harrisburg, PA

                                  About Me Pro Photographer

                                  Verified Buyer

                                  Pros

                                  • Clear Optics
                                  • Consistent Effect
                                  • Easily Mounted
                                  • Firm Mount
                                  • Strong Construction

                                  Cons

                                    Best Uses

                                    • Artwork
                                    • Color Correction
                                    • Lens Protection

                                    Comments about Nikon 77mm Circular Polarizer II Filter:

                                    You cannot go wrong with this circular Polarizer, it works magic. Cheaper Polarizers do not give the same results in detail, color, and reflection control as well as this one. Images come out gorgeous, not sort of ok, like most other CPL's do. The machining is fantastic, and screws on deeply, assuring no drop off, like some other CPL's are famous for. If you want great pictures, get this filter. If you don't really care, choose something lesser and your images will be the result.

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