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Hoya77mm Ultraviolet UV Haze HD (High Density) Digital Filter
 
4.9

(based on 118 reviews)

Ratings Distribution

  • 5 Stars

     

    (107)

  • 4 Stars

     

    (11)

  • 3 Stars

     

    (0)

  • 2 Stars

     

    (0)

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99%

of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

Pros

  • Easy to use (75)
  • Durable (55)
  • Reliable (51)
  • Lightweight (41)
  • Clear optics (25)

Cons

No Cons

Best Uses

  • Everyday (60)
  • Landscape photography (40)
  • Travel (37)
  • Portraits (30)
  • Lens protection (26)
    • Reviewer Profile:
    • Enthusiast (41), Semi-professional (24), Photo enthusiast (15), Professional (13), Semi-pro photographer (9)
    • Was this a gift?:
    • No (97), Yes (4)

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5.0

Excellent product

By kenrich53

from Omaha, Nebraska

Verified Buyer

Comments about Hoya 77mm Ultraviolet UV Haze HD (High Density) Digital Filter:

Use this on my EF 24-70mm f/4.0 L is USM lens all the time. I never remove it.

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5.0

Makes the blues pop...

By Bill

from INDY home of the 500

Verified Buyer

Comments about Hoya 77mm Ultraviolet UV Haze HD (High Density) Digital Filter:

Bought this for a trip to Yellowstone and the Tetons, really made the shots look better..

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5.0

Clear, no flare

By Eugene

from AZ

About Me Hobbyist/Enthusiast

Verified Buyer

Pros

  • Image Quality
  • No Flare

Cons

    Best Uses

    • Everyday use

    Comments about Hoya 77mm Ultraviolet UV Haze HD (High Density) Digital Filter:

    I got this filter for my new Sigma 17-50mm and I like its performance. I did not find any difference in IQ with or without filter even at pixel by pixel magnification. Moreover, I feel it reduces glare when shooting against the Sun. Its difficult to repeat for the full comparison, so it is my feeling only.

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    • No

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    5.0

    This is a great filter

    By Mac_user

    from Cabin John, MD

    About Me Hobbyist/Enthusiast

    Verified Buyer

    Comments about Hoya 77mm Ultraviolet UV Haze HD (High Density) Digital Filter:

    I often take photographs in a dusty environment and I consider the UV filter to be cheap insurance to protect the fore-optic of my lenses. I had previously purchased an off-brand UV filter (not from B&H) and when I took a few photographs with a shallow depth of field I noticed a series of repeating light-gray/dark-gray lines running through the soft focus portions of the image. After performing a few test & convincing myself that the lines were caused by the filter. After I purchased the Hoya HD and I am happy to report that I no longer have the optical aberrations. Bottom line, my $2000 lens is protected and my pictures are sharp.

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    • No

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    5.0

    Bought another Hoya filter

    By Eric

    from Charlotte, NC

    About Me Hobbyist/Enthusiast

    Verified Buyer

    Pros

    • Durable
    • Easy To Use
    • Lightweight
    • Reliable

    Cons

    • None

    Best Uses

    • Everyday use
    • Home
    • Landscape Photography
    • Macro Photography
    • Traveling

    Comments about Hoya 77mm Ultraviolet UV Haze HD (High Density) Digital Filter:

    I use the Hoya HD on all my lenses.
    My sister borrowed my camera, and dropped it lens down 4+ feet to a tile/concrete floor. The filter ring bent but nothing broke. Camera & lens are fine. I did replace the filter, but still have it as a backup.
    Very well made, clean easily and now tested tough.
    I use the Hoya HD polarizer & ND filters too.

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    • No

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    4.0

    Good Filter

    By Wanderer

    from Philadelphia, PA

    About Me Hobbyist/Enthusiast

    Verified Buyer

    Pros

    • Durable

    Cons

      Best Uses

      • Everyday use

      Comments about Hoya 77mm Ultraviolet UV Haze HD (High Density) Digital Filter:

      Filter is on lens at all times. No impact on color rendition.

      • Was this a gift?:
      • No

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      5.0

      A Must-Own for Anyone with a Camera!

      By Eric

      from Oak Park, MI

      About Me Professional

      Verified Buyer

      Pros

      • Durable
      • Easy To Use
      • Lightweight
      • Reliable

      Cons

        Best Uses

        • Everyday use
        • Landscape Photography
        • Portraits
        • Studio
        • Traveling

        Comments about Hoya 77mm Ultraviolet UV Haze HD (High Density) Digital Filter:

        I started out using UV filters more so for lens protection, rather than improving my image quality. However, I notice a difference when using this filter. A UV filter is a good, everyday filter to have, and I leave mine on all my lenses. It also works well with other filters.

        Eventually you forget it's there.

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        • No

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        5.0

        Easy to clean

        By Nina

        from Los Angeles, CA

        About Me Semi-Professional

        Verified Buyer

        Pros

        • Reliable

        Cons

          Best Uses

          • Everyday use

          Comments about Hoya 77mm Ultraviolet UV Haze HD (High Density) Digital Filter:

          Attached this filter on 70-200mm lens, very nice light transmission, and very easy to clean.

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          • No

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          5.0

          Basic UV filter

          By Jon

          from Houston, TX

          About Me Semi-Professional

          Verified Buyer

          Pros

          • Durable
          • Easy To Use
          • Lightweight
          • Reliable

          Cons

            Best Uses

            • Everyday use

            Comments about Hoya 77mm Ultraviolet UV Haze HD (High Density) Digital Filter:

            Good quality glass used to protect my lens. Fairly tough; so far dust does not stick to it. Very pleased with this product.

            • Was this a gift?:
            • No

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            5.0

            protection

            By Ty

            from LA

            Comments about Hoya 77mm Ultraviolet UV Haze HD (High Density) Digital Filter:

            Great protection for my new lens!

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            5.0

            gran articulo

            By arghozax

            from mexico

            About Me Professional

            Verified Buyer

            Pros

            • Durable
            • Easy To Use

            Cons

              Best Uses

              • Landscape Photography
              • Studio
              • Traveling

              Comments about Hoya 77mm Ultraviolet UV Haze HD (High Density) Digital Filter:

              excelente u de gran calidad

              • Was this a gift?:
              • Yes

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              5.0

              So worth the price for the Protection

              By Surrealtime

              from San Diego, CA

              About Me Professional

              Verified Buyer

              Pros

              • Durable
              • Reliable
              • Super Strong

              Cons

                Best Uses

                • Events
                • Landscape Photography
                • Traveling

                Comments about Hoya 77mm Ultraviolet UV Haze HD (High Density) Digital Filter:

                All outdoor, and event Photographers should use this filter. It has excellent optics and 4X the strength of normal filters. You paid a lot for that good glass, you need to protect it.

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                • No

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                5.0

                Great

                By Buckeye

                from Ohio

                About Me Hobbyist/Enthusiast

                Verified Buyer

                Pros

                • Durable
                • Easy To Use
                • Lightweight
                • Reliable

                Cons

                  Best Uses

                    Comments about Hoya 77mm Ultraviolet UV Haze HD (High Density) Digital Filter:

                    It does what it is supposed to do. All my filters are Hoya and I am never disappointed in them. Well worth the money.

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                    • No

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                    5.0

                    LOVE HOYA FILTERS, WELL MADE

                    By toaster

                    from Chicago

                    About Me Semi-Professional

                    Verified Buyer

                    Pros

                    • Durable

                    Cons

                      Best Uses

                      • Everyday use
                      • Landscape Photography

                      Comments about Hoya 77mm Ultraviolet UV Haze HD (High Density) Digital Filter:

                      mainly used on my 16~35l f4 lens

                      • Was this a gift?:
                      • No

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                      5.0

                      >Lens Protection

                      By Ken

                      from Bellingham, WA

                      About Me Hobbyist/Enthusiast

                      Verified Buyer

                      Pros

                      • Easy To Use

                      Cons

                        Best Uses

                          Comments about Hoya 77mm Ultraviolet UV Haze HD (High Density) Digital Filter:

                          While there is a lot of disagreement re: filters to protect lenses, I believe that spending a little more for a good filter is the way to go in order to have a little insurance for a expensive lens. This HD filter has not disappointed me.

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                          • No

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                          5.0

                          Works great

                          By EddieClarkMedia

                          from Boulder, CO

                          About Me Professional

                          Verified Buyer

                          Comments about Hoya 77mm Ultraviolet UV Haze HD (High Density) Digital Filter:

                          Works great, and got it at a good price.

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                          5.0

                          I now have a couple of these

                          By DCMJensen

                          from Clinton, WA

                          About Me Hobbyist/Enthusiast

                          Verified Buyer

                          Pros

                          • Durable
                          • Easy To Use
                          • Lightweight
                          • Reliable

                          Cons

                            Best Uses

                            • Everyday use
                            • Home
                            • Landscape Photography

                            Comments about Hoya 77mm Ultraviolet UV Haze HD (High Density) Digital Filter:

                            Does just what I want.

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                            • No

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                            4.0

                            Good lens protection

                            By David U

                            from Mendham NJ

                            About Me Hobbyist/Enthusiast

                            Verified Buyer

                            Pros

                            • Durable
                            • Easy To Use

                            Cons

                              Best Uses

                              • Everyday use
                              • Home
                              • Landscape Photography
                              • Portraits
                              • Traveling

                              Comments about Hoya 77mm Ultraviolet UV Haze HD (High Density) Digital Filter:

                              Does not reduce the exposure.

                              • Was this a gift?:
                              • No

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                              5.0

                              Great Quality

                              By Penna Girl

                              from Columbus, OH

                              About Me Hobbyist/Enthusiast

                              Verified Buyer

                              Pros

                              • Durable
                              • Reliable
                              • Sharp

                              Cons

                                Best Uses

                                • Landscape Photography

                                Comments about Hoya 77mm Ultraviolet UV Haze HD (High Density) Digital Filter:

                                I really like this filter. Purchased it for my favorite Canon 24-70 mm lens which I use daily. The quality is excellent.

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                                • No

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                                (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

                                 
                                5.0

                                What I needed

                                By JEG

                                from Dublin Ohio

                                About Me Hobbyist/Enthusiast

                                Verified Buyer

                                Pros

                                • Durable
                                • Easy To Use

                                Cons

                                  Best Uses

                                  • Proctects From Scratches

                                  Comments about Hoya 77mm Ultraviolet UV Haze HD (High Density) Digital Filter:

                                  I bought this filter to protect my 400 L series lens because I'm in brush a lot photographing deer. It fits well and does not seem to cause any distortion or flare.

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                                  • No

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