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B+W77mm SC 110 Solid Neutral Density 3.0 Filter (10 Stop)
 
4.7

(based on 152 reviews)

Ratings Distribution

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    (115)

  • 4 Stars

     

    (31)

  • 3 Stars

     

    (6)

  • 2 Stars

     

    (0)

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98%

of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

Pros

  • Easy to use (79)
  • Strong construction (51)
  • Clear optics (49)
  • Firm mount (42)
  • Great picture quality (26)

Cons

No Cons

Best Uses

  • Landscape/scenery (40)
  • Image manipulation (37)
  • Travel (17)
  • Shooting outdoors (11)
  • Long exposure (7)
    • Reviewer Profile:
    • Semi-pro photographer (46), Photo enthusiast (42), Pro photographer (17), Tech savvy (6), Casual photographer (5)
    • Was this a gift?:
    • No (121)

Most Liked Positive Review

 

Great product with little inconsistency

I did a lot of searching before I buy this one.

Compared to some other expensive competitors, B+W is reasonably affordable.

Build quality is amazing. I comes...Read complete review

I did a lot of searching before I buy this one.

Compared to some other expensive competitors, B+W is reasonably affordable.

Build quality is amazing. I comes with a plastic case which is NOT as good as the filter istself.

I mainly intended using it for ladscapes and waterscapes. BUT I've read there were some reddish color cast on the photos. I'll talk about this.

Yes the color cast is sometimes disturbingly visible but at some other time it may completely disappear(same place-same settings). This is an inconsistent effect to be honest. After trying it over 40 different places I've concluded :

-ND 3.0 is too dark that you want to focus first then put the filter on. Also dark filter may cause WB problems.

-ND 3.0 is also too dark that you never want to use aperture or shuttter priority modes. They always calculate half the light of enough exposure. So use manual only and shoot again if it's too dark.

-Reddish color cast mainly emerges when your WB settings are automatic. So shoot RAW if you want to be able to fix your images later.

-In bright daylight situations it can give you around 15 seconds of exposure. Which is bad enough for trees etc. to move due to wind and appear bluury on your final image. This is bad for landscapes and you may go for a brighter ND filter.

-In low light situations it causes desaturation sometimes. The image may seem washed out.

-Perfect for waterscapes and rivers. The water may even look like fog.

-It's really hard to clean, I guess it's bacause of it's coating. Even with a microfiber cloth it takes more than 5 minutes to clean it. So use it carefully.

-In a few photos it caused huge reddish cast only in the center of the image(mostly visible on darker areas). I caouldn't find out why.

Would I buy this product again? Yes, definitely!
Bu double it with a ND 1.2 if you're mostly a landscaper.

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Most Liked Negative Review

 

Good value but not perfectly neutral

I purchased this 9 stop ND filter so that I could try some long exposure daylight shots to get that silky water effect and also to experiment with other subjects such as meadows and tree...Read complete review

I purchased this 9 stop ND filter so that I could try some long exposure daylight shots to get that silky water effect and also to experiment with other subjects such as meadows and tree canopies.

It seems to be well made and it is considerably more affordable than some of the other 9-10 stop ND filters. However, it does have a distinct reddish colour cast. This isn't a serious problem for my purposes but some might feel otherwise.

The effect appears to be consistently even throughout the surface.

Reviewed by 152 customers

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5.0

Excelent filters

By Oscar

from undisclosed

Verified Buyer

Comments about B+W 77mm SC 110 Solid Neutral Density 3.0 Filter (10 Stop):

Works just as advertised

 
5.0

Great clarity, great value

By cjpix

from pawleys island, sc

Verified Buyer

Comments about B+W 77mm SC 110 Solid Neutral Density 3.0 Filter (10 Stop):

I have a few ND filters, and I thought that this filter had amazing clarity for the price.

(1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

 
5.0

I will be buying a 67mm filter also

By Dick

from Bremerton, Wa

Verified Buyer

Comments about B+W 77mm SC 110 Solid Neutral Density 3.0 Filter (10 Stop):

The 10 stop filter is simple to use with the long exposure calculator.

(1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

 
5.0

Does its job

By Siyuan

from Undisclosed

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Comments about B+W 77mm SC 110 Solid Neutral Density 3.0 Filter (10 Stop):

Does exactly what it's supposed to do. Make sure you cover your viewfinder completely to avoid a magenta glare on your images. 

Like some other reviewers suggested, you may notice a brown/reddish hue overcasting your images. This seems to be because IR light is still being picked up by the sensor - this can easily corrected in LR by adjusting color temperature down. If you're doing professional shoots where you'll absolutely need to get the color right, this probably isn't the filter for you anyways and you should invest in a separate IR Cut filter or spend more money on a higher-end ND filters.

(1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

 
5.0

allows you to make photographs you were not able to do befor

By photoartbymark

from ramsey NJ

Verified Buyer

Comments about B+W 77mm SC 110 Solid Neutral Density 3.0 Filter (10 Stop):

amazing product allows you 40 second and longer exposures you were not able to do before using regular filters

(2 of 2 customers found this review helpful)

 
5.0

Perfect

By Dany

from Undisclosed

Comments about B+W 77mm SC 110 Solid Neutral Density 3.0 Filter (10 Stop):

Great colors and perfect tool for long exposures in daylight.

(0 of 2 customers found this review helpful)

 
4.0

FOR THE PRICE I AM MORE THAN SATISFIED

By Michel Langis

from Amqui ,Québec

Verified Buyer

Comments about B+W 77mm SC 110 Solid Neutral Density 3.0 Filter (10 Stop):

FOR THE PRICE I AM MORE THAN SATISFIED

(2 of 2 customers found this review helpful)

 
5.0

Awesome filter

By Jason

from Boston

Verified Buyer

Comments about B+W 77mm SC 110 Solid Neutral Density 3.0 Filter (10 Stop):

Super affordable from B+W! A must-have for long exposures in daylight!

(2 of 2 customers found this review helpful)

 
5.0

Great Filter

By Mishu

from Queens, NYC

About Me Pro Photographer

Verified Buyer

Pros

  • Compact
  • Durable
  • Easy to Use
  • Great Picture Quality

Cons

    Best Uses

    • Landscape/Scenery
    • Travel

    Comments about B+W 77mm SC 110 Solid Neutral Density 3.0 Filter (10 Stop):

    High quality German made ND filter! A must have for long exposure photography!

    • Was this a gift?:
    • No

    (2 of 2 customers found this review helpful)

     
    5.0

    Highest Quality

    By Tom in Arizona

    from Phoenix, Arizona

    About Me Semi-pro Photographer

    Verified Buyer

    Pros

    • Good Audio Quality

    Cons

      Best Uses

      • Landscape/Scenery

      Comments about B+W 77mm SC 110 Solid Neutral Density 3.0 Filter (10 Stop):

      Great for creating a slower speed when f-stop will not go far enough. B+W has the highest quality filters on the market.

      • Was this a gift?:
      • No

      (2 of 2 customers found this review helpful)

       
      4.0

      B+W ND 3.0

      By Jj

      from Oregon

      Comments about B+W 77mm SC 110 Solid Neutral Density 3.0 Filter (10 Stop):

      Great filter with fair price.

      (2 of 2 customers found this review helpful)

       
      5.0

      Love it!!

      By detroitdj

      from Michigan

      Comments about B+W 77mm SC 110 Solid Neutral Density 3.0 Filter (10 Stop):

      High quality! Great filter. I've captured some really great long exposure images!!

      (2 of 2 customers found this review helpful)

       
      5.0

      Great day time long exposure tool

      By PhotoPhun

      from Seattle, WA

      About Me Semi-pro Photographer

      Verified Buyer

      Pros

      • Lightweight
      • Long Exposure

      Cons

        Best Uses

        • Landscape/Scenery
        • Travel

        Comments about B+W 77mm SC 110 Solid Neutral Density 3.0 Filter (10 Stop):

        This has been a great filter so far. There is some color shift but nothing a little post processing cannot fix.

        • Was this a gift?:
        • No

        (4 of 4 customers found this review helpful)

         
        4.0

        Amazing product

        By Saldanuhh

        from Salinas Valley, California

        Comments about B+W 77mm SC 110 Solid Neutral Density 3.0 Filter (10 Stop):

        When looking for a ND filter to compliment my landscape and seascape photos I did thorough research on every review site on the Internet on which filter was the best. Since filters aren't relatively cheap I had to spend time to make sure I was getting the best for what I was paying. Using it now for a couple weeks I do not regret getting this filter at all, it has solid built and it gets more than the job done. My photos come out sharp and the moving clouds and water very silky soft. While I did not get the MCR version since that one was almost double the price of what I paid for this, I do not regret getting this version. One drawback that I did find with this filter is that it does have somewhat of a red tint. However it's something that can be fixed in post processing. I would recommend.

        (2 of 2 customers found this review helpful)

         
        5.0

        Good solid filter

        By Jbphoto

        from Sunset Beach Hawaii

        About Me Pro Photographer

        Verified Buyer

        Pros

          Cons

            Best Uses

            • Landscape/Scenery

            Comments about B+W 77mm SC 110 Solid Neutral Density 3.0 Filter (10 Stop):

            Good quality glass.

            • Was this a gift?:
            • No
             
            5.0

            ND Filter

            By Rak�sh

            from Denver

            Comments about B+W 77mm SC 110 Solid Neutral Density 3.0 Filter (10 Stop):

            Great accessory to have in your kit

             
            5.0

            A must have.

            By Anthony

            from Puerto Rico

            Comments about B+W 77mm SC 110 Solid Neutral Density 3.0 Filter (10 Stop):

            This filter is excellent and does what is design to do. Great quality.

             
            5.0

            B + W Filter

            By Neen

            from Connecticut

            About Me Photo Enthusiast

            Verified Buyer

            Pros

            • Great Picture Quality

            Cons

              Best Uses

              • Landscape/Scenery

              Comments about B+W 77mm SC 110 Solid Neutral Density 3.0 Filter (10 Stop):

              Great filter to use during the day to be able to block light and stop motion on the ocean. Quality glass.

              • Was this a gift?:
              • No
               
              5.0

              Great product

              By Anthony

              from Puerto Rico

              Comments about B+W 77mm SC 110 Solid Neutral Density 3.0 Filter (10 Stop):

              Excellent quality and value. Fast delivery.

               
              5.0

              Good product

              By Sims

              from France

              Comments about B+W 77mm SC 110 Solid Neutral Density 3.0 Filter (10 Stop):

              good product quality packaging
              little messy and thread resistant

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