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Feb 25, 2014 09:09 |  #421

Jamooche wrote in post #16715825 (external link)
Thank you! Much appreciated!

And regarding the square CP, I'm finding it's totally usable (as this topic confirms) in the square format. In this case, I had the lettering on the filter in the top position. I find it works best either in the top position or the right position.

Thats what I found. The Lee text facing outwards and at the top (top right as you look at the lens)


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Feb 25, 2014 12:03 |  #422

The square CPL acts like a warming or cooling filter when you can read the text from your camera.
When I got the CPL and tried it I thought they putted the wrong filter in the pouch, but it was me looking through the wrong side of the filter.


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Feb 25, 2014 17:14 |  #423

Bonbridge wrote in post #16716540 (external link)
The square CPL acts like a warming or cooling filter when you can read the text from your camera.
When I got the CPL and tried it I thought they putted the wrong filter in the pouch, but it was me looking through the wrong side of the filter.

I will have to try that as a warming filter sometime.

Here is another shot from the same morning:

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Mar 05, 2014 11:19 |  #424

Are the photos here with CPL 4x4 only or CPL 4x4 combined with other filters too?


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Mar 05, 2014 11:47 |  #425

Tareq wrote in post #16736345 (external link)
Are the photos here with CPL 4x4 only or CPL 4x4 combined with other filters too?

My last 2 photos posted here also had a 3 stop and a 2 stop Lee hard GND with the CPL.


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Mar 05, 2014 11:54 |  #426

Ok, then i can post here when i use LEE 4x4 CPL alone or with another filters combined.


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May 01, 2014 15:31 |  #427

Posting my opinion so take it for whatever it's worth.

I purchased a Lee 4x4 CPL from 2filters and I will be returning it in exchange for a 105mm B+W Kaesemann CPL with Lee mount kit.

The Lee 4x4 CPL had terrible glare since the edges aren't sealed and it did not have much of a polarization effect. Regardless of my orientation to the sun. I know many in this thread and I'm sure else where have had great success with this filter, however, I personally have not and that is quite alright. :)

I have had great results with B+W CPL's in the past and I will be purchasing this to use with my Lee FK, Lee Big Stopper (10 stop) & Lee Little Stopper (6 stop).

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Jun 10, 2014 17:17 |  #428

MJ23FE wrote in post #16875452 (external link)
Posting my opinion so take it for whatever it's worth.

I purchased a Lee 4x4 CPL from 2filters and I will be returning it in exchange for a 105mm B+W Kaesemann CPL with Lee mount kit.

The Lee 4x4 CPL had terrible glare since the edges aren't sealed and it did not have much of a polarization effect. Regardless of my orientation to the sun. I know many in this thread and I'm sure else where have had great success with this filter, however, I personally have not and that is quite alright. :)

I have had great results with B+W CPL's in the past and I will be purchasing this to use with my Lee FK, Lee Big Stopper (10 stop) & Lee Little Stopper (6 stop).

I just want to highlight that 2Filters has provided amazing customer service and support each and every time I have called up. I highly recommend them to anyone needing to purchase anything. I am repeat customer and will continue to go back for any of my needs.

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the 105mm circular will vignette with the 16-35 from my understanding.


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Jun 10, 2014 17:59 |  #429

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the 105mm circular will vignette with the 16-35 from my understanding.

Yes, it is, and if using many filters the vignetting will be more, but who knows, maybe that 105mm is large enough to cover that 16-35mm II, the mk1 is 77mm, mk2 is 82mm filter size.

I may add 105mm CPL just as addition, and i will compare it with my LEE 4x4 CPL, i didn't test my LEE much enough because no good landscapes and things i want to shoot to use it, but if things goes will and i travel to USA to where i dream, then this LEE CPL will get bored in shooting a lot.


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Jun 10, 2014 18:10 |  #430

Tareq wrote in post #16963982 (external link)
Yes, it is, and if using many filters the vignetting will be more, but who knows, maybe that 105mm is large enough to cover that 16-35mm II, the mk1 is 77mm, mk2 is 82mm filter size.

I may add 105mm CPL just as addition, and i will compare it with my LEE 4x4 CPL, i didn't test my LEE much enough because no good landscapes and things i want to shoot to use it, but if things goes will and i travel to USA to where i dream, then this LEE CPL will get bored in shooting a lot.

it's not large enough. I've been scouting polarizers and came across this:
http://www.canonrumors​.com/forum/index.php?t​opic=19029.0 (external link)

I guess the only solution is lee 4x4.


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Jun 10, 2014 18:26 |  #431

Ah ok, i have LEE 4x4 anyway, and thanks you mentioned it, so i will not waste money on 105mm CPL.


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Jun 10, 2014 18:56 |  #432

I have the Lee 4x4 square and I haven't had any issues at all (besides shattering one). I've never noticed any glare or flaring issues and the polarizing effect is fine.

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Jun 10, 2014 19:12 |  #433

jmarshphoto wrote in post #16964080 (external link)
I have the Lee 4x4 square and I haven't had any issues at all (besides shattering one). I've never noticed any glare or flaring issues and the polarizing effect is fine.

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Jun 10, 2014 19:33 |  #434

jmarshphoto wrote in post #16964080 (external link)
I have the Lee 4x4 square and I haven't had any issues at all (besides shattering one). I've never noticed any glare or flaring issues and the polarizing effect is fine.

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Fantastic shot! bw!

Here are some examples of what I am talking about. SOOC as far as I can remember.

Sun was high in the sky. Notice the glare that I had to deal with which was caused by the light passing through the edge of the CPL and reflecting into the lens. I've never had to worry about this before with any twist on CPL regardless of angle to the sun.

If I use another 4x4 CPL it'll definitely be the Schneider.

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Jun 10, 2014 23:06 |  #435

I wonder if throwing a lens cloth over top of the filter holder would help? I do this sometimes if the sun is off to the side like that.


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