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Sep 05, 2017 01:09 |  #1

Just ordered EF 16-35 F4 IS and want to know what's the best bang for the buck ND filters for this lens ?


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Sep 05, 2017 01:14 |  #2

Haida Slim Pro II MC Filter off eBay.

Here is one possible link (assuming you want a 10-stopper). They also have 3 stoppers.

http://www.ebay.com …m:mMyB6j5hgJ87X​AHJlKeO3YA (external link)


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Sep 05, 2017 03:23 |  #3

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Sep 05, 2017 07:01 |  #4

Adorama is offering lots of deals on filters. See the listing at https://www.adorama.co​m …Circular-Filter-Size_77mm (external link) for the 77mm ND's. Use the filter settings along the left edge to narrow down the choices. One of the better ones, the B + W 77mm 110 3.0 (1000X) ND Single Coating Filter is available at about 1/2 price or $70 (see https://www.adorama.co​m/bw77nd1xc.html (external link)) but there are plenty more at higher and lower prices.




  
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Sep 05, 2017 14:44 |  #5

Why can't I open adorama website on my tablet?


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Sep 05, 2017 15:01 |  #6

I'll 2nd a Haida Pro. They're excellent, minimal color cast, great coatings, sharp. I sold all my Lee stuff and just use a single 10 stop Haida Pro these days.

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Sep 05, 2017 16:28 |  #7

Has anybody given the ZOMEI 100mm x 100mm 10 stop ND filter a try? For one thing it's made with German Schott glass and not resin, which obviously means that if you drop it on a hard surface you've had it. But optically it could convince.




  
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Sep 06, 2017 18:12 |  #8

strobe monkey wrote in post #18445217 (external link)
Why can't I open adorama website on my tablet?

I just checked the links and both work fine from my Win7 laptop. Repeat of the 2nd link. Copy and paste into your browser and see if it works.

https://www.adorama.co​m/bw77nd1xc.html (external link)




  
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Sep 07, 2017 09:50 |  #9
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Is Haida at the moment. It got good reviews and the color is more neutral. I just ordered one from China, 72mm, 6 stops. $44. I think the average pricing is around $55+.


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Sep 09, 2017 10:48 |  #10

Ah-keong wrote in post #18444835 (external link)
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I also have this filter in a 6-stop version, and find it works very well. Seems a vey good value.


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Sep 10, 2017 22:52 |  #11

NCSA197 wrote in post #18448020 (external link)
I also have this filter in a 6-stop version, and find it works very well. Seems a vey good value.

I have the prond100 (6,2/3-stop) and it works well.
Wondering if I should get the prond500 (9-stop) or the prond1000 (10-stop) next.  :p


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Sep 11, 2017 00:45 |  #12

How about the Tiffen filters, are they any good and are they really made in the USA?


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Sep 11, 2017 01:08 |  #13

strobe monkey wrote in post #18449047 (external link)
How about the Tiffen filters, are they any good and are they really made in the USA?

The reviews I have read indicated that they cast a color on the shots.

Get the Haida. You won't be disappointed.


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Sep 11, 2017 04:45 as a reply to  @ NCSA197's post |  #14

I bought the Hoya 6-stop, and some time later purchased a Lee kit with the 10-stop (Super Stopper). In general, the square/rectangle shape of the Lee style filters along with the holder they use is what I prefer, but occasionally will screw on the Hoya, particularly when I'm not taking all the camera stuff with me and want to throw a filter in my pocket in case it may be needed.


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Sep 11, 2017 10:06 |  #15
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Ah-keong wrote in post #18449013 (external link)
I have the prond100 (6,2/3-stop) and it works well.
Wondering if I should get the prond500 (9-stop) or the prond1000 (10-stop) next.  :p

If I were you, I would get a 2 stops or 3 stops ND filter and to stack it. From what I read and understand, 9 stops/10 stops are often used if you want to create creative BW shots. Most people use the 6 stops filter more....Personally, I am planing to stack it with a CPL filter with my 6 stops ND. That should give me about 8 stops. I could also stack two long exposure shots in CS6 in order to get the necessary 10 stops+ motion blur effects.


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