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About B + W 77 Circular Polarizer


• Polarizer filters evenly increase color saturation of all colors (except black and white), creating deep, rich scenics.
• They add contrast for dramatic skies and ariel shots.
• Polarizers also eliminate glare from highly reflected surfaces like glass and water.
• Polarizers are two part lenses that rotate, allowing you to select the degree of additional saturation, contrast and glare reduction desired.
•They come in two varieties.
• Circular-for all types of cameras (required for beam splitting metering systems commonly found in auto-focus SLR's and in most current TTL Slr's; check your camera's manual).
• Linear-for rangefinders and older SLR metering systems.

The B + W 77 Circular Polarizer is commonly used for Color correction, Image manipulation, Lens protection, Shooting outdoors and more.The B + W 77 Circular Polarizer is most used by customers who consider themselves to be a Photo enthusiast, Semi-pro photographer among others.The B + W 77 Circular Polarizer is popular because customers like the following qualities of the B + W 77 Circular Polarizer: Clear optics, Compact, Consistent effect, Easily mounted, Easy to use, Firm mount, Improves picture quality and Strong construction

Summary of Customer Reviews

Customers most agreed on the following attributes:
Pros:
Clear optics (45),Strong construction (40),Firm mount (36),Consistent effect (32),Easily mounted (23),Easy to use (12),Compact (4),Improves picture quality (4)
Cons:
Weak effect (3)
Best Uses:
Color correction (27),Image manipulation (25),Lens protection (15),UV protection (8),Artwork (7),Shooting outdoors (5)
Reviewer Profile:
Photo enthusiast (22),Semi-pro photographer (13),Enthusiast (6),Professional (3),Tech savvy (3),Casual photographer (3)

B + W 77 Circular Polarizer Features

  • Multi coated for flare prevention.
  • Gives the same deep contrast and glare reducing properties to black and white photography.
  • Combines with Red filters for incredibly dramatic black and white landcsapes.

B + W 77 Circular Polarizer Reviews

Review Snapshot®

 
4.7

(based on 57 reviews)

98%

of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

Ratings Distribution

  • 5 Stars

     

    (43)

  • 4 Stars

     

    (11)

  • 3 Stars

     

    (2)

  • 2 Stars

     

    (1)

  • 1 Stars

     

    (0)

Most Liked Positive Review

 

Worth every penny

Useful in eliminating reflections on surfaces like windows or cars. You have to play around with the dial to get the desired effect if shooting the sky. Useful outdoors on a sunny day.

Reviewed by 57 customers

 
3.0

good quality product

By

from laurel, md  -  Photo Enthusiast

Good quality filter but price you have to pay over performance is too high, honestly I couldn't find much difference with my $7 cheap filter from other brand.

 
3.0

decent filter but too expensive for it'sperformance

By

from laurel, MD  -  Photo Enthusiast

Build quality is great does what it does but for about $145 I thought it will be way better than my old $6 cpl but honestly I couldn't see any difference even under careful pixel peeping (reducing reflection, making cloud pop). There could be something better that I don't know but for performance it was exactly same as my $6 cpl, I'm so disappointed on b+w. I'm sending this back.

 
5.0

I would buy this product again

By

from Lititz Pennsylvania  -  Semi-pro Photographer

Works great with sky and water

 
5.0

77 mm Polarizer

By

from Dallas, Texas  -  Photo Enthusiast

great quality glass, can be thinner

 
5.0

Excellent Value

By

from Udon Thani, Thailand  -  Photo Enthusiast

Value is completely different from cost. There are cheaper CP filters but for me, the extra value of brass construction justifies the additional cost of this filter

 
5.0

Best one to carry

By

from Cupertino  -  Photo Enthusiast

Landscape. Make my Hawaii sky stand out.

 
4.0

works as advertised

By

from San Jose, CA  -  Casual Photographer

used it on my nikon 10-24mm. bring up blue sky better with this filter.

 
5.0

This is a great filter I would reccomend

By

from Ft Lauderdale fl  -  Semi-pro Photographer

I use this filter all the time day or night it works excellent

(0 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

 
5.0

The best CPL

By

from Oak Creek WI  -  Photo Enthusiast

Great filter and CPL for professional use

 
5.0

Well Made Professsional Grade Polarizer

By

from Hamilton, Montana  -  Semi-pro Photographer

I use it atch'd to my Canon 70-200mm and won't leave home without it

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BARTON P  How will this filter work on my Nikon 10-24mm lens?
WILLIAM H  I shoot Canon so I cannot comment on the Nikon lenses. It is a good product as I am using it. Can recommend it.
Shopper  Why Did You Choose This?
AMY J  I chose B+W because of the great reviews. I previously had a Hoya filter that broke so I wanted to invest in a better quality filter.
Shopper  How does this lens attach to a 24-105mm lens?
VASU S  I am sorry I do not own 24- 105mm lens. I use this polarizer with a Nikon 16 -35 lens and then a Nikon 70 -300mm with a adaptor ring
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