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Hoya - NXT 49mm Circular Polarizer Lens Filter-Angle_Standard

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Rating 4.6 out of 5 stars with 28 reviews

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  • Rating: 4 out of 5 stars

    Worth it

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    JayJ
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    Never thought I needed this until I started using one. Great on my 50mm 1.8. Used it almost every chance I got. Even for night photography with ample light. Cuts on glare and cuts down on over exposure in sunlight. Will buy a new one for every lens I get for now on. Plus it protects your lens. Only gripe, it would fall off after spinning to adjust the feature. Also it would grind when I would rotate as well. Not sure if I just had a bad one.

    I would recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 3 out of 5 stars

    Rough Adjustment & OK Optics

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    EvilPhish
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    It's alright for the price. It isn't made to the tightest tolerances, so turning the polarizing element is a little rough and gritty feeling. The threads are cheap metal and cross easily (as I pointed out in another review). The polarizing effect is slightly uneven across the field of view, which isn't an issue for MOST shooting situations. It's an ok value for the money overall, a really nice upgrade from one of these will cost over 2x the price, which pretty much puts this one at the top of it's price point competitors.

    I would recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 4 out of 5 stars

    Gets the job done

    Posted
    Denki
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    I'm not new to what a polarizer can do and while this one does get the job done, I've noticed some vignetting in most if not all of my shots. However, this can be very easily removed in post, if you tend to post to social media straight out of camera, chances are you'll end up cropping anyway so it might not be a big deal after all.

    I would recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 5 out of 5 stars

    Expensive but good

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    Denki
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    This is one of the most expensive polarizers considering it doesn’t provide any additional f-stops. The main reason I got it was the picture quality as this one has little to no vignetting, the adjustment ring is a little stiff which is good for me as it doesn’t move unless I want it to

    I would recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 5 out of 5 stars

    Colors pop even more

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    BN122
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    I mated this to my A7Riii, and it is quite a treat to see the colors transform and just pop when printing out my shots. Quite vivid and never saturated are what others have said about my shots once I started using the filter in outdoor photography.

    I would recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 4 out of 5 stars

    Good for the money

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    NickyTees
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    Not a bad polarizer, took great pics while out on the ocean on vacation. The only downside is there really is no indication or stops which would be nice to be able to lock down a setting and go with it. But for the price, can't complain.

    I would recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 5 out of 5 stars

    Well made filter

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    ArtroChase
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    Purchased this filter to use on my Canon M50. Threading was well machined. Just what I needed to cut reflections when shooting through glass windows and bodies of water.

    I would recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 4 out of 5 stars

    I think it's good though

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    clarisssssaa
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    I ended up returning this only because it was a gift and they didn't want it but when trying it on at first I think I had a defective filter because it would never screw on tightly; it just kept screwing..

    I would recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 5 out of 5 stars

    Great filter

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    jpc0421
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    Good filter a lot better than the Platinum ones but it can be a pain to take off the lens

    I would recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 5 out of 5 stars

    this is polarizing

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    OldGuy90
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    used with my macro lens and seem to help while shooting in the sun for certain colors especially for flower closeups and still can capture nice details

    I would recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 4 out of 5 stars

    Gets the job done

    Posted
    Techgeek
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    These are not the cheapest CPL filter available, but you are paying for the Hoya name. These fit the lens perfectly and does it's job

    I would recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 5 out of 5 stars

    Perfect for landscape photography

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    Rubicon300
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    Using on Fuji 16mm 2.8. Does nice job of making outdoor shots more vibrant.

    I would recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 5 out of 5 stars

    Great protection for your lens

    Posted
    Alex
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    It's a great filter/protector for your lens. Good polarized effect without distorting your pictures.

    I would recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 3 out of 5 stars

    still figuring it out

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    kelly
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    have been experimenting with using this filter. so far not getting much improvement over pics without the filter, but might be my inexperience.

    No, I would not recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 5 out of 5 stars

    nice lens

    Posted
    etcpro
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    happy with the quality and ease of use. thanks Best Buy!thanks

    I would recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 4 out of 5 stars

    Cool

    Posted
    Leah
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    It worked as described. Very easy to use and add to camera

    I would recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 5 out of 5 stars

    Great product!

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    famgos4
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    This filter was very useful and helps make photos come out even clearer while protecting the lens!

    I would recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 5 out of 5 stars

    Perfect for taking photos of cars!

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    Robert
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    Drastically decreases the amount of glare in your photos while shooting in direct sunlight.

    I would recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 5 out of 5 stars

    Awesome... polarizer... this is it!!!

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    kaneda
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    Looking for a great polarizer... this one is the one!!! Highly recommended!!! :)

    I would recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 4 out of 5 stars

    Loved this filter

    Posted
    TechLover
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    Filters are great to protect your lens and a polarized filter helps to reduce glare. Makes for better photos.

    I would recommend this to a friend