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Platinum - 55mm Circular Polarizer Lens Filter-Angle_Standard

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Rating 4.3 out of 5 stars with 72 reviews

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  • Rating: 5 out of 5 stars

    Great polarizing filter for a small price

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    gwinn
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    I bought a polarizing filter at a local Best Buy store but ended up getting the wrong size so I returned it and used the credit for this one. I'm still new to this whole photography thing but I was told that a polarizing filter increases the saturation of a picture and makes it more clear, this filter seems to get the job done. I've tried it at many places such as NH's White Mountains and the Grand Canyon. Pictures came out good with the help of this filter. This is a must need accessory for landscape photographers.

    I would recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 5 out of 5 stars

    Rotating Polarizing Filter (lens)

    Posted
    jjohnson149
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    After purchasing this filter, I attached it to the camera and stepped a few feet outside of Best Buy. After turning the camera on and pointing it towards the sky, I just rotated the filter to note the objects' definitions. In this case the objects were clouds. Rotating the filter 360 degrees the definitions of the clouds went from an ordinary view to very defined clouds. I liked what I saw.

    I would recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 1 out of 5 stars

    Does not polarize

    Posted
    John
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    I'm experienced with polarizing lenses. This product has not been manufactured properly. It does not filter at all. It seems that both elements are made of the same material. I gave this as a gift so I was really embarrassed when I discovered the frustrating failure of this product.

    No, I would not recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 5 out of 5 stars

    Excellent Filter for cameras

    Posted
    gwhite1
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    I have been using the platinum series filters on my new Canon 80D DSLR. This is my first CP, circular polarization, filter for my rig. No issues, works as advertised. I love the case that each filter comes with. They are clearly labeled and easy to read while in the field.

    I would recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 2 out of 5 stars

    Polarizing lens?

    Posted
    Woolensails
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    I was told this lens was good to keep out the glare from sun without losing the light. I bought it on store recommendation and I am not happy with it. It does not reduce that much light, it only darkens the photos and destroys the color, maybe I am doing something wrong, but not worth the money.

    No, I would not recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 5 out of 5 stars

    nice filter

    Posted
    HENRY
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    I recently bought this for my trip to the Grand Canyon. Took pics with and without the filter. When I got home and looked at them the filtered ones show alot more detail and the haze in the air was gone

    I would recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 5 out of 5 stars

    Perfect for sunny days

    Posted
    MattG6
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    I bought this filter for sunny, ocean photo's. I'm just starting out learning photography and needed something to help with reflection off the ocean / water surface. A good 'staple' for the camera bag.

    I would recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 3 out of 5 stars

    Honestly, it’s just ok

    Posted
    Spyder
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    For the price, I shouldn’t have expected much. It didn’t do much for the color saturation of my photos but makes for a good lens protector. The changes are very subtle.

    No, I would not recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 4 out of 5 stars

    Good protection and effects

    Posted
    EdgarJLR
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    It does its job. It protects and keeps away the excess of light while giving you nice blue skies and sharper colors. Good filter and cheap for a beginner. Obviously upgrading is a most eventually.

    I would recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 5 out of 5 stars

    Cool little fliter

    Posted
    ljones09
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    This fliter will also some creative while taking outdoor picture. It reduces the amount of noice that comes from taking pictures of a shiny object either due to background or center piece object.

    I would recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 5 out of 5 stars

    good quality for the money

    Posted
    rindy
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    I kept reading, buy a "good" polarized filter - but not able to shell out $100-200 buck for a filter, I bought this one. I have not been disappointed. Good quality for the money and starting out.

    I would recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 5 out of 5 stars

    High Quality

    Posted
    johnnyyford
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    The Platinum polarizer does it's job perfectly...glare is gone, colors are popping and the sun is shining. The threading is perfectly machined and threads in effortlessly.

    I would recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 2 out of 5 stars

    Value but..

    Posted
    Mark
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    I recently purchased this for my Nikon d5500.. put it on works well.. BUT.. with a huge BUT.. it's won't come off my lens. Tried unscrewing it but won't budge..

    No, I would not recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 4 out of 5 stars

    No complaints

    Posted
    Sandy
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    This was a gift to my son. He has not gotten to use it in all the conditions he wants but at this point appears to be good.

    I would recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 5 out of 5 stars

    Makes those clouds pop

    Posted
    Jacob
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    Got this filter hoping to get some good shots of clouds and sky pictures. And man did I I never take the filter off. Love will be buying a us filter as well.

    I would recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 5 out of 5 stars

    Second Polarizer Filter

    Posted
    Lucytoo23
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    I bought a NIKON 3400 with two lens. I purchased a 58mm Polarizer Filter to fit one Lens. This 55mm is for the second Lens.

    I would recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 5 out of 5 stars

    good product

    Posted
    amuu
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    its a good quality product.i was not sure before i bought it. i got this because it was reasonable priced. and i am happy with it, money well spend.

    I would recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 4 out of 5 stars

    Great product

    Posted
    Paddy
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    My first polarized lenses. Reasonably priced, Changed the game on my photos drastically.

    I would recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 5 out of 5 stars

    Polarized filter

    Posted
    Brzwrb
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    The polarized filter worked great for bringing out the blues in the ocean. Highly recommend.

    I would recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 1 out of 5 stars

    Garbage

    Posted
    Kathi
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    Blown out highlights at both ends. Not all CPs are created equal. Spend more and get a quality filter

    No, I would not recommend this to a friend