Reviews and Problems with Hoya 77mm Variable Density x3-400 Filter
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phil, B&H Photo
21 March 2016
Excerpt: Maybe it's just the physics of the thing, but my filter warms and cools as you turn it. it's absolutely wrecked some video work for me.
for stills, perfectly good (except some uneven gradients when stopped down fully, which is normal for these filters).
Excerpt: The variability gives more flexibility to really get the perfect exposure. A little expensive, but a pretty solid product. When it's on the lens you can't put a lens cap on over it, which can be a bit of a hassle since you have to take it off to put the cap back on, so if you need to change lenses...
Excerpt: I tried cheaper variable filters with bad results.
This one is by far the best bang for the bucks, very nice construction and little (although still present) color cast. It is good within the range, as will ALL other variable NDs a cross patterns appears if one pushes too much into the darker...