Polar Pro Variable ND filter - Peter Mckinnon Edition

6 months 2 weeks ago #638589 by Nefarious
$449 for the pair?  Jury is still out to lunch on this.  However, these filters look pretty convincing.  You Tube recommended me a video on these filters earlier.  



Now, do I spend nearly 1.5x cost of other options for these filters?  I don't suppose any of you have experience with this companies other filters do you?  Actually that would be helpful to know.  Please share your opinion of their filters.  Build quality?  Are there marketing claims on the dot or exaggerated?  

Thanks!

Oh and here is the link if you haven't seen these filters yet.  - 


https://www.polarprofilters.com/products/variable-nd-mckinnon?variant=22163650314324


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6 months 2 weeks ago #638601 by I shoot RAW
Agree a little high compared to other options.   I like, but my wallet is saying to hold off and wait till more reviews come in.  What I do like is the numbers on the side that tell you specifically where you are stopped at.  Which I'm surprised no one else has included.  

Wasn't me :)
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6 months 2 weeks ago #638714 by Nikon Shooter
I am using a full range various from an other well know
maker with success and at a third of the price.

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6 months 2 weeks ago #638716 by Pettigrew

Nikon Shooter wrote: I am using a full range various from an other well know
maker with success and at a third of the price.


Who are you using?  

Canon EOS 7D SLR | XT W/18-55 Kit Lens | Canon 50mm 1.8 | Tamron 17-50mm 2.8 | Canon 28-105mm | Canon 75-300mm | Canon 100mm 2.8 Macro | Canon 100-400
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6 months 2 weeks ago #638717 by Nikon Shooter

Pettigrew wrote: Who are you using?  


Tiffen.

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6 months 2 weeks ago #638734 by Ira Weber
It's an impressive filter set up.  With out reading more on it, seeing user reviews, it's tough to make a pass or buy decision.  


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6 months 2 weeks ago #638886 by Sawyer
Numbers on the side are a big win.  If it works as it they claim, yeh, awesome.  Pricey, but that would pay for itself perhaps.  

Canon 5D Mark II | Canon 70-200mm f/2.8L IS USM | Canon 35L | Sigma 85 1.4 | Helios 44M-6 58mm(M42) | Zeiss 50mm 1.4 (C/Y) | Canon 135L | (2) 430EX II
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6 months 2 weeks ago #639012 by Kyle O
My camera is saying I want, my wallet is say it's time the camera get's a job!  LMAO


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6 months 2 weeks ago #639014 by Nikon Shooter

Kyle O wrote: My camera is saying I want, my wallet is say it's time the camera get's a job!



:thumbsup:  Good thinking!

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6 months 2 weeks ago #639016 by Piechura
I was under the impression that fixed ND filters generally had better image quality than variable. Is that not the case?

Obviously within reason. I know that a $300 variable is going to be better than a $30 fixed.

As for Peter's ND filter, it certainly looks impressive, but then he's a very good salesman, so it's definitely worth waiting for the reviews. The numbers on the side are a great idea though. Mine doesn't have that, and it means there's a bit more trial and error involved.


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6 months 2 weeks ago #639116 by Pettigrew

Nikon Shooter wrote:

Pettigrew wrote: Who are you using?  


Tiffen.



Just to clarify, are you talking about a variable ND? 

Canon EOS 7D SLR | XT W/18-55 Kit Lens | Canon 50mm 1.8 | Tamron 17-50mm 2.8 | Canon 28-105mm | Canon 75-300mm | Canon 100mm 2.8 Macro | Canon 100-400
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6 months 2 weeks ago #639158 by Sharna Lee
Have any of you used other ND filters from this company?


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6 months 1 week ago #639178 by Nikon Shooter

Pettigrew wrote: Just to clarify, are you talking about a variable ND? 


Yes!

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6 months 1 week ago #639267 by Steve Zahra
Nice filter, but priced high.  Likely to cover royalty check to Peter.  


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1 month 3 weeks ago #656771 by Sanford
Are these made by same company that makes Break Through  Filters? 


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