When it comes to must have filters, any respectable photographer or filmmaker will tell you about the importance of having a neutral density filter. It is especially useful to own one when you shoot long exposures of subjects like waterfalls, but they’re also quite handy when shooting footage. Neutral density filters are very versatile because they are an alternative way to reduce exposure without closing your aperture or selecting a faster shutter speed.
Kenko’s Puro 3 stop filters are designed to perform at the highest level, but the best part about them is that they don’t cost a fortune. The Puro series has an exclusive formulation of special multi-coating that allows you to operate in harsh conditions like rain or dust.
They are specially designed to reduce color cast and enhance overall image quality. Many filters have a heavy ring that not only adds to the overall weight of the lens, but also limits operation, especially if you stack several filters on top of each other.
Kenko’s SLIM ring is made of light aluminum that will allow you to smoothly operate the lens and effortlessly stack more filters if required.
There are plenty of options to choose from in this category but you’ll have a hard time finding better value for money in a ND filter.