10 Best Circular Polarizers for January 2021

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Hoya HD3 Circular Polarizer 77MM
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Hoya HD3 Circular Polarizer 77MM

by Hoya
What We like

NEW and IMPROVED ultra-smooth nano-coating is 200% harder for ultimate protection and cleaning

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Product Features

  • NEW 16-layer Ultra-Hard Nano Multi-Coating process creates the sharpest consumer circular polarizer available
  • NEW Multi-coating technology yields 92% light transmission and is extremely scratch & stain resistant and water & oil repellent
  • High-transparency UV absorbing polarizing film transmits 2/3 stop more light than standard PL films

New 16-layer ultra-hard nano multi-coating process creates the sharpest consumer circular polarizer available High-transparency uv absorbing polarizing film transmits 2/3 stop more light than standard pl films New multi-coating technology yields 92% light transmission and is extremely scratch & stain resistant and water & oil repellent

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Nikon AF-S FX NIKKOR 50mm f/1.8G Lens with Auto Focus and Circular Polarizer Filter - 58 mm
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Nikon AF-S FX NIKKOR 50mm f/1.8G Lens with Auto Focus and Circular Polarizer Filter

58 mm

by Nikon
What We like

Circular polarizer--one of the most popular special-effect filters

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  • Fast, upgraded f/1.8, compact FX-format prime lens
  • Deepens the intensity of blue skies; reduces or eliminates glare
  • Focal Length-50 mm, Minimum Focus Distance-1.48 ft.(0.45 m)

Fast, upgraded f/1.8, compact fx-format prime lens Deepens the intensity of blue skies; reduces or eliminates glare Focal length-50 mm, minimum focus distance-1.48 ft.(0.45 m)

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95mm X2 CPL Circular Polarizing Filter for Camera Lenses - AGC Optical Glass Polarizer Filter with Lens Cloth - MRC8 - Nanotec Coatings - Weather Sealed by Breakthrough Photography
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Breakthrough Photography 95mm X2 CPL Circular Polarizing Filter for Camera Lenses

AGC Optical Glass Polarizer Filter with Lens Cloth, MRC8, Nanotec Coatings, Weather Sealed by Breakthrough Photography

by Breakthrough Photography
What We like

X2 CPL (Circular Polarizer) FILTER: The X2 CPL filter features critically sharp AGC glass made in Japan. Resolving critically sharp and delivering excellent color neutrality, the X2 CPL features an ultra-slim frame profile, MRC8 and durable weather-sealed construction.

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Product Features

  • NANOTEC: In addition to state-of-the-art MRC8, our optical engineers developed new nano coating layer technology, called nanotec, from the ground up to repel dirt, water and other elements by beading rather than absorbing and smearing. Set in our completely weather-sealed X2 traction frame the X2 CPL was built to withstand the harshest of environmental conditions.
  • FITMENT: This CPL filter is compatible with all 95mm camera lenses. Your lens thread size will be printed underneath your lens cap or written somewhere on the lens barrel. Make sure you order the correct size otherwise it will not fit your lens.
  • MRC8 CREDIT FILTER: Uniformly applied MRC8 to eliminate unwanted glare and ghosting which easily gets compounded at long exposures. Our MRC8 is structurally harder than the glass itself, providing a protective scratch-resistant layer, shielding the glass from the elements of frequent fieldwork.

Fitment: this cpl filter is compatible with all 95mm camera lenses. your lens thread size will be printed underneath your lens cap or written somewhere on the lens barrel. make sure you order the correct size otherwise it will not fit your lens. Mrc8 credit filter: uniformly applied mrc8 to eliminate unwanted glare and ghosting which easily gets compounded at long exposures. our mrc8 is structurally harder than the glass itself, providing a protective scratch-resistant layer, shielding the glass from the elements of frequent fieldwork. Nanotec: in addition to state-of-the-art mrc8, our optical engineers developed new nano coating layer technology, called nanotec, from the ground up to repel dirt, water and other elements by beading rather than absorbing and smearing. set in our completely weather-sealed x2 traction frame the x2 cpl was built to withstand the harshest of environmental conditions.

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PolarPro QuartzLine 77mm CP Camera Filter (Circular Polarizer Filter)
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Polar Pro Filters PolarPro QuartzLine 77mm CP Camera Filter (Circular Polarizer Filter)

by Polar Pro Filters
What We like

Abrasion Resistant and Hydrophobic coatings increase surface hardness and make cleaning easy

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Product Features

  • 99.9% Pure Fused Quartz glass element with a base refractive Index of only 1.46 for razor sharp images
  • 1.3 Stop Circular Polarizer reduces glare and enhances color saturation and contrast with zero image degradation
  • 77mm Rugged Brass Frame / New optical coating technologies achieve near perfect target transmission while maintaining a Hyper Neutral Color profile

77mm rugged brass frame / new optical coating technologies achieve near perfect target transmission while maintaining a hyper neutral color profile 1.3 stop circular polarizer reduces glare and enhances color saturation and contrast with zero image degradation 99.9% pure fused quartz glass element with a base refractive index of only 1.46 for razor sharp images

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B + W Circular Polarizer Kaesemann - Xtra Slim Mount (XS-PRO), HTC, 16 Layers Multi-Resistant and Nano Coating, Photography Filter, 77 mm
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B + W Circular Polarizer Kaesemann

Xtra Slim Mount (XS-PRO), HTC, 16 Layers Multi-Resistant and Nano Coating, Photography Filter, 77 mm

by B + W
What We like

EASY TO USE CAMERA FILTER - The Ksemann polarization filter can easily be screwed onto the filter thread of most lenses. Thanks to its special design, the adjustment ring can then be rotated on the filter without resistance in order to improve your images in the simplest possible way. You see an immediate result through the camera viewfinder, or on the display. Adjust the effect strength as desired.

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Product Features

  • TOUGH & SOLID MOUNTS - B+W sockets are absolutely accurate, easy to apply, and easy to adjust as polarizing filters thanks to their precision manufacturing. With an extra narrow XS-PRO mount, vignettes can be ruled out in most cases, even at high wide-angle angles. Due to the internal thread, a conventional lens hood can also be fitted so you can take better pictures.
  • A MUST-HAVE Whether youre indoors or outdoors, the right polarizing filter is a must for every photography equipment. No other filter provides such a simple and fast method for breathtaking pictures through reduced reflections on water and smooth non-metallic surfaces. Enjoy richer colors in landscape photography, outlining clouds, skies, and skylines in perfect clarity.
  • MADE IN GERMANY - Schneider Kreuznach (B + W) Were proudly your precision mechanics specialists for filters, photography, optics and precision, with more than 100 years of German experience. Schneider products have already been used in NASA's Apollo missions. Thanks to our multi-resistant nano coating lens filter, were helping photographers everywhere take clearer, crisper images.
  • BEST WORKMANSHIP - The High Transmission (HTC) polarization film is set between two precise ground and polished cover glasses. It is particularly neutral in color and of high quality, providing for much sharper and richer images than conventional polarizing filters. The MRC glass has been refined with several wafer-thin layers of coating to ensure high scratch resistance and a dirt- and water-repellent effect due to nanotechnology (lotus effect).

Best workmanship - the high transmission (htc) polarization film is set between two precise ground and polished cover glasses. it is particularly neutral in color and of high quality, providing for much sharper and richer images than conventional polarizing filters. the mrc glass has been refined with several wafer-thin layers of coating to ensure high scratch resistance and a dirt- and water-repellent effect due to nanotechnology (lotus effect). A must-have whether youre indoors or outdoors, the right polarizing filter is a must for every photography equipment. no other filter provides such a simple and fast method for breathtaking pictures through reduced reflections on water and smooth non-metallic surfaces. enjoy richer colors in landscape photography, outlining clouds, skies, and skylines in perfect clarity. Tough & solid mounts - b+w sockets are absolutely accurate, easy to apply, and easy to adjust as polarizing filters thanks to their precision manufacturing. with an extra narrow xs-pro mount, vignettes can be ruled out in most cases, even at high wide-angle angles. due to the internal thread, a conventional lens hood can also be fitted so you can take better pictures. Made in germany - schneider kreuznach (B + W) were proudly your precision mechanics specialists for filters, photography, optics and precision, with more than 100 years of german experience. schneider products have already been used in nasa's apollo missions. thanks to our multi-resistant nano coating lens filter, were helping photographers everywhere take clearer, crisper images.

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Tiffen 77BPM14 77mm Black Pro-Mist 1/4 Filter & 77mm Circular Polarizer
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Tiffen 77BPM14 77mm Black Pro-Mist 1/4 Filter & 77mm Circular Polarizer

What We like

Product 2: 77mm diameter

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Product Features

  • Product 2: Essential for outdoor photography
  • Product 1: Contrast is lowered, but with less lightening of shadows
  • Product 2: Reduces or eliminates glare
  • Product 1: Controls highlight flares
  • Product 2: Deepens intensity of blue skies

Product 1: controls highlight flares Product 2: deepens intensity of blue skies Product 1: creates a soft light "pastel" effect Product 2: essential for outdoor photography Product 2: reduces or eliminates glare Product 1: contrast is lowered, but with less lightening of shadows

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Freewell Magnetic Quick Swap System 82mm Circular Polarizer (CP) Camera Filter
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Freewell Magnetic Quick Swap System 82mm Circular Polarizer (CP) Camera Filter

by freewell
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Optical Glass: Made of using the High Definition Premium Optical glass double-side multicoated Zero chromatic aberration (color shift)

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Product Features

  • Installation: Now switch your filter in 2-3 seconds with Freewell Quick Swap Magnetic system no more threading
  • Function: Circular Polarizer (CPL) Filter helps reduces glare from metallic surface increase color saturation & contrast
  • What is Included: Magnetic Base Ring, CPL Filter, Lens Cap, Microfiber Cleaning Cloth, Magnetic Hard Case
  • Coating: Each side of the glass element is coated with Waterproof, Dustproof, Scratch-resistant, Oilproof to make sure you are ready for all the adventures

Coating: each side of the glass element is coated with waterproof, dustproof, scratch-resistant, oilproof to make sure you are ready for all the adventures Installation: now switch your filter in 2-3 seconds with freewell quick swap magnetic system no more threading What is included: magnetic base ring, cpl filter, lens cap, microfiber cleaning cloth, magnetic hard case Function: circular polarizer (cpl) filter helps reduces glare from metallic surface increase color saturation & contrast

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Hoya 67mm NXT Plus Circular Polarizer Slim Frame Glass Filter
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Hoya 67mm NXT Plus Circular Polarizer Slim Frame Glass Filter

by HOYA
What We like

Waterproof top-coat for easy cleaning

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Product Features

  • Low-profile aluminum frame
  • 1.72 filter factor
  • 10-layers of HMC multi-coatings
  • Hoya polished clear glass

Low-profile aluminum frame 10-layers of hmc multi-coatings HOYA polished clear glass 1.72 filter factor

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Tiffen 62mm Digital HT Multi Coated Circular Polarizer
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Tiffen 62mm Digital HT Multi Coated Circular Polarizer

by Tiffen
What We like

Matte Black anti-reflecting inner ring.

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Product Features

  • cuts glare and reflection resulting in better contrast and deeper color
  • hardened coatings for better durability
  • Light weight metal mount
  • High light transmission charachteristics

High light transmission charachteristics Hardened coatings for better durability Light weight metal mount Cuts glare and reflection resulting in better contrast and deeper color

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B+W 77mm Circular Polarizer with Multi-Resistant Coating
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B + W B+W 77mm Circular Polarizer with Multi-Resistant Coating

by B + W
What We like

New thinner Pro mount. No vignetting

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Product Features

  • World's best optical glass
  • Highest possible polishiing technique
  • Brass Ring for higher Quality Image

Highest possible polishiing technique Brass ring for higher quality image World's best optical glass

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