Variable Neutral Density Filters

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Re: Variable Neutral Density Filters
In reply to Nate Dogg, 7 months ago

Nate Dogg wrote:

Per the Singh-Ray website:

"NOTE 2: The design of the Vari-ND Filter may introduce irregularities when used with very wide angle lenses, especially on full-frame cameras. Adjust your focal length and reduce the filter density setting until the irregularities disappear."

Fulll page found here:

http://www.singh-ray.com/varind.html

Furthermore, here is an example of someone having the exact same issue with a Singh-Ray filter, as well as a discussion about the subject as a whole:

http://www.flickr.com/groups/neutraldensity/discuss/72157625823550713/

I'm curious, what wide-angle lens have you used it on without issue? I've tried a few variable ND filters (both budget and expensive) on my E-mount 10-18mm f/4, and they've all produced that effect.

Nate

Lightshow wrote:

My Singh Ray doesn't cause X's like that.

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-Nate

I have the 82mm version and used it on my Canon 16-35LII and 1DIII(1.3x)

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