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Which Phantom 3 Professional filter and polarizer?

Discussion in 'Pro/Adv Discussion' started by Rouimi88, Apr 26, 2016.

  1. Rouimi88

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    Hey guys!
    Just wondering if this is a good filter set. Also if it's good that each filter is polarized.
    Other Neewer products have pretty good reviews.

    I know polar pro is leading brand but it's a bit pricey for what you get in my opinion.

    Let me know what you guys think!


    Amazon.com : Neewer® for DJI Phantom 4, DJI Phantom 3 Professional and Advanced, Multi-Coated PL-ND Filter Set: PL-ND4, PL-ND8, PL-ND16, PL-ND32, Made of High Definition Glass, Not for DJI Phantom 3 Standard : Camera & Photo
     
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  2. ryantrax

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    I have the Neewer ND 16, decent quality and optics. I'm not sure of the quality of the PL ND's though. I have the Polar Pro PL1, ND4, ND8 set, the quality of these are fine but the ND4 is almost useless, the ND 8 is good on partly cloudy days.
     
  3. alokbhargava

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    One needs ND 4, 8, 16 and 32 depending upon the light conditions. Most commonly used are ND 8 and ND 16.

    There are many brands available in the market. All have their types. People have been using them and all are equally good or bad. I have not seen any optical quality data anywhere. I don't know how much it matters.
     
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    You listed most of the popular brands, and different #'s have different effects on your videos & pics. #8 & #16 seems to be used often by flyers. I found in the classifieds that college geezer is selling filters for $2. I'll get a few and see how my videos/pics turn out.
     
  5. Rouimi88

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    What's good about this set is that they include all 4 densities.
    I'm just wondering if it's an advantage to have them polarized as well.
    I think they should be good quality since they are made of glass just like those of poor pro.
    $50 for a set of 4 vs $70 for a set of 3 where one is only a.polorizer and one is nd4 which is rarely used.
    See what I mean?
     
  6. spookypilot76

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    I bought the DJI brand filters ND4, 8, and 16 from micro center for 29 bucks each. I pretty much fly on nice and sunny very blue sky days and I only use the ND 16 filters with a custom white balance set to 5000k. Gives a nice cinematic vivid look to my videos. Give it a try!


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  7. Rouimi88

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    Thank you everyone for the amazing answers! Going to check out all these options!