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NiSi ND-VARIO Pro Nano Variable ND Filter

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NiSi Pro Nano1.5-5 Stops Enhance ND-VARIO paired with the Panasonic Leica 12-60mm F2.8-4 and GH5

NiSi Pro Nano1.5-5 Stops Enhance ND-VARIO paired with the Panasonic Leica 12-60mm F2.8-4 and GH5

I knew variable ND filters were immensely useful since you could continuously shoot at the optimum aperture without the need of changing the filters according to the situations. I, however, had never used any variable ND filters that satisfied me in terms of image quality. Variable ND filters I knew could not reduce the light entering into the lens evenly, resulting in poor image quality.

This unevenness is called the X effect as the darker part creates an X-like shape. NiSi claimed that they completely eliminated the X effect with their new ND filter, ND-VARIO Pro Nano. So I decided to give it a try. As usual, I chose the bigger one, 82mm, so that I could use it with most of my glasses. The available filter thread sizes are 67mm, 72mm, 77mm, 82mm and 95mm.

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NiSi 150mm Holder System for the Nikon 14-24mm

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Yuga Kurita NiSi Half Grad 14-2430 sec. LE shot at sunrise. Nikon D800E + AF-S Nikkor 14-24mm f/2.8G ED + NiSi Filter Holder + Soft Nano GND8 (0.9)

The Nikkor AF-S 14-24mm f/2.8G ED is one of my favourite lenses. It is sharp from the widest open, and provides very dramatic perspectives. There is, however, one drawback that could cause photographers to hold back buying this awesome lens, that is, the bulbous front lens prevents users from attaching filters.

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