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I have a Docter Optics 360 6.7 Tessar which takes 95mm filters. Tiffen makes a series of 4x4 Grad ND filters 2mm and 4mm thick for a very reasonable price. Is there any difference between the filters except for the thickness?
Is there an adaptor out there that I can screw onto my lens or another 95mm filter attached to the lens which will hold a 4x4 filter such as the Tiffens I've described? My thinking is that if I can slide the Grad ND up and down in the holder that I can frame any way I want and adjust the Grad ND filter accordingly.
Is there something like this in existence, or would this be work for Mr. Grimes?
-- Jonathan Brewer (email@example.com), June 21, 2001
Bring your filter into a camera store and try the Cokin P holder. There are others available but the names escape me. Cheers
-- Scott Walton (firstname.lastname@example.org), June 22, 2001.
4x4 filter holders might cause vignetting on your lens with a 95 mm thread. You can use scotch tape with your 4x5 or 4x6 filters, or get a Cokin X-Pro filter holder which has a 120(?) mm opening. Try here: http://www.minoltausa.com/cokin/pro/index.htm Yeah, SKG can always make magic for you. Cheers,
-- Geoffrey Chen (DB45TEK@AOL.COM), June 22, 2001.
Lee Filters makes a 95mm adapter ring, and a holder for 4" wide filters. I'd recommend a 4x6" graduated filter, which will allow for more leeway adjusting your grad line up and down.
-John Adler LEE Filters USA
-- John Adler (email@example.com), June 27, 2001.