Cokin filter system/rebranding

Discussion in 'Accessories' started by RajC, Sep 6, 2013.

  1. Fmrvette

    Fmrvette This Space For Rent

    May 26, 2012
    Detroit, Michigan
    Hi Raj!

    I've not used Cokin filters since I abandoned film in 2006.

    I think I'll hang back and let somebody else try 'em first :biggrin: - those things weren't all that cheap even in the 1970's.

    With the post processing now available...I dunno. Maybe...get started using the neutral density set and go from there...

    I dunno :confused: .


  2. Cruzan80

    Cruzan80 Mu-43 All-Pro

    Aug 23, 2012
    Denver, Co
    Sean Rastsmith
    Not sure what exactly is really changing. They changed the name a bit ago (first noticed about 3 months ago), and from what I read, the cases and naming conventions get an overhaul. Nothing else really...
  3. Clint

    Clint Mu-43 Hall of Famer Subscribing Member

    Apr 22, 2013
    San Diego area, CA
    Everything old is new again.
    Cokin was the "Creative Filter System" in the 70s and 80s.
  4. beanedsprout

    beanedsprout Mu-43 Veteran

    Apr 13, 2013
    north central Ohio
    Meh. I bought one of their expensive filters once. Wasn't impressed with the amount of ghosting so I moved on.
  5. Repp

    Repp Mu-43 All-Pro Subscribing Member

    Jan 27, 2011
    Seoul, South Korea
    I ended up going with the Lee Seven5 system instead, it just arrived this week. I like how the nd grad transitions are designed for smaller sensors instead of just smaller cuts of the larger filters. Sadly I haven't had much of a chance to play with it much, work has been a bit hectic, and it's apparently raining on my one off day /sigh.
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