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UV filters test

11 May 2009
Szymon Starczewski

24. Tiffen 72mm UV

UV filters test - Tiffen 72mm UV
UV filters test - Tiffen 72mm UV
www.tiffen.com
Tifen 72mm UV
Price: 72 PLN

The Tiffen Company is a well-known American company producing glass filters for photographers and cinematographers. We were, unfortunately, only able to test the most basic UV filter from this company.


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Test result:

Transmission
UV filters test - Tiffen 72mm UV

Visible light (390 - 750 nm): 88.3 %
Ultraviolet (200 - 390 nm): 25.5 %
0/10
2/10
Flares
without filter
with filter
UV filters test - Tiffen 72mm UV
UV filters test - Tiffen 72mm UV
0/5
without filter
with filter
UV filters test - Tiffen 72mm UV
UV filters test - Tiffen 72mm UV
0/5
without filter
with filter
UV filters test - Tiffen 72mm UV
UV filters test - Tiffen 72mm UV
0/5
Vignetting
Edge darkening at the 12.3% level
1.5/5
Results
Final result: 16th place in the overall ranking and a good rating
Cost-to-Benefit result: 20th place
3.5/40
-16.2

Summary:

    Sadly, last place on both our overall and cost-to-benefit rankings goes to this basic Tiffen filter. We don’t think we have to add anything else.


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