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CPL Polarizing Filter 3Peak

Cut reflections and boost colours
Rated 4.8 out of 5
34 Reviews

Our professional Circular Polarizing Filter cuts reflected (polarized) light to increase contrast and boosts colour saturation and vibrancy. It also cuts out reflections from glass and non-metallic surfaces.

$42.00

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Our professional Circular Polarizing Filter cuts reflected (polarized) light to increase contrast and boosts colour saturation and vibrancy. It also cuts out reflections from glass and non-metallic surfaces.

$42.00

DESCRIPTION

Cut reflections, boost colour saturation and increase contrast by cutting out reflected polarized light.

Polarized light can wash out images with silvery reflected light and our Polarizing Filter cuts out 99.9% of reflected light from water, glass, and non-metallic surfaces, uncovering bolder colours.

Rotate our Polarizing Filter to improve colour saturation, contrast, and remove reflections. At full polarization, our CPL creates a 1.33 f-stop light reduction.

All our circular filters come with a protective travel tin case, a recycled cleaning cloth, and recycled plastic-free packaging.

DELIVERY

Free shipping within the USA.

We deliver with USPS for faster and safer delivery.

Standard shipping: 3-7 days.
Express shipping: 1-3 days.

Please allow an extra 2 days extra for regional areas.

RETURNS

30-day returns.

Shop with confidence knowing you can return products within 30 days of purchase.

CPL Polarizing Filter 3Peak

16-layer nano-coating

Quality protection, easier to clean.

Cut polarized light

Filter out 99.9% of reflected light.

Smooth rotation

For precise adjustments.

Lifetime warranty

Quality you can trust.

CPL Polarizing Filter 3Peak

No CPL

CPL 3Peak

Better colour saturation

Cut polarized light for more vibrant colours.

Cut reflections

Cut out polarized light for more dynamic images.

Boost contrast

Achieve stronger contrast for more vivid images.

Features

CPL Polarizing Filter 3Peak

Polarized German glass

Our premium SCHOTT B270 optical glass is coated with a 16-layer polarization nano-coating for excellent polarization, added protection, and easier cleaning.

CPL Polarizing Filter 3Peak

Slim magnalium rim

Our consciously designed slim rim avoids vignetting and our durable magnalium is guaranteed for life.

CPL Polarizing Filter 3Peak

Double-threaded

All our filters are double-threaded for stacking filters or using screw-mount lens caps.

How to Use

CPL Polarizing Filter 3Peak

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Find your filter size

Search your lens and find the diameter symbol Ø followed by a number (e.g. Ø58 or Ø58mm). This can be found on the front or side of your lens – this magic number is your filter size. Note: Your lens focal length (e.g. 18-55mm) is not your filter size.

CPL Polarizing Filter 3Peak

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Place flat and screw clockwise

Graciously behold lens in one hand and place flat on lens. Gently screw clockwise until just firm. Do not over-tighten – that which goes on must one day come off.

CPL Polarizing Filter 3Peak

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Twist until you see it

Tenderly rotate the outer rim of your CPL Filter and watch as the level of polarization changes.

CPL Polarizing Filter 3Peak

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For best results

You’ll need to adjust your exposure setting for a 1.33 f-stop light reduction. For best results, use your CPL with landscapes, streetscapes, around water, windows, snow, clouds and ensure the sun is at 90 degrees to your lens filter.

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Technical Specifications

CPL Polarizing Filter 3Peak

VS

CPL Polarizing Filter 1Peak
CPL Polarizing Filter 1Peak
CPL Polarizing Filter 2Peak
CPL Polarizing Filter 3Peak

Filter Type

Circular Polarizer

Circular Polarizer

Circular Polarizer

Circular Polarizer

Nano Coating

16-Layers

12-Layers

16-Layers

16-Layers

Grade

German SCHOTT B270

Japanese AGC Glass

Japanese AGC Glass

German SCHOTT B270

Density

0.4 (1.3 Stop)

0.4 (1.3 Stop)

0.4 (1.3 Stop)

0.4 (1.3 Stop)

Effect

Cuts reflections. Boosts Contrast

Cuts reflections. Boosts Contrast

Cuts reflections. Boosts Contrast

Cuts reflections. Boosts Contrast

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Frequently Asked Questions

Which range of CPL should I buy?

Let the quality of your lens guide your choice. Or simply go for the best – our 3Peak professional range.

Gobe has three different ranges of filters: 1Peak (Entry-level), 2Peak (Mid-tier), and 3Peak (Professional). When deciding which range is right for you, the most important consideration is the lenses you’ll be using them on. Let the quality of your lens guide your decision because an entry-level lens filter on a professional lens may affect image quality. Our 3Peak professional range is made with German SCHOTT optical glass – considered the best optical glass in the world.

If you are still unsure which range is best for you, read our Beginner's Guide to Lens Filters and Lens Adapters.

How do I get the most out of my CPL?

Use the 90-degree rule, then back it off a bit.

To achieve the strongest polarization possible, the reflected light source needs to be at 90-degrees to your CPL. To check this, make an L-shape using your thumb and index finger. Point your thumb at the lens and wherever your index finger is pointed, that is the angle that will achieve maximum polarisation. Sometimes at full polarization, the effect can look unrealistic so we suggest you back it off a bit for a slightly softer polarization.

Can I use your CPL with wide-angle and telephoto lenses?

Yes, absolutely. We recommend our 3Peak range for telephoto lenses.

Make sure you have the right size filter and you’re all set. All our filters are designed with a super slim rim to minimise any vignetting that can occur with wide-angle lenses. Because of the amount of glass in a telephoto lens, opting for our 3Peak CPL filter will provide the best possible image quality.

What's the difference between circular and linear polarzing filters?

A circular polarizer blocks reflected light from any angle while a linear polarizer only blocks reflected light from one direction.

A CPL offers more versatility and works better with digital cameras. Both linear and circular polarizers look the same, and they both do the same thing – reduce reflections on non-metallic surfaces such as water, glass and wet surfaces, and they increase colour saturation too. A CPL filter is essentially a linear polariser with an extra glass element that allows you to adjust your lens filter to block polarised light from different directions.

How do I clean my CPL filter?

Use a premium, chemical-free glass cleaning solution, and a microfibre cleaning cloth.

Our Cleaning Kit has everything you need to keep your filters cleaner for longer. Start by blowing and then brushing away the offending debris. If that works, you’re good to go. Avoid using the cleaning cloth and lens solution if it’s not necessary. If required, consciously spritz your cloth with a chemical-free cleaning solution (check that it can be used with coated glass – ours can) and, using circular motions, start wiping from the centre of the filter outwards. Read our full cleaning guide here.

"The German Optical Glass is as good as it gets. The construction and housing quality are excellent and takes stunning pictures outdoors with the sun." – Blek bought our CPL 3Peak.

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Great quality product

I love the Gobe ethos and their quality is exceptional. Very happy with my purchase.

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Great quality

These Gobe items are wonderful quality.

Seems like this company is definitely trying to do the right thing.

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Love It!!

Having tried many cheaper filters, I am wrapped with the quality of my new Gobe Filter I have purchased. Also dealing with an environmentally conscious company is also great.

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Quality filter and quality result!

Really happy with my purchase. Can't get over how high quality this filter is and the improvement in my photos! Can see such an improvement in colours. Would definitely recommend this filter.

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