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Old 04-15-2006, 08:44 PM
farshid farshid is offline
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Default LEE v.s Cokin Filter System

Hi everybody

i need your help regarding these two systems "LEE (p series)" and "Cokin (foundation)".

1.first it's about the quality, which one is lighter, and more durable?

2.i found that the LEE is about $47 and cokin $10 why this much diffrence?

3.is it possible to fit the lee filters on the cokin system?

4.if you were i, which one you would go for?
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Old 04-15-2006, 09:18 PM
Darren Darren is offline
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Default Re: LEE v.s Cokin Filter System

I could be wrong, but I believe the Lee can only be used with their own filter holders. The Lee is of higher quality; the Cokin are good to find out if you are interesting in using the square filters, best used for grads, but they are of lower optical quality, and I know the Cokin are somewhat easily scratched. The third player in the game is SinghRay, which I believe are even pricier than the Lee. SinghRay will mount in Cokin holders I believe.

Since the Cokin are relatively inexpensive, I would personally start there to decide if filter use in that style fits into your style of photography. Once you are certain they do, then you could go to Lee or SinghRay.

Remember this advice is coming from someone who hasn't used a filter of any type for probably over a year.
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Old 04-16-2006, 03:34 PM
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Default Re: LEE v.s Cokin Filter System

thanks for your useful information.
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Old 04-16-2006, 07:16 PM
mlopes mlopes is offline
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Default Re: LEE v.s Cokin Filter System

i don't know Lee nor Shyngray. I've bought cokin P series holder and a couple of filters.
I think they are quite nice, light, verstatil and relatively cheap.

I also bought cokin because the square format gives you more freedom.

Mario
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Old 04-16-2006, 09:57 PM
Wirraway Wirraway is offline
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Default Re: LEE v.s Cokin Filter System

I use the Cokin P holder but with HiTech filters which don't have the color cast of Cokin neutral density filters.
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Old 04-17-2006, 05:34 PM
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Default Re: LEE v.s Cokin Filter System

are you satisfied with the quality of the filters?

i heared that they are easily scratched and you should be very careful?

what's your favorite filter collection?
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