KASE filters - the MUST HAVE addition to your photography kit - Meghan Maloney Photography

KASE filter kits - the MUST HAVE addition to your photography kit

After a few years as a landscape photographer and experience using 3 previous brands of filters, I was a little skeptical that a new filter brand could impress me enough to make me want to switch from my current filter set up.

BUT when KASE Filters asked if I would be interested in working with them I went in with an open mind and, agreed to purchase a set of KASE's K8 100mm filter kit AND their BRAND new magnetic circular kit to see if they were as good as all the hype I'd seen online. One thing I should mention is that in the past I have sometimes been provided with free product to review, but this time I actually had to invest in purchasing the kit myself so with KASE I'm saying it because I paid for the product and I actually believe in it!       

So what was the verdict? I have been really impressed on a number of fronts, and I'm confident in saying they are a MUST-HAVE addition to your landscape photography kit to take your photography to the next level.

Here's the low down:

KASE Wolverine Series K8 100mm Entry Level Kit - $689 NZD

The entry level kit shown here comes with:

The K100 slim holder | 86mm magnetic circular polariser | 3-stop (0.9) soft graduated neutral density filter (GND) | 6-stop (ND64) neutral density filter | 77-86mm and 82-86mm filter rings | 67-82 and 72-82 step up rings | A soft pouch bag to carry up to 10 filters

I went and tested all the components of the Kase K8 100mm kit out in the field so you can see just how beautifully it all works together. Take a look at the video below:


KASE Magnetic Circular Filter Kit (BRAND NEW PRODUCT) $430-$500 NZD

In addition to the K8 kit, I was really intrigued to try out the brand new magnetic circular kit that KASE has just released. 

This kit is unique with its stackable magnetic filters - you screw the UV filter onto your lens and then you can stack the CPL and ND filters - they just snap on into place since they're magnetic. The whole kit is really slim and so easy to take on and off in a jiffy - which makes it the perfect accessory when you're in a hurry to switch between filters or in a tough physical location where you're balanced precariously and you don't want to be fiddling around with attaching a holder and sliding filters into place. 

Check out my video showing them in action below!



Purchasing your KASE Filters  

The KASE Entry Level Kit retails at $689 NZD

There are options for adding on extra filters such as the 10-stop separately for $230 NZD or purchasing the High-End or Master kits also (please enquire).

The KASE Magnetic Circular Filter Kit retails at $430-500 NZD

The price depends on what size lens you are using (67, 72, 77 and 82mm)


Still not sure why you need to use filters in photography?

Check out my guide on why you need to use filters to improve your photography and how they can help you create images that will stand out in a crowd.   

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