How to use a step-up& step-down rings? Best rings to buy in India

Step-up & step-down rings

If you have lots of lenses and you are using various types of filter in your photography, then you must have heard about Step-up ring & Step-down rings. Basically, there are many types filters are available for types of lenses, but if you want some creativity on the budget range, then you can use step-up & step-down rings in your photography, up ring & down ring available For all Lens.

Example – step-up ring – 72-77 mm( low to high ), step down ring- 77-72 mm( high to low).

How and when to use step-up & step down rings

This Lens fits on the front side of the Lens, and you can use it with any lenses. If you want to use all of your lenses and don’t want to buy all filters for your lenses then in that case, a step-up & step-down rings can come in handy. You can use all of your filters by using these filters.

SHOPEE 49mm-82mm Lens ring ,include 8 stepping rings Step-up & step-down rings set.

SHOPEE 49mm-82mm Lens ring

STEP DOWN It is made with lightweight and durable & flexibility aluminum material. 62mm-67mm step-up filters ring stepping adapter is a beneficial thing for you to save money friendly budget & you buy extra filters. The main feature of adapter rings is that you can utilize one size filter with several different sized lenses via different adapter rings.

This is a good quality rings for filter 49mm-82mm (49mm-52mm, 52mm-55mm, 55mm-58mm, 58mm-62mm, 62mm-67mm, 67mm-72mm, 72mm-77mm,77mm-82mm) step up filters ring stepping adapter 2) 82-77mm, 77-72mm, 72-67mm, 67-62mm, 62-58mm, 58-55mm, 55-52mm, 52-49mm 

Ozure Step Down Ring (52mm-49mm)

Ozure Step Down Ring (52mm-49mm)

This filter is manufacture by Orchid International & this filter is 14 x 14 x 5 cm; 7 Grams. This filter is step down filter. 52mm- 49mm. It is best for beginner & professional. The ring thread is very smooth & good quality. Its depend on the user how the user uses it. You also save money.

Kiwifotos SD 67-62mm Step-Down Metal Adapter Ring / 67mmLens to 62 mm UV CPL Accessory

Kiwifotos SD 67-62mm Step-Down

This step-up black colour ring adapter is 8 x 4 x 2 cm & 24 Grams. this 67-62 ring for filters is easily attached to the lens front. It attaches with CPL filters, UV filters, Nd filters. This filter is a good choice for a beginner. Extremely solid and lightweight. Specifically designed for your camera for a tight and secure fit. No wobbling or cross-threading. Your camera’s lens thread size will be marked somewhere on the lens barrel.

Neewer 18 Pieces Metal Camera Lens Filter Ring Adapter Kit – 9 Pieces Step Up & Step Down Rings for Canon Nikon Sony Olympus DSLR Camera.

Neewer 18 Pieces Metal Camera Lens Filter Ring

STEP-UP RING FILTER ADAPTER SET: 37-49, 49-52, 52-55, 55-58, 58-62, 62-67,67-72, 72-77, 77-82mm

 STEP-DOWN RING FILTER ADAPTER SET: 49-37, 52-49, 55-52, 58-55, 62-58, 67-62, 72-67, 77-72, 82-77mm.

 This ring is 10 x 10 x 6 cm & 164.43 Grams. rings quality is excellent quality it made with ultra-slim and lightweight, keeping the filters close to the Lens. Anti-corrosion metal construction. You just put it in lens front & then use your filter. Lens hoods, lens converters or flashes for better shooting effect; Compatible with Canon, Nikon, Tamron Camera and so on. Don’t tight the ring in your lens use perfectly.

Fotodiox 7 Step Up Ring Filter Adapter Set Step-up & step-down rings set.

Fotodiox 7 Step Up Ring Filter Adapter

This fotodiox step-up ring made with very quality material like premium grade aluminium with precision. Fotodiox step-up rings is 2.54 x 2.54 x 2.54 cm & 45.36 Grams. step-up adapter ring set allows a filter/attachment with larger thread size to be used with a lens with smaller thread size. 

 Set includes: 49mm-52mm step-up ring 52mm-55mm step-up ring 55mm-58mm step-up ring 58mm-62mm step-up ring 62mm-67mm step-up ring 67mm-72mm step-up ring 72mm-77mm step-up ring.


if you are using a step-up & step-down rings, then you do not use a lens hood. By creatively using your output can looks perfect. Then the ring filter does not affect your picture quality. Not all lenses are designed with standard filter accessory screw-in thread sizes. For these lenses, many of which are very popular, the way to mount a filter is via an adapter ring.

Also Read: What is an ND filter?

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