is this a CPL?

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  1. Tulsa

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    just says polarizer, is it a CPL?
     
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    I don't even know what a CPL is...
    CPL to me is a Corporal.
     
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    Is WHAT a CPL? What just says Polarizer ?
     
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    Just says 'PL' on it... which would be linear.
     
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    thats what i thought, seemed like a good price, guess thats pointless for my dslr, what would you use this for?
     
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    Film cameras can use polarizers without any problems - its DSLRs which suffer problems with auto focus and metering when a regular polarizer is used - which is why the circular polarizers were brought out.
     

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