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i saw a used 52mm kodak circular polarizer filter on ebay for fairly cheap..$2+ shipping $2.. is it a good deal or there issue with kodak filter? beacause a nikon polarizer filter cost around $100. just to make sure, 52mm filter will fit 52mm lens no matter what brand.. right or wrong?


 
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no answer?????
 

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Most will tell you to stay away from cheap filters. Think of it this way: You're putting an extra layer of glass in front of your lens (however expensive it is or however nice its own glass is); do you really want that to be cheap glass? I've never heard anything about Kodak filters. I wouldn't buy a $2 filter, that's for sure.

You're correct that a 52mm filter will fit any 52mm lens, they just screw on the end.
 
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what brand of polarizer filter would be good for its price?
 

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I've seen suggestions for B+W and Heliopan the most. You might be able to find a Hoya or Tiffen a little cheaper if that's your biggest concern, and those are decent names as well. A search here on the forum would turn up lots of info on polarizing filters.
 
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