Help with buying a UV Filter

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  1. martins

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    Yes which polarized filter do you use yourself... sorry.


     
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    Hoya Pro-1.
     
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    The seller is a company called Fedtic Accessories - F18, F24, F46, or F91 etc are their product identifiers - nothing to do with Hoya.
     
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    Thank you chris
     
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    I would recommend a skylight 1a.

    MC filters are great....but they are a pain to clean when you need too.

    Try ROR (residual oil remover), and also a microfibre cloth.
     
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    Here is a comparison test. My post at the beginning also links to another test done by another forum member. Bear in mind that the filters used in this case are Hoya brand, they are the most readily available and often also the cheapest. But the test shows that depending on the actual filter they are by no means poor.

    http://www.thephotoforum.com/forum/showthread.php?t=100830
     
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    I have always used Hoya basic filters on my manual Nikkor lenses which are very high quality with no problems; flare can be avoided by using a lens hood and careful positioning.
     

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