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Discussion in 'Through-the-Lens Club' started by MrsKitty, May 20, 2007.

  1. MrsKitty

    MrsKitty

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    I need to order a circular polarizer ASAP.

    What's best? Hoya? B+W? Tiffen?

    Obviously, some are more expensive but that doesn't always equal the best value or quality.

    What do you like?

    Also, is there a limit to how far I can step up to use a filter? I was thinking to get the biggest size that fits the lenses I have now and step-up rings for the smaller lenses. If there is a limit, I will drop down a tad to avoid vignetting and the like.

    B&H here I come!!!! :supergrin:
     
  2. General Sherman

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    The cheapest is Tiffen, next Hoya and most pricey the B&W.

    I would start at the Hoya level as a minimum but have never seen any objective tests of filters. I do know that if you look at a reflected light tube some of the cheaper ones will show distortion.

    Let us know which you select and how it works.
     

  3. MrsKitty

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    I went with Hoya as it is the middle ground.

    Now to wait...
     
  4. MrsKitty

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    First shot, nothing done to it other than converting to JPEG.

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