UV Filter for Nikkor 70-200 AF VR2

Started Feb 28, 2010 | Discussions thread
MasterOfGoingFaster
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Re: Filter issues
In reply to slimandy, Mar 1, 2010

Certainly there are time when it might make sense to have a "protective filter" in place, but I'd argue that this is a rare occasion, and that you'd be best off not having a filer on the lens most of the time. And I agree about salt spray. But if you have a filter installed, you still have to clean it. If you remove it, then you have lost your "protection". So it is not that useful unless you have a pocket of filters. A large microfiber cloth and small bottle of distilled water do great for salt spray.

I encounter mud at MotoCross races, but it is almost never an issue. And the water/microfiber cloth take care of that as well.

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