UV Filters Lens protection glass - Advise

Started Aug 24, 2013 | Questions thread
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Re: UV Filters Lens protection glass - Advise
In reply to MoinKhan, Aug 25, 2013

MoinKhan wrote:


i appreciate if some one advise me whether i should pick some UV Filters for my Nikkor 18-55VR, 50mm 1.8D and 70-300 VR lenses while shooting. i heard the "KAI" guy saying on DRTV that UV filters are good for Film cams, for sensors of DSLRs its not required. Pl advise.

Further i am also wondering if i should have some plain glass as a protection for lens mirror, if not the UV filter.

As mentioned many times on this thread and many others.  A protective filter is not always necessary.

In most cases there is no technical or logical reason to have a protective filter.  That said, I still have them on all my lenses.  I'm an old guy going back to the old film days when there was a reason. Emotional I can't break away from always using them.  Makes no sense.  I do use B+W UV MRC 77mm filters.

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