UV, Haze filter vs. lens hood

Started May 5, 2010 | Discussions thread
Oilman
Oilman Veteran Member • Posts: 3,374
Keep the hood - Lose the filter

Why buy an expensive lens and put a cheap piece of glass in front of it. You will get better protection by using a lens hood and won't suffer a loss of image quality.

Unless you are taking pictures in areas of blowing sand or salt spray, UV filters are pretty much a scam.
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