The fragility of 12-40 Pro is grossly exaggerated?

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flarsson Regular Member • Posts: 478
Re: Why the UV filter?
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some people are using UV-filters as protection filters.

I have protection filters on thosel of my lenses where it is possible - and last year I washappy that it was the filter on my 12-100/4 that cracked, not the front element in the lens.

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