circular vs standard polarizing filter

Started Dec 11, 2003 | Discussions thread
OzRay
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Re: circular vs standard polarizing filter

Ching-Kuang Shene wrote:

OzRay wrote:

Can anyone recommend which polarizing filter is best for the A1 -
circular or standard and why? Thanks

A linear one would be sufficient unless you will also use it with a
SLR or DSLR camera.

CK
http://www.cs.mtu.edu/~shene/DigiCam
Nikon Coolpix 950/990/995/2500/4500 User Guide

That's interesting, because I've always used a standard one with my SLRs. That's what I'm curious about, seeing as they sell the two types for digital cameras. I've tried to do an Internet search, but have not come up with an explanation. What's the difference between the two (other than one costs more)?

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