Protection filter poll

If it's used to carry or protect photographic equipment, talk about it here!

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Do you use protection filters on your lenses?

Always
18
51%
Sometimes
4
11%
Rarely
6
17%
Never
7
20%
 
Total votes : 35

Postby Razvan » Mon Aug 08, 2011 11:19 am

The floor tile cracked but there wasn't a scratch on the lens.

Sure it wasn't a Leica lens? :D
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Postby dubaiphil » Mon Aug 08, 2011 11:54 am

Same build quality - the bill for the tile on my rental deposit was cheaper than a UV, and definitely a lens! :lol:
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Postby blindasabat » Mon Oct 24, 2011 6:36 pm

Just bought a 50mm prime lens with a filter on, removed it and saw how clean the glass was, just ordered another 3 filters for the other lenses.
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Postby Gordon Laing » Fri Oct 28, 2011 7:46 am

If I know it's going to be wet, say if it's raining or near a waterfall, then I'll use a filter for protection, but otherwise I go commando! I agree, a good lens hood and go a long way to protecting your lens from knocks, bumps and even fingers!
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Postby Rorschach » Fri Oct 28, 2011 12:33 pm

I think a "Depends on the lens" option would sum me up best - of my lenses (see my signature), my 50mm is the only one I don't have a filter on both for UV and for sacrificial purposes. With that said, I do have hoods for all of them.
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Postby SUNR15E » Thu Jan 12, 2012 8:58 pm

I'm too scared to live without something on the end of it....thats how accidents happen.......!!!!!!

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Postby oldCarlos » Thu Jan 12, 2012 9:09 pm

lol @ SUNRI5E :lol:
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