Lens filter manufacturers at DVinfo.net

Go Back   DV Info Net > Canon EOS / MXF / AVCHD / HDV / DV Camera Systems > Canon HDV and DV Camera Systems > Canon XL and GL Series DV Camcorders > Canon XL1S / XL1 Watchdog

Canon XL1S / XL1 Watchdog
Can't find it on the XL1 Watchdog site? Discuss it here.


Reply
 
Thread Tools Search this Thread
Old January 17th, 2003, 08:27 PM   #1
Regular Crew
 
Join Date: Jan 2003
Location: Golden, CO
Posts: 43
Lens filter manufacturers

I just bought an XL1S and want to make sure that I don't hurt the image quality possible with this camera by adding optically inferior filters. What manufacturers make the best filters? And in case money becomes an object, what manufacturers make very good, but perhaps not the best, filters?

Thanks for the help.

PS. I am new to the forum (and to the XL1S), but hope I can learn enough to contribute someday!
__________________
Steve
Steve Clodfelter is offline   Reply With Quote
Old January 17th, 2003, 09:08 PM   #2
Wrangler
 
Join Date: Jun 2002
Location: Vancouver, British Columbia
Posts: 8,308
Some of the best:
Heliopan
B&W

Good quality for a lower price:
Tiffen
Hoya

I'm sure people will chip in lots more.
Dylan Couper is offline   Reply With Quote
Old January 17th, 2003, 09:16 PM   #3
Warden
 
Join Date: Mar 2002
Location: Clearwater, FL
Posts: 8,267
Looks like I get to second Dylan again. That's generally my order too. I also like the camera manufacture filters when you can find them. Nikon, Canon, Olympus, Pentax, Contax (Ziess) are all excellent filters. Cokin makes good filters, too, but again, are hard to find.

Jeff
Jeff Donald is offline   Reply With Quote
Old January 18th, 2003, 04:14 PM   #4
Regular Crew
 
Join Date: Jan 2003
Location: Golden, CO
Posts: 43
Thanks! Exactly the information I needed.
__________________
Steve
Steve Clodfelter is offline   Reply
Reply

DV Info Net refers all where-to-buy and where-to-rent questions exclusively to these trusted full line dealers and rental houses...

Professional Video
(800) 833-4801
Portland, OR

B&H Photo Video
(866) 521-7381
New York, NY

Z.G.C.
(973) 335-4460
Mountain Lakes, NJ

Abel Cine Tech
(888) 700-4416
N.Y. NY & L.A. CA

Precision Camera
(800) 677-1023
Austin, TX

DV Info Net also encourages you to support local businesses and buy from an authorized dealer in your neighborhood.
  You are here: DV Info Net > Canon EOS / MXF / AVCHD / HDV / DV Camera Systems > Canon HDV and DV Camera Systems > Canon XL and GL Series DV Camcorders > Canon XL1S / XL1 Watchdog

Thread Tools Search this Thread
Search this Thread:

Advanced Search

 



Google
 

All times are GMT -6. The time now is 03:55 PM.


DV Info Net -- Real Names, Real People, Real Info!
1998-2017 The Digital Video Information Network