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Old April 2nd, 2007, 09:48 PM   #1
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Which UV?

Hey, guys. I'm tossed up between these two UV filters. I wondering if any of you have experience with either. And, if there's really a difference between the two.

Here they are.

http://www.bhphotovideo.com/c/produc...ss_Filter.html

http://www.bhphotovideo.com/bnh/cont...cessory_detail

The Tiffen filter is slightly more expensive. But is the extra 30 dollars worth it?
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Old April 2nd, 2007, 10:54 PM   #2
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How about Hoya?

Standard for 43.50:
http://www.bhphotovideo.com/bnh/cont...ughType=search

or Multi-Coated for 58.50:
http://www.bhphotovideo.com/bnh/cont...ughType=search

Here's the whole assortment from B&H:
http://www.bhphotovideo.com/bnh/cont....x=0&image.y=0

Since they go all the way up to $144.95 for B+W and $132.95 for Formatt (both multi-coated) I would be inclined to get Hoya Multi-Coated if I were going toward the low end.
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Old April 2nd, 2007, 11:35 PM   #3
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Would there actually be a noticable difference in quality to the human eye with the hoya filter?
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Old April 3rd, 2007, 03:31 AM   #4
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Douglas,

It is 100% worth buying a decent multi-coated filter, even if only UV. The main reason being that it minimizes reflections into the lens. A cheap filter will be terrible. I have a HMC super Hoya filter that I leave on my lens and it is great.

I actually picked it up cheap on ebay without a mark on it.
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