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Old March 18th, 2003, 07:07 PM   #1
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Vivitar filters

Does Vivitar make quality filters? I'm looking for a close-up kit, and am looking for reputable manufacturers besides Schneider/B+W. I've never heard of Vivitar.....
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Old March 18th, 2003, 08:02 PM   #2
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I have some Vivitar filters which came with used lenses I bought. I never use these filters because I think they are crappy. I should throw them out but I leave them on my lenses to protect them. If I decide to use one of these lenses, I take the Vivitar off and use a decent filter.
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Old March 18th, 2003, 08:16 PM   #3
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I agree with Frank, Vivitar is junk. They are not a manufacture, they're a distributor. They buy in bulk from the cheapest source, and have their name stamped on the ring.
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