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Prech Marton March 21st, 2007 02:19 AM

What polarfilter for HV10/HV20?
A filter that i used for SD cameras, is good also for HV10?
Or do i need a HD one? Because the resolution.
What brand? (i can order a Hoya. Hama seems too cheap)
And linear or circular?


Prech Marton March 24th, 2007 01:48 AM

So, nobody's using a polarfilter with this great cam?
Is there a HD version of polarfilter, like wide converters, or all filters
has the quality for HD resolution?

Fergus Anderson March 24th, 2007 02:58 AM

Im just using a circular polariser from Jessops - works great - I cant tell any drop in resolution. Its great for sky and water shots

Prech Marton March 24th, 2007 05:19 AM

Thanks, what's your experience?
Help it to reduce the effect of overexposed sky in auto mode?
Or do you use manual exposure?

Fergus Anderson March 24th, 2007 08:25 AM

I have used it on both auto and manual - I usuallly use Priority shutter 50 and take the exposure down a couple. You have to be careful though as the LCD is a bit bright and can be misleading. Also when you take the exposure down I have noticed that the image can appear slightly softer.

It definitley helps with overexposed skies - I love the effect of the deep blue skies.

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