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Are there any downsides to using a good-quality UV filter?

Are there any real downsides to using a UV filter? I know that a poor quality UV filter can effect image quality ... but, assuming I use a good quality UV filter, will that actually be an issue? Is ...
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Does custom white balance cancel out the pink of skylight filter?

I currently have a cheap UV filter that was initially purchased with the camera. I am looking at buying a HOYA UV or Skylight filter as it is suggested this may help improve the image quality. Many ...
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Pentax-K 50mm lens, thread of 49mm or 50mm?

I really want to do some monkey macro photography. I am a student with almost no time and money, and want to take some hobby pictures in my spare time. I have the Canon EOS 450D (Rebel XSi/Kiss X2). ...
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Polarizer filter for a Canon 50mm f/1.8 STM lens? [duplicate]

I have this lens, a Canon 50mm f/1.8 STM: I would like to purchase a polarizing filter for the lens but I can't seem to find one. A quick search on Amazon, for example, yields plenty of 49mm and 52mm ...
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What type and size of polarizing is needed for a Canon Rebel T4i [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How do I find the right size of filters for a lens? I am in the process of buying a new camera. I am getting 18-55mm lens and a 55-250 lens what size of polarizing lens do I ...
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What size adapter ring do I need to mount the Cokin P Series filter holder on my lens?

I have an Olympus E-510 with the 14–45mm lens. I am interested in buying the Cokin P Series Gradual ND Filter Kit with Holder, but it does not say for which lenses it is suitable. Is it going to be ...
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Right ND for filter size for Nikon 24-85 mm lens [duplicate]

I have a Nikon lens NIKON AF-S 24-85 F/3.5-4.5G ED VR. And I'd like to get an ND.10 filter. What's the right filter size for that lens? And what brand would you suggest
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How to decide which reversing ring is suitable for a lens?

Nikon's website doesn't seem to suggest any reversing rings that go with specific lenses (in my case a 50mm f/1.8G) . For macro shots how to decide which reversing ring goes with it? Yeah, Amazon ...
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Which adapter to mount Yashica adaptor lenses on a SIGMA SA-7?

I own SIGMA SA-7 and a couple of YASHICA lenses: YAHICOR Y503 Telephoto and YASHICA Y504 wide lens, both seem to be 55 mm wide. I would like to use them with my SIGMA original lenses, 70-300 and 28-...
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How do I find the filter size for Sigma lenses?

I know that my Nikon lens takes a 52mm filter size, however I also have two other lenses but they are Sigma lenses and don't have the mark to find the size for filters. How do I find the filter size ...
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How to mount filter to lens without thread? [duplicate]

Disclaimer: I have never used a Filter or Lens Hood, so this might be weird question. I plan to do some landscape photography using my Lumix G F1,7/20 mm MFT Lens. Unfortunately I just realized that ...
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What filter size and lens hoods do I need for my Nikon 18-55mm and 55-200mm lenses?

What size UV filter, lens hood, and lens cap do I need for my Nikon AF-S DX 18-55mm VR II and AF-S DX 55-200mm VR II lenses?
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What is the filter size for Nikon D5100 with 18-55mm lens kit? [duplicate]

What is the filter size for Nikon D5100 with 18-55mm lens kit? Is it 52mm or 58mm?
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I have a telephoto lens made to screw on to another lens. Which one should I attach it to?

I have a prime lens, a zoom lens and a telephoto lens. My Telephoto lens is made to screw onto another lens. Should I attach it to the prime lens or does it matter?
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How do you put on 55mm Vivitar Wide Angle Lens and Telephoto Lens on a 18-55mm Nikon D3300?

I have a Nikon d3300 with 18-55mm lens. I bought 55mm Vivitar Wide Angle Lens and Telephoto Lens. And it won't screw on. Do I need an adapter?
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