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28-300 w & w/o filter - big difference


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"RE: 28-300 w & w/o filter - big difference"

blw Moderator Awarded for his high level of expertise in various areas Nikonian since 18th Jun 2004
Thu 13-Dec-12 12:23 PM

I certainly don't think that protective filters do much for protecting most of the time, and I don't use them except in specific unusual (for me) circumstances. And I am sure that the modern coatings are pretty tough, from experience. Thom Hogan's pushed it further than I have, but I've had stuff hit lenses too.

On the other hand, I do NOT think that any quality filter should make an image "soft" - they are supposed to be optically flat, and in my experience, it's a pretty poor one (and probably a really cheap one) that is not optically flat.

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