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


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Thu 13-Dec-12 01:10 PM

Dmitri - a little rusty water on a lens is not going to "finish it". It won't do anything to a lens or a filter if you wipe it off. But it is a nuisance.

Blowing sand is a situation where you might use a filter. But a little dust won't make any difference. One of the keys is to not damage your glass when cleaning it.

Filters can increase flare. Scratches on filters can make flare worse. And the major symptom of light hitting the front of a filter or lens is low contrast. I can't tell whether that is the reason the image you posted has low contrast or not. It may just be a problem with post processing that caused the blacks to be too light.


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