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Postby mrjersh on Wed Jan 12, 2005 6:29 pm

Hi, I was thinking of purchasing a filter for my pentax 24mm lens. Is there a big difference in quality between a Pentax filter, and say, a Tiffin filter? Also, Is it wise to use both a UV and Polarizing filter, or would that really degrage the image? Thanks for your help!
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Postby opticsplanet.com on Thu Jan 20, 2005 3:27 pm

Hi

You will find little difference in filters, brand to brand, at the same price point. Tiffen makes some good filters.

A UV filter will with a polarizing filter stacked on it will work, but each time you add another filter, you lose some light transmission. When time permits, I prefer to go one filter at a time.
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