[nikonf4] Re: Protection filter questions?

  • From: Dave <downsouthdave@xxxxxxxxx>
  • To: nikonf4@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
  • Date: Sun, 21 Nov 2010 09:19:30 -0800 (PST)

True, but the results were good on Kodachrome. It had a bluish tendency on 
cloudless days.




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From: Eric Welch <ericwelch@xxxxxx>
To: nikonf4@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
Sent: Sun, November 21, 2010 11:51:05 AM
Subject: [nikonf4] Re: Protection filter questions?

That was in the olden days. :-D

Now lenses are so good at filtering UV automatically that you only need an 81B 
for high up in the mountains. With digital, it's not needed any more in any 
case.


On Nov 21, 2010, at 8:02 AM, Dave wrote:

In CA, with all the UV, I put 81A on short lenses and 81B on long lenses 
shooting Kodachrome.
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From: Koichi Mac <nikonf3tmd4@xxxxxxx>
>To: nikonf4@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
>Sent: Sun, November 21, 2010 2:58:01 AM
>Subject: [nikonf4] Re: Protection filter questions?
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>    Yea, I never cared for Skylight anyway.  During my infancy period on 
>photography, I didn't know any better and Skylight was what was most common 
>filters sold, so I had it on for many years.  
>Not knowing any better also meant negative film was all I knew, and I was 
>using 
>B&W mostly, and there was no point of reference to compare color rendition.  
>After knowing more, that was the first thing I ditched.
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>Koichi Yasutani - a.k.a. Steve + MP
>Lakewood, WA U.S.A.
>2010 / 11 / 20        23:58 PST
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>On Nov 20, 2010, at 1933 , Eric Welch wrote:
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>> Skylight filters are useless since lens makers started including UV 
>> filtration 
>>in the glue between elements. Another Leica innovation.  
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>> On Nov 20, 2010, at 6:18 PM, Koichi Mac <nikonf3tmd4@xxxxxxx> wrote:
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>>>     I have filters on most of my lenses.  Personally I care neither UV nor 
>>>Skylight, but many of them are UV.  Canon has blank glass and that's in my 
>>>EF 
>>>28-70/2.8.  
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>>>     Coatings can be a problem in cleaning up.  I have one Nikon 77mm UV 
>>> that's 
>>>got coatings messed up.  Maybe I should razor blade to peel it off.
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>>> On Nov 18, 2010, at 1757 , John Osthus wrote:
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>>>> Do you folks use a UV or skylight filter to protect your lenses?
>>>> 
>>>> I actually had a filter take the damage from a short drop once.  The 
>>>> filter 
>>>>broke but the lens was OK.
>>>> 
>>>> How about coatings vs. non coating for a 77mm skylight filter?
>>>> 
>>>> I have a Hoya HMC super multi coated uv0 on my 24-70.
>>>> 
>>>> I have a new 28-300 Nikon – I found a un coated 77mm tiffen “haze” filter. 
>>>>  OK 
>>>>to use that on the 28-300 or am I better off spending another $50 or so for 
>>>>a 
>>>>multicoated?
>>>> 
>>>> Curous about your thoughts…
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Eric 

Hain't we got all the fools in town on our side? And ain't that a big enough 
majority in any town? - Mark Twain

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