On 2/12/06 4:03 PM, "Len Eselson" <leneselson@xxxxxxxxxxxxx> wrote: > Hello folks. > I am just getting into large format (4X5) and shoot > B&W exclusively. To date I have acquired 4 lenses > ranging from 90 to 300 mm, and of course they all > need differant filter sizes. Most of my shooting is outdoors. > > I have never been a large user of filters, however I feel I > need to have them on hand should the opportunity present itself.. > > I would like not to degrade the lenses I have acquired, and > also to keep the costs reasonable. My choices at this point > a: Cokin P system starting with their BW Kit, and a polarizer > b. Lee 4X4 resin filters > c. Lee Snap on rubber band gizmo with their gel set. > d. Conventional glass filters, of a size to fit the largest lens (72mm) and > adapters for the other lenses. > > A set of filters for each lens is not desireable, both from a cost and > carrying limitations > > Item C. is by far the lowest in cost US$60+ and appears to sove the > problem but just seems to gimicky? > > Comments on these alternatives or other suggestions welcome. > > Len Eselson > > If 72mm is the largest size, try series 9 filters with screw on mounts. They work up to 82mm. Bob ============================================================================================================= To unsubscribe from this list, go to www.freelists.org and logon to your account (the same e-mail address and password you set-up when you subscribed,) and unsubscribe from there.