UV and Polarized lenses

13 years 1 week ago #228 by skirider
Would there be any reason to use both a UV lens and a polarized lens at the same time?

12 years 8 months ago #17014 by Baydream
To give you more chance of getting glare and flare from the light bouncing around between them.
Seriously, no. Most people use the UV filter as a lens protector.

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12 years 8 months ago #17147 by Joves
No not really. I use a Polarizer when I need it, otherwise I have Nikon Clears on for protection. I live in a very dusty area so I dont mind cleaning off the filter as opposed to the lens. This time of year though my lenses are nekkid unless Im cliff climbing. I have got some rock gouges on my filters despite having a lens hood on.

12 years 7 months ago #21174 by Moe
I use to never use a UV filter, I thought they were a waste of money. Till I had a close call with my lens falling, now I always have one on just for protection. But when I do need a polarized filter, I remove the UV filter.

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12 years 7 months ago #21192 by Stealthy Ninja
No UV filters were more important for film than digital.

Like it's been said, they're mainly for scratch/blowing particles protection now.

I sorta 1/2 use them 1/2 don't.



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