Universal polarized filters?

9 years 4 months ago #140395 by KenMan
Is there such thing as a universal polarized filter? Something that can be used in different size lenses? So people don't have to buy a new polarized filter for each lens?


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9 years 4 months ago - 9 years 4 months ago #140403 by Baydream
You can get a Cokin or Lee filter holder and purchase a polarizer for it BUT you will need adapter (step up/step down) rings and/or holders for each size lens.
The filter is large enough to be handheld is you are agile enough.

You can also buy one for your largest and use adarter rings.

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9 years 4 months ago #140424 by Boydster
Make the investment once and that's it. Most lenses are the same size as others.

Canon 7D, Canon 50 1.8, Canon 100 macro, Canon 70-200 f/4L, Canon 24-105 L, Canon TS-E 45, Tokina 12-24

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9 years 4 months ago #140490 by Gene.Culley
How can a polarized filter be square?


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9 years 4 months ago - 9 years 4 months ago #140494 by MLKstudios
You can buy 3x3 inch and 4x4 inch square filters. Often used in a filter holder or a matte box. Graduated filters are usually rectangular.

Depending on the make, they attach with adapters for different filter sizes or a rubber band (for gels).

Gene.Culley wrote: How can a polarized filter be square?

The holder allows you to rotate the filter, for different angles.

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9 years 4 months ago #140502 by chasrich
I have a good stack of 72mm filters growing in my bag. When I got the 50mm lens I also purchased an adapter so the smaller lens can now be fitted with the larger filters.

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9 years 4 months ago - 9 years 4 months ago #140550 by Baydream

Gene.Culley wrote: How can a polarized filter be square?

The filter fits into the square holder but has a rotating center.

www.bhphotovideo.com/c/product/14457-REG...Polarizer_Glass.html

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