With regards to UV filters, it’s a long debated issue. Here are three pro viewpoints on the issue.

1. Matt Granger:

2. Here’s The Camera Store’s own Chris Nichols discussing lens hoods.

3. Lastly, here’s a video from DigitalRev where they too discuss using a filter vs going without.

What’s the final verdict? Don’t waste your money on a UV filter. Instead, use a lens hood for protection.

Posted by Noah Bershatsky

I was a nerd before hipsters were cool.

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