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Resell value ?As to front filter use for protection I wonder whether there is a correlation as to purpose of lens ownership?
Persons who use their camera gear as tools don't care since a lens scratch or a coating imperfection is generally not noticeable in the image while even a tiny scratch or coating imperfection will ruin a lens for a camera gear collector.
Not the same story? Users really don't care while for collectors the lens might be worthless.Resell value ?
I think we all do here but there is no universal consensus whether a filter actually, in effect, protect a lens as to its function. (Ignoring special situations.)Any tool I own I try to take care of it, even a simple hammer.
I use them on all my lenses. Not specifically to help with UV rays, as the digital sensors do that. I mainly use them for protection. I want to avoid touching the front element, and good UV or protection filters can help with that. B+W filters are very easy to clean, dust don't get stuck much, and it protects the front element, along with the lens hood.Folks,
Do you guys still use UV filter on your lenses? Ever since migrated to technical camera system, I haven’t got any on my lens yet.
I guess I’ve used to with having a hood as my protection while I was using Hasselblad X.
Since Rodenstock doesn’t come with any hood so I’ve been thinking to put one on.
Does anyone make sapphire protection filters I wonderBut on the other hand, for such situation I tend to use my iPhone where the lenses have from the factory a sapphire glass cover.
Answering my own question, yes, they do!Does anyone make sapphire protection filters I wonder
The STC sapphire window they claim is up to 800MPs! (Whatever that means haha)This is actually turning into an interesting thread!
Planning an extreme shoot? Worried about protecting your lens? Need a lens that can shed dirt, grease and even take a hit from a firecracker?
STC has created the Titan UV filter, a protective UV lens filter made from Corning Gorilla glass. Titan is designed to withstand 650mps (golf ball 10ft. height free fall) impact. Just for kicks, we even set off a bottle rocket on it (watch the video below).
[STC Filter] TITAN UV Filter 特級強化保護鏡#濾鏡 1.1mm Corning Gorillla 3 抗菌玻璃鍍以新一代STC Ultra Layer 膜層，Titan UV保護鏡保留前一代UV保護鏡輕薄、高透光、低反射、退霧快之特點，推出一樣輕薄，卻能達到650MPa的耐衝擊力，如此天生神力相信能更加如同泰坦巨人般地捍衛您寶貴的鏡頭。濾鏡極限測試影片...tinyurl.com