Which 77mm circular polarizing filter?

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Not earning a living with photography. Using Canon f2.8 L lenses on a
10D. Prices for 77mm polarizers range from about $60 to over $200. How
does one choose?
--David
 
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Do you have a lens hood that accepts drop-in filters ? Try pricing one as
well as polarizer filters that fit. On my professional portrait cameras
filters are expernsive for screw in style and less as a drop-in.

Craig Flory
 
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"David Ellis" <nospam@everywhere.com> wrote in message
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> Not earning a living with photography. Using Canon f2.8 L lenses on a
> 10D. Prices for 77mm polarizers range from about $60 to over $200. How
> does one choose?
> --David

Some user info....
I have 2 circular polarising filters in my EOS kit. #1 is a 58mm Canon and
shows serious signs of delamination, #2 is a 72mm Hoya and is in perfect
condition. Based on my experience, I'd get a Hoya.

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"David Ellis" <nospam@everywhere.com> wrote in message
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> Not earning a living with photography. Using Canon f2.8 L lenses on a
> 10D. Prices for 77mm polarizers range from about $60 to over $200. How
> does one choose?
> --David
By asking about which seller has the best reputation.
I have used Hoya filters for a very long time with no problems.
I have also used Tiffen filters, and they seem good as well.
You may need one of the thin filters if you are using it on a wide angle
lens.
Jim
 

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Get a good one like the Hoya multicoat and you will be fine.

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"David Ellis" <nospam@everywhere.com> wrote in message
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> Not earning a living with photography. Using Canon f2.8 L lenses on a
> 10D. Prices for 77mm polarizers range from about $60 to over $200. How
> does one choose?
> --David
 
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In article <lea4819b8l9g9k4gdjso7dncv3doe7fo49@4ax.com>,
David Ellis <nospam@everywhere.com> wrote:

> Not earning a living with photography. Using Canon f2.8 L lenses on a
> 10D. Prices for 77mm polarizers range from about $60 to over $200. How
> does one choose?
> --David

I've come across two Hoyas that were fogged, including a 77mm. Others
were OK but the grease sometimes seeps onto the glass. I've had a
couple of Promaster polarizers without problems.

It would be best if you could get anti-glare coating, but I haven't
actually seen one in a store.
 

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