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10-20-2009, 08:11 PM   #1
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Experience with filters on the DA 15mm?

I just ordered the 15mm and 70mm Limiteds

I was thinking about getting a filter kit to use on these but was curious if I'd have vignetting issues on the 15mm. The photozone review notes that vignetting is an issue on this lens until F/8 and was wondering how much a thicker filter like a polarizer will worsen this.

Not too worried about the 70mm as I understand vignetting is less of an issue on this lens and I'd be less likely to put filters on it anyways.

Your thoughts are appreciated.

10-20-2009, 11:04 PM   #2
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Great buy JamieP, congrats.

dpreview.com says

"The lens can be used with normal thickness (as opposed to slim) polarizers without vignetting, making for a far more economical solution than the slimline 77mm filters required with most wideangle zooms."
10-21-2009, 12:38 AM   #3
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Consider a Hoya Pro-1 HMC filter. It is a slimline filter and as a bonus the multi-coating is a close match to Pentax's own SMC.
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