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11-30-2008, 10:38 AM   #1
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Lens Filter Basics

I have the DA 18-55 lens that came with my K10D and am thinking of getting a 70mm f2.4 limited lens for other uses, espcially low light. Neither of the lenses comes with a filter of any kind. I've read a UV filter is great if only for simle protection. However, this is a huge price range on filters. Are the cheap ones junk or do they work just as well as the expensive ones? Any brands that are recommended or to avoid?

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Hey Mike,
There has been many discusion on filters and use and the opinion varies. I personally do use filters, use B+W UVs as protection.
Heres a couple link on the subject.

https://www.pentaxforums.com/forums/pentax-slr-lens-discussion/41436-need-good-uv-filter.html

https://www.pentaxforums.com/forums/pentax-dslr-discussion/29061-uv-filters-good-bad.html

https://www.pentaxforums.com/forums/general-pentax-photography/32131-lens-filters.html

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