Excerpt: Hoya filters are great accessories to protect front elements from drops and scratches . Even while pixel peeping, there's no significant deterioration in IQ. A carelessly dropped lens will cost 5x the amount to repair that this lens costs--this filter is good instance for when your camera is dropped or knocked over.
Excerpt: Although there is a lot of debate on uv filters I have not found any down sides to Hoyas especially the pro digital, I have very expensive glass and I even purchased a zeiss filter for one my zeiss lenses and I still prefer Hoyas, easier to clean and exceptional clarity.
Excerpt: I have purchased two of these filters in this size now. No one really can compete with the great quality of Hoya's Multi Coated Optics. They live up to all they are advertised to do. My personal preference are the Pro 1 digital filters due to multi coating and filter thickness. (thinner filters are less likely to effect image quality) I purchase one of these filters every time I buy a new lense and it goes on and never is taken off, keeping my front element in like new...
Excerpt: This filter did the job. No glare, to flares, I didn't even notice it was on the lens. I did not compare the quality of image before and after but for the price it did a great job without interfering with sensors.