Excerpt: For models, but not for filter rings.Purchased for a trip to the mountains to photogragh streams and waterfalls at close range. It is used on a 50mm f/1.8g. Water splashes and fingerprints wipe off with a microfiber cloth.Easy to rotate yet well dampend so it does not move on its own.
Summary: I always use a protective UV filter. Even an inexpensive one is better than none at all. This is a nice middle of the road filter that gives me the assurance my photographs will be of good quality, and my lens will be protected as well.
Excerpt: it is as advertised. I need to learn how to use it properly, but it is good quality, was delivered on time, and will suit my needs. I thought the 1.3 (or so) f-stop difference would be more noticable, but this is probably because I don't know how to use it properly yet.
A little extra cost for a lot of extra convenience, great pro-quality stuff
2 January 2014
Summary: Great for minimising glare on water, or photographing through glass such as into cabinets or into cars. Smart photographers put a Hoyer UV on every lens for physical protection, and keep specialised lenses such as this Circular Polariser in the size equal to their largest lens filter thread, and...