What is 58mm UV filter?
The Tiffen 58mm UV Protector Filter is a general use, clear filter that helps to absorb ultraviolet light and reduce the bluish cast of daylight. This filter is especially useful when photographing at high altitudes or around bodies of water.
Are Tiffen polarizers good?
While it has a slightly cooler color, its performance is remarkably good, rivaling even the much more expensive Nikon filter. The Nikon’s effect is a bit smoother, especially near the edges, but the Tiffen performs surprisingly well.
What is camera UV filter?
A UV protection lens filter attaches to the front of a camera lens and reduces the amount of ultraviolet light that passes into a camera. This is especially important when shooting film photography. Film stock is more sensitive to UV light and can cause discoloration in photos.
How much is a circular polarizer?
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What does a platinum lens filter do?
Protects the camera lens from scratches and reduces atmospheric haze caused by ultraviolet light for enhanced photo quality.
Where are Tiffen filters made?
Today, Tiffen Filters are still manufactured in their Hauppauge, Long Island factory with additional facilities in Burbank, California and at the Pinewood Studios outside of London, England.
Which filters are better Tiffen or Hoya?
That said, if you have to only compare the Tiffen range with the Hoya range we would go with a filter offered by Tiffen. We feel that their filters are better quality for the price they retail at while also having a better reputation amongst the community when compared to the Hoya range.
How many stops is a polarizer?
A Circular Polarizer is used on cameras with beam splitting metering systems commonly found on auto focus SLR’s (for most 35mm auto-focus cameras see your camera manual). The Standard Circular Polarizer filter blocks 1.5 stops of light and is one of those must have filters.