A&P I need a CPL

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  1. pelf

    pelf The Juice Was Worth The Squeeze

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    Leaving for spain on June 11. Would it be better to go with No CPL or to just get a cheapy one. I dont have funds for a nice one. Lens is 18-200 VR. Thinking Hoya or something?
     
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    a Hoya is fine, just dont get the green packet ones (they're shit). Try and get a HMC.
     
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    pelf The Juice Was Worth The Squeeze

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    Looking on ebay I dont have enought cash for an HMC. Would I better off not taking any than taking the non HMC one?
     
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    pelf The Juice Was Worth The Squeeze

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    whatever, credit card ftw. got a hoya hmc 72mm cpl for 82$ shipped
     
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    probably not. A polariser is good for a lot of daylight shots, you just have to be aware of its weaknesses (particularly a cheaper one).

    If you get a green one be careful of flaring & reflections on the polariser. Do not use it in low light & make sure your camera doesnt set the ISO too high while the polariser is on.
     
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    green < purple < grey < red < black
     
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    whoops sorry i have the alligators reversed :o
     
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    or did i? :noes:
     
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