52 mm drop in filters/ for big glass, can I use any filter

Discussion in 'General Discussion' started by twig, Jul 16, 2005.

  1. twig

    twig

    745
    May 23, 2005
    OR do I need slim, or Nikon only?
    Thinking of perhaps a CP or infamous hot mirror filter for d2h.

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  2. nfoto

    nfoto Guest

    you need ordinary filters, beware of B+W which often have very massive rims and thus will jam in the slot.
     
  3. twig

    twig

    745
    May 23, 2005
    very helpful thanks Bjorn.
    B+W makes one of the hot mirror filters (#486) I was considering, so that is useful to know.
     
  4. nfoto

    nfoto Guest

    There is no known law against taking the filter glass out of the mount and put it into another :) 
     
  5. twig

    twig

    745
    May 23, 2005
    only murphy's law that says' twig will destroy his lens by playing with parts not meant for clumsy american fingers'.

    I am still trying to get my head around the hot mirror filter issue anyway, as that is the only thing I would consider using. I shoot under stadium lights with teams in polyester jerseys and I worry about color shift (though I have not foudn any examples I don't think). I can say that I preferred the look of auto WB when I had a hot mirror filter. The last filter also served the double purpose of protecting my lens from a subway-realted impact that blew it up last week.
     
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