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UV- Or Skylightfilter?  
User currently offlineZander From Sweden, joined Feb 2000, 610 posts, RR: 4
Posted (13 years 7 months 2 days 8 hours ago) and read 1197 times:

Hello,
I am just wondering about these filters.
Which of the two should I pick if I want the sky in my photos as blue as possible.

I already have a polarizing filter so you don't have to tell me to buy that.



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User currently offlineEDIpic From , joined Dec 1969, posts, RR:
Reply 1, posted (13 years 7 months 1 day 22 hours ago) and read 1165 times:

Neither skylight or UV will make the sky any more "blue".
If you want the sky in your photos as blue as possible,
stick to the polarizer.

Gerry


User currently offlineDsmav8r From United States of America, joined Mar 2000, 579 posts, RR: 7
Reply 2, posted (13 years 7 months 1 day 22 hours ago) and read 1171 times:

Yes, if you want deep blue sky, stick with the polarizer. UV filters are basically a clear piece of glass, which won't help you in this case. Skylight filters will reduce blue casting and make a picture warmer.

Aric Thalman
Omaha, NE



To most people, the sky is the limit. To those who love aviation, the sky is home
User currently offlineChris28_17 From United States of America, joined Jul 2000, 1439 posts, RR: 10
Reply 3, posted (13 years 7 months 1 day 22 hours ago) and read 1163 times:

UV filters help protect your expensive lens too... at least thats why i have one.


CHRIS


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