Arguments For & Against a Lens Filter

IMG_7651Against: Putting anything in between your lens and the real world is another barrier that light has to cross to get to the camera’s sensor, potentially distorting the image.

For: When you’re walking quickly down the street fiddling with your camera strap and you inexplicably drop your entire camera setup on the sidewalk from four feet up, the $80 filter takes the brunt of the impact – not the $1200 lens.

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