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Old Dec 21, 2005, 6:38 PM   #1
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Do most users of long lenses IE: 200 - 400 mm put a clear UV filter over the end and leave it on as a way to protect the big glass.
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Old Dec 21, 2005, 8:09 PM   #2
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I don't know if length of the lens matters, really.

Pro's I know do not use filters for lens protection.

They just take care of their lenses.


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Old Dec 21, 2005, 8:42 PM   #3
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I would suggest if you are in conditions where there is blowing dust or sand put the UV filter on, otherwise the lens hood should do a pretty good job of protecting your lens.
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