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Old Jul 14, 2006, 10:11 PM   #1
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searching BH for step up rings... is there any reason why i should buy one that cost $25 over one that costs $6?

and could anyone suggest a nice decentley priced circ polarizer (58mm) and a ND filter (also 58mm)

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Old Jul 14, 2006, 11:50 PM   #2
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I have a 58mm Tiffen circular polarizer and it works well for me.
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Old Jul 15, 2006, 11:06 AM   #3
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The main complain for the cheap ones is that they get stuck after a while. I haven't had that problem yet, but I do carry a rubberband in my camera bag just in case.

I got my filters from Adorama's Amazon store . For some reason they sell some of their filters in Amazon for less than their regular store.

For 58mm, Hoya CirPol is $25, that's $12 less than what they sell it for in their regular site.

The Tiffen ND filters are about $15 for 58mm. Just pick the darkness you want.

The Hoya's that I got were made in Japan, while the Tiffen's were made in the US.

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