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Old May 23, 2014, 9:46 PM   #1
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How do you store your expensive filters in your bag for quick access?
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Old May 23, 2014, 10:05 PM   #2
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I use a filter pouch made by Lowepro
http://store.lowepro.com/s-f-filter-pouch-100

There are many other brands of similar pouches available as well.

I can stuff a Lee filter holder & rings plus several 6"x4" filters as well as round filters in the separated compartments of the pouch. And it fits in my backpack or hangs on a belt.

That's my solution that works for me at least.
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I use the jewel cases they come in. If they can protect the filters during shipping and handling, they can protect them through anything I subject them to.
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That does indeed work great for the round filters!
The square and rectangular ones like Lee's do not come in jewel cases.
They come in rather bulky individual soft pouches, and need a holder with rings for each lens size. Which is where the little multi filter pouch bags that can hold several of them and their holder come in really handy.

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I use the jewel cases they come in.
I've also seen some people screw stacks of filters together and cap the ends, not sure I like that idea or would ever try it with really expensive round filters.
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I've also seen some people screw stacks of filters together and cap the ends ...
You can use a regular lens cap for one end, but there's nothing for the other end unless the filter on that end is a "throw away". Also, the filters need to all be the same size for that to work.
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