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Old Oct 14, 2009, 6:21 PM   #11
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See http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Cokin_filter_system and especially http://www.cokin.co.uk/pdf/B026-A.pdf

Since the lens adapters cost about $50 each, and the holder costs about $70, and that's what you need before you can use a single filter, you'd have to be serious about it. But the results are extraordinary, and my guess is that the results would surpass the best that post processing had to offer.
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See http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Cokin_filter_system and especially http://www.cokin.co.uk/pdf/B026-A.pdf

Since the lens adapters cost about $50 each, and the holder costs about $70, and that's what you need before you can use a single filter, you'd have to be serious about it. But the results are extraordinary, and my guess is that the results would surpass the best that post processing had to offer.
What I get from these articles is not that the results are better from a square filter, but rather it's cheaper to use this system then to purchase seperate filters for each lens.

Is this true? Am I missing something?

I've spent good money for polarising filters, and always bought adapters for each lens I use it on. The filter being the size of my largest lens.

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There's a bigger and more diverse selection of Cokin filters than conventional circular filters, and they can be applied in more creative ways.
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