Camera Lens Protectors: Filters, Hoods & Lens Caps

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Using a filter as a camera lens protector has been a much-debated issue. Our resident expert photographer Steve Niedorf is here to lay out the pros and cons of using a filter to protect the front element of your camera’s lens. With the technological advances of today’s lenses, it’s important to take good care of your glass. Hear Steve’s arguments for and against using filters and decide whether a filter is a good option for you and your camera.