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Wide angle filter dilemma

Dave_D78 16 41 Ireland
7 Nov 2006 1:33PM
Hello all,
I have just purchased a canon 10-22mm lens, and am wondering whether to get a screw on Circular polariser, or one of the drop in types. I currently use cokin P series filter system, but I suspect that will have to be upgraded to avoid vignetting. Any suggestions? Thanks, Dave
robway 18 318 Wales
7 Nov 2006 5:34PM
I can understand your problem Dave, I use a Sigma 10-20 and I bought a Cokin wide angle holder but I still get some vignetting at 10mm and the other problem is that this holder will only hold one filter. I can't advise you on which other system to use but Lee seems to be a favoutite by others on this site. I will be interested to see if what other response you have on this question.
Alan_Warriner 17 545 England
7 Nov 2006 7:42PM
I use the screw in slimline B&W circular polariser
nickp 18 491 Scotland
7 Nov 2006 9:09PM
I've just got my hands on a 10-22 as well. I've found that I get vignetting up to 14mm with the Cokin P filter holder - the one with multiple slots. Think I'll investigate the Cokin X stuff for ND grads.

BTW I've had uneven results using polarisers with wide lenses. On a full frame camera a 17mm lens plus screw in polariser gave me the classic colour gradients across blue skies. I'd expect something similar from a 10mm on the smaller sensor.
fauxtography 18 6.6k 36
7 Nov 2006 9:14PM
If you upgraded form p to z pro or x-pro (or lee) then drop in polarizers are pretty expensive. I use the z-pro filters on my sigma 10-20 and it works fine at 10mm. I use the lee filter holder (as it's better) and have no problems, though adding on a screw in circular polarizer does causes serious vignetting.


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