UV filter for P900? Maybe not.

Discussion in 'Superzoom Salon' started by Jock Elliott, May 14, 2016.

  1. Jock Elliott

    Jock Elliott All-Pro

    Jan 3, 2012
    Troy, NY
    Tried a Tiffen UV Protector 67mm filter for the P900. In head-to-head comparisons, the filter degrades both the contrast and the sharpness of the image.

    Cheers, Jock
  2. Luke

    Luke Super Moderator Subscribing Member

    Nov 11, 2011
    Milwaukee, WI USA
    it's my understanding that modern digital sensors are not very sensitive to UV light.
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  3. I havent bothered with UV filters on my superzooms. The lens barrel already stretches the friendship a long way, adding UV (or other) filter is not worth the effort.
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