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UV and polarizing filter, what is the difference ?

What is the difference between a uv filter and polarizing filter. I have a UV filter. Do I need a polar filter in addition.

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6/2/2002 12:00:51 PM

Jeff S. Kennedy   A UV filter filters out bluis ultraviolet light. It helps to take blue our of shadows and reduce apparent haze caused by the UV light. A polarizer filters wavelenghts of light and reduces reflections and helps to darken and saturated colors. Do you need one? That's up to you. I like to use one to darken blue skies or to enrich foliage colors by reducing the glare. It is one of the more useful filters you can own.

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6/2/2002 1:21:21 PM

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