Tip of the Day: Why should you always use a UV filter on your lens?

• Protecting your lens from dust and flying sand• Protecting your lens from scratches (I’ve seen some bad scratches avoided because of this filter)• Preventing Sea Spray (and salt) from getting into the lens (for this purpose alone, buy a UV filter)Read more about why you UV filter at beyondphototips.com

• Protecting your lens from dust and flying sand

• Protecting your lens from scratches (I’ve seen some bad scratches avoided because of this filter)

•  Protecting your filter mount from getting bent

•  Saving your lens by sacrificing itself (filters are housed in aluminum frames, these are soft and absorb impact well even though they’re not meant for this purpose)

•  Preventing Sea Spray (and salt) from getting into the lens (for this purpose alone, buy a UV filter)

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