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Supertele + drop-in cpl
« on: September 12, 2013, 10:04:38 PM »
For those of you with big white primes and the drop-in cpl. Do you leave the filter installed 24/7 and dial it in/out as needed for every shot, or do you take it out and only insert it when the shot dictates it?
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Supertele + drop-in cpl
« on: September 12, 2013, 10:04:38 PM »

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Re: Supertele + drop-in cpl
« Reply #1 on: September 12, 2013, 11:39:13 PM »
I take it out, and use it only when needed.  The CPL costs you light.  I didn't buy a 600mm f/4 to usually have a 600mm f/7.1.  ;)
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Re: Supertele + drop-in cpl
« Reply #2 on: September 13, 2013, 01:19:42 AM »
Same here. I only use it in bright light, with water and snow.
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Re: Supertele + drop-in cpl
« Reply #3 on: September 13, 2013, 02:08:41 AM »
I'm still waiting for mine, but a question here, when you pull it out and insert the clear filter, do you have any clever way, like a small pouch hanging on the strap to switch fast or something? When it's just to pull out, I can see myself changing it often in some situation where I have had to live with the lost light with the screw in filters.
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Re: Supertele + drop-in cpl
« Reply #4 on: September 13, 2013, 02:20:35 AM »
You can use something like this on your belt (I am not intending to advertise this particular piece or shop, just I bought this a few months back and found the link easily)......

http://www.adorama.com/GBSFP46.html
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Re: Supertele + drop-in cpl
« Reply #5 on: September 13, 2013, 02:22:00 AM »
I have not been in the need of swapping the CPL in and out several times on the same shoot, so that has not been an issue for me. I carry it in the box it came in.
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Re: Supertele + drop-in cpl
« Reply #6 on: September 13, 2013, 03:00:33 AM »
You can use something like this on your belt (I am not intending to advertise this particular piece or shop, just I bought this a few months back and found the link easily)......

http://www.adorama.com/GBSFP46.html

Thanks, I have one like that, mine folds and folds, I like it a lot, but I'll try to find something for my strap for just that one filter.
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Re: Supertele + drop-in cpl
« Reply #6 on: September 13, 2013, 03:00:33 AM »

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Re: Supertele + drop-in cpl
« Reply #7 on: September 13, 2013, 03:38:54 AM »
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Re: Supertele + drop-in cpl
« Reply #8 on: September 13, 2013, 04:03:09 AM »
You can use something like this on your belt (I am not intending to advertise this particular piece or shop, just I bought this a few months back and found the link easily)......

http://www.adorama.com/GBSFP46.html

Thanks, I have one like that, mine folds and folds, I like it a lot, but I'll try to find something for my strap for just that one filter.

Sorry, you need for just one filter, then get a fishbomb..... no I am not kidding search FishBomb ...
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Re: Supertele + drop-in cpl
« Reply #9 on: September 13, 2013, 05:08:40 AM »
You can use something like this on your belt (I am not intending to advertise this particular piece or shop, just I bought this a few months back and found the link easily)......

http://www.adorama.com/GBSFP46.html

Thanks, I have one like that, mine folds and folds, I like it a lot, but I'll try to find something for my strap for just that one filter.

Sorry, you need for just one filter, then get a fishbomb..... no I am not kidding search FishBomb ...

Thanks!
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Re: Supertele + drop-in cpl
« Reply #9 on: September 13, 2013, 05:08:40 AM »