August 01, 2014, 08:20:09 AM

Poll

Do you use a clear protection filter on your EF 40mm 2.8 pancake?

Yes, all the time (or almost all the time).
9 (31%)
Sometimes, only in hazardous conditions.
1 (3.4%)
No, but I do use some type of hood.
4 (13.8%)
No filter.  No hood.
15 (51.7%)

Total Members Voted: 29

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Re: Do you top your pancake with a filter?
« Reply #15 on: March 07, 2014, 12:29:52 AM »
I prefer maple syrup!

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Re: Do you top your pancake with a filter?
« Reply #15 on: March 07, 2014, 12:29:52 AM »

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Re: Do you top your pancake with a filter?
« Reply #16 on: March 07, 2014, 02:53:41 AM »
Are we only talking about the 40mm f/2.8 pancake? I recently bought a filter for the EF M 22mm f/2 lens. The lens cap prodrutes out a bit making it not so pocket friendly so I'm trying a filter on it so it's always ready to shoot. It only adds a few mm more. For pancake protection a filter seems the way to go. Keeps the profile low and protects the front element.

Edit - if I had a 40 mcshorty I'd go capless, hoodless and filterless i.e - bare.
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Re: Do you top your pancake with a filter?
« Reply #17 on: March 17, 2014, 11:03:53 AM »
I'm still trying to find a reason not to sell mine - other than trying it out when it arrived, I have used it exactly zero times since I bought it in November.  I agree that it makes no sense to put a filter on it as the only real draws of this lens is its small size and low price and spending any extra money on it negate both.
Still haven't used it so it's up on eBay...I'm sure it's a fine lens, but I never found a use for it.
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Re: Do you top your pancake with a filter?
« Reply #17 on: March 17, 2014, 11:03:53 AM »