In this guide I'll cover several important reasons why you should use a UV filter on your DSLR or mirrorless camera. But also when using a UV filter is completely unnecessary.
UV filters are suppose to cut down UV light, but really modern lenses and sensors now have advanced coatings on them so it's no longer necessary to add extra filters for UV light. They were really more designed to be used with Film.
Using A UV Filter Really Depends On The Lens And Situation. Let Me Explain!
This is one of the biggest topics of debate when it comes to photography and lenses. Should you use a UV filter on your dslr? Well some big photographers do not. Some do. I do sometimes. Here is my experience and opinions on when you should or should not use them.