Handling stuck filters


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Handling stuck filters

If you stack multiple filters on your lenses, there's inevitably going to come a day when you can't get your stacked filters apart. This is especially true if you have a lens that requires very large filters with threads so tiny it's hard to screw filters together so that they're perfectly straight, especially if the filters are very large. If you keep UV or Skylight filters on all of your lenses, then anytime you add a lens, you'll be stacking filters. Now, getting them apart can be tricky. First, you need to unscrew the entire stack of filters. I have two filters here. I've got an ND filter and then I put a Variable ND filter on top of it to create this stack.

When I went to unscrew the variable ND filter, the whole thing came off, and now I'm trying and trying and trying to get them undone, and I can't. Now, lots of people have lots of ideas about how to get stuck filters apart. Some people say that you should set one side on an ice pack because the cold w...

Handling stuck filters
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Handling stuck filters provides you with in-depth training on Photography. Taught by Ben Long as part of the Foundations of Photography: Specialty Lenses

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