What’s the Best Filter Wrench?

If you’ve used enough filters on your lenses then I’ve no doubt that you’ve got one stuck at some point. Sometimes a filter gets stuck on a lens, sometimes a filter gets stuck to another filter if you’ve been stacking them, and sometimes a filter will get stuck to a step-down ring. In the past I’ve tried a few different methods to unstick filters, including putting rubber bands around them for added grip, and putting the lens or filters in the freezer to allow the metal to contract. I’ve also tried buying a cheap pair of filter wrenches, but I …

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New Reader Discount: Save 10% on Formatt-Hitech Filters

Whenever I can, I try to work with my friends and partners in the industry to bring Shutter Muse readers a discount on the photography gear that I use. When it comes to filters, I use the Firecrest ones from Formatt-Hitech, so I’m pleased to be able to offer you guys a 10% discount on everything in their online store. Simply use the coupon code ShutterMuse10 at the checkout. If you want to see what kind of filters I use, make sure you check out the filter section of my gear guide. NOTE: Formatt-Hitech have two websites, and the coupon code will …

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MindShift Gear Filter Hive Review

I’m excited to be able to bring you guys an exclusive first look at the MindShift Gear Filter Hive, a new photographic filter organizer that handles both round and 4×6 filters.  At the time of writing this I’m the only person outside of MindShift Gear to have one of these so this is a very special first look.  The latest word is that this product will begin shipping in February and you can use the link in the section below to get a shipping notification. Video Review Filters of some sort are almost always a part of any outdoor photographer’s …

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