Having problems with your Nikon DSLR D90 Digital Camera ?

In the past when film was still king and I was using it I had always used a UV or a Polarized lens cover. Now in the DSLR world I've been told that I should not use a non rated DSLR lens cover. Is there something out there that I should know???? Rick

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I think what you are referring to is the difference between coated and non-coated UV filters. In the old days of film, simple UV filters were fine and reduced haze while protecting the lens glass. The newer and much more expensive multi-coated UV filters do the same thing, but are also said to protect against ghosting and flare in digital cameras and lenses, which tend to be more sensitive to that issue. I've used both on my DSLR, and the answer as to whether the more expensive coated UV filter is worth the money: it depends.
Without specific reference to the D90, the following applies to almost all dSLR's: Skylight filters (UV) are fine, but avoid using auto white balance. Polarisers can prevent the autofocus system from working, but the more expensive circular polarisers are usually OK although don't produce quite the same effect as linear polarisers.
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