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glenerrolrd
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« on: February 09, 2006, 04:57:47 PM »
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Interested in getting a polarizer for my new Zeiss 21mm Distagon which I use on a Canon 5D.   Will the B+W slim still result in corner cutoff? Any experience?
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« Reply #1 on: February 09, 2006, 05:16:55 PM »
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Interested in getting a polarizer for my new Zeiss 21mm Distagon which I use on a Canon 5D. Will the B+W slim still result in corner cutoff? Any experience?
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What a coincidence!

I am interested in getting a Zeiss 21mm Distagon for my B+W slim polarizer!

OK - enough with the funny stuff. I have no experience with this lens (wish I did) but I recall you are planning to mount it on a 5D, right?

If I were a betting man, I'd say you should be alright with the slim mount polarizer. I mean, if not that, there isn't any other option, right?
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« Reply #2 on: February 09, 2006, 06:50:38 PM »
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What a coincidence!

I am interested in getting a Zeiss 21mm Distagon for my B+W slim polarizer!

 

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if not that, there isn't any other option, right?

I don't know about the specific thread size of that lens, but one thing I've always liked about Nikon's polarizers is that they're cut oversize so that vignetting isn't a problem.

They're pricey, but you might look into what's available.
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« Reply #3 on: February 10, 2006, 05:40:03 PM »
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you might be interested in some advice I received from other forums.  One  member advised that I use a 82-86 stepup ring, a slim mount 86 B+W and he special fit a 105mm hood.  This is of course an extreme solution..but it implies that the 82mm might vignette..even the slim version.  Any experience out there?
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« Reply #4 on: February 15, 2006, 07:25:15 AM »
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Interested in getting a polarizer for my new Zeiss 21mm Distagon which I use on a Canon 5D.   Will the B+W slim still result in corner cutoff? Any experience?
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I have the lens and this polarizer and on slide film in the RTS3 you see no problems. Although I also have a 1Ds Mk2, I have never used the wide angle on the Canon.

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