Hoya filters: PRO1 / PRO1D / S-HMC etc. HELP!!!!!

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  1. ghibbett

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    Hi All,

    Just about to purchase a Hoya CPL but the flippin' choice is driving me crazy :suicide:

    So here's the choices:
    1: Hoya 77mm PRO1 Super HMC Circular Polarizing Filter
    2: HOYA 77mm S-HMC Circular Polarizer SUPER Filter THIN
    3: HOYA 77mm PRO1 DIGITAL Circular Polarizer Filter DMC

    Any ideas of the difference and which would be best suited to being used on a EF-S 17-55 & an EF-S 10-22?

    Thanks,
     
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    For the 10-22 you need the thinnest available to avoid / reduce vignetting. The differences are in the quality and clarity of the optics. A local dealer should have a little demo glass to show the difference in the quality if that helps.
     
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    I use the super HMC Pro1 77mm on a Tokina 12-24mm with no problems. That one's 1mm glass, a 3mm ring, and a front thread. I think it's the most expensive of the bunch, but considering the tendency of superwides to flare, I wouldn't suggest skimping.
     
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    **update**

    Have ordered the Pro1D CPL from hkdirect. Will post some piccies when it's arrived.

    Cheers,
     

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