Pages: [1]   Go Down

Author Topic: Question re polarizing filter  (Read 585 times)


  • Jr. Member
  • **
  • Offline Offline
  • Posts: 76
    • http://
Question re polarizing filter
« on: July 15, 2013, 11:09:37 AM »

The turning action on my 77mm circular polarizer (B+W) is not very smooth. I would say that it could stand some lubrication. Is there anyway of doing this without risking lubricant getting between the layers of glass and totally screwing things up? Thanks


  • Sr. Member
  • ****
  • Offline Offline
  • Posts: 2350
    • Peter Aitken Photographs
Re: Question re polarizing filter
« Reply #1 on: July 15, 2013, 04:33:45 PM »

I have never faced this situation, but my first thought is to get some silicone spray lubricant and spritz some in a small container like a shot glass. Then use a toothpick to transfer small amounts to the gap between the 2 filter rings.
"Photographic technique is a means to an end, never the end itself."
View my web page
View my Facebook page
Pages: [1]   Go Up