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Suitable filter for 14-42 lens

Having been seduced by the original E-P1 I am now getting an E-PL1. I am wondering about a suitable UV/Protective filter for the 14-42 lens (40.5mm version) and would appreciate any suggestions.
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Re: Suitable filter for 14-42 lens

Try and get one with a narrow rim. Mine causes quite a lot of shadow in the corners of the frame at 14mm.

Otherwise, it's the usual suspects and arguments for and against protective filters.

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Re: Suitable filter for 14-42 lens

Noted. I see a lot of the filters from the usual providers look quite deep, so I'll have to be a little careful.
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Re: Suitable filter for 14-42 lens

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Try and get one with a narrow rim. Mine causes quite a lot of shadow in the corners of the frame at 14mm.

Otherwise, it's the usual suspects and arguments for and against protective filters.

Nick
Another possibility is to add a step up ring to a larger size & get a generic lens cap off ebay to go with it plus the relevant sized filter which won't then matter if it is deep. Otherwise I believe Marumi makes thin rimmed filters.
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Re: Suitable filter for 14-42 lens

For neatness' sake I think I'll try the thin filter route. Looks like it's Marumi then.
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