Broken UV filter

It fell out of the car when I opened the back door. It is a Canon EF 24-70 f2.8L on a Canon EOS 1D 4mp DSLR. Except for the destroyed 77mm Hoya HMC SUPER UV filter, camera and lens works fine.

  • Alexander Spechtl 9y

    oh it is only the filter! very good! but I would make a service also for the lens maybe the IS is damaged a little!
  • Michael H PRO 9y

    brrrr...... I am waiting for the exact same kit to arrive in a few days (together with a shiny new 5D). This shot gives me the willies.
  • hapakphoto PRO 9y

    OUCH... thank goodness for lens filters.
  • UAE_Professional 7y

    This problem is same happened to me exactly with my 24-70 on my 5D, and now i can't take off the damaged filter, any tips to do that?
  • pointnshoot 7y

    I carefully removed all the broken glass and then I used two pliers to remove the filter ring.
  • Alvaro PRO 7y

    Heroic filter :)
    I am going to show this photo to people who don´t bother to buy filters to protect their lenses.
  • Evan Dell 6y

    haha just bought one of these for my 50mm 1.4 good to know it holds up to the reviews
  • Jan Schraml & Daniel Schnorrenberg 5y

    @aspechtl: the 24-70 does not have IS ;)

    Even thought the filter saved the lens from almost everything except a few small scratches in the paint, I will not try it out with mine. And: I would say, the lens hood would have even saved the filter, and the lens hood is less expensive. Maybe even nothing would have happend to the lens hood, regarding that it is made of plastic.
  • Rosario Madariaga 4y

    OMG! Filters are so useful :)
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Taken on December 4, 2005
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