Do you good people use circular polarising filters? I have now bought a new canon lens 24-70 and have fitted a cir polarising filter to it. For the last few years I have got into the habit of fitting cir polarising filters to all my lenses and just left them on all the time. Regardless of the type of photo I was taking. One it protects the lens and two it gives deep rich colours and cut down glare.
Been testing my new lens and was finding the results were coming out quite dark, also much darker than on the computer screen when having them printed as a glossy photo. I guess the darkness is down to the polarising filter? What I was doing was bumping up the exposure compensation a couple of notches to try and brighten them. Is that the correct way to get round it? Or should I say use a wider aperture or lower ISO ...etc?
Maybe I should not use the polarising filter but use a uv filter all the time instead? I want to try and avoid having to constantly change filters. What filter do you use most of the time?
Also, I am soon going away to Exmoor and want to try and take some good landscapes and try and photograph some farm animals and wild ponies. What filter should I keep on my camera for that outing?
Really sorry to have so many questions. Grateful for any advice you can give me please on all the above.