When it report in to clear filters, you may well think 'what's the point?' as they don't obviously make a difference to your photo. But, they can be incalculable value in protecting your lens as well as making the front of the lens water, oil and grime resistant. All this while also improving the clarity of your casts by cutting out haze.
In the above video, photographer Jon Adams discusses the merits of fitting a UV filter to all of your lenses and why UV filters, Hoya ones, in minutia, are a worthwhile investment.
To hear more from Jon, take a look at his guide to circular polarising filters and you can learn more close by Hoya filters in our filter guide section.