In this article, we will be taking a look at what we feel is the best solar filter for Sony a6000 cameras currently available on the market right now. Before getting into the article, we would just like to say that there are a number of different types of solar eclipse that all have their own ultraviolet strengths depending on where you are in the world.
Time was that you would have to use a full on solar stop filter that was fully metal coated to protect the sensor in your camera. Thankfully, due to various developments in the lens filter market, you are now able to use a high-quality, 10 stop ND filter (Click here to check for product prices and availability) to protect your sensor while still getting amazing photographs of the eclipse.
When ordering the filter ensure that you get the size to match your lenses thread size. This is usually clearly printed on both your lens filter as well as around the lens, you can also just measure the end of your lens if needed. Anyone, provided you have ordered the correct sized filter then it will seamlessly fit your lens and offer some protection for your camera sensor while taking photographs of the sun.
The Gobe 10 Stop ND Filter
The element of the filter is made from high-quality Japanese Glass to ensure that it is very robust and will be able to take its fair share of punishment. Additionally, the glass used for the element in the filter will not have any effect on the image quality of your photographs other than protecting the sensor from harmful sunlight. In fact, when looking at the captured photographs you will not be able to tell you even had a filter on your lens at all.
All in all, the Gobe 10 stop ND filter will make a great addition to your camera accessories and help improve your solar photography. That said, photographypls and Gobe do not offer any guarantees that it will prevent damage to the sensor of your a6000. As we mentioned earlier in the article, the strength of the suns light changes depending on where you are on the earth but multiple people have to use the filter to successfully take photographs of the sun with their cameras without issue.