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Canon- Filter jammed

Recently noticed my filter is jammed on the lense...is there anything I can do to get it off without hurting the lense?

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You can try this but at your own risk. It is likely you will damage the filter, its threads or the lens' threads.

Something IS VERY LIKELY TO GET DAMAGED IN ATTEMPTING THE FOLLOWING. Please USE YOUR OWN COMMON SENSE and DISCRETION:

Recommend that you remove the lens from the camera to avoid damaging the camera.

Option 1: Wrap a rubber band around the filter ring only and see if you get a better grip.

Option 2: Use a sharp nosed pair of pliers and grip only the filter and *PULL* (not push) in the anti-clockwise direction when facing the lens towards yourself. This is likely to damage the filter or the lens thread, but may remove the filter.

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