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Hoya UV Filters, A vital accessory for your lenses.

Advantages: Filters out UV haze, Protects your lens front element.
Disadvantages: None

Introduction Ultra violet filters are probably one of the least glamorous and most mundane photographic accessories around, yet they are an essential part of of your system, and practically all photographers fit them to the front of their lenses an ...

Markh5682 11.03.2009 · Read full review
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Review of Hoya Haze UV(0) Filter 52 mm

A strange new view of the world

Advantages: Inexpensive introduction to Infra Red photography
Disadvantages: Long exposures mean a tripod must be used

I'd been using my first DSLR for a while when I stumbled across some images of Infra Red photography and was amazed by the strange perspective it gave of the world. There were 2 routes I could take to start producing shots in IR, first I could dismantle ...

LordBongo 29.01.2013 · Read full review
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Review of Hoya 55mm Infrared R72

Filtered to perfection

Advantages: Many advantages, see review.
Disadvantages: None.

The professional photographers like myself or the high end amateur photographers will probably all have used or tried using some sort of lens filter or another. Lens filters are designed to screw on to the end of lenses (mainly DSLR) to create differe ...

thebigc1690 03.04.2009 · Read full review
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Review of Hama UV Filter UV-390 (O-Haze) Filter 49 mm

A magical effect on light in your photos

Advantages: easy to use, gives dreamy/glowing effect to light in photos,
Disadvantages: only works with direct light

I bought this filter about 18 months ago in the hope of adding a foggy/blur around light in my photos, to create a mystical/dreamy atmosphere. It definitely does this! (tip: if you're looking for an even cheaper way to do this, i now also use VASELINE sme ...

ciaojones 05.07.2013 · Read full review
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Review of Hoya STAR-SIX Filter 77 mm