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July 19, 2017

Polarizing Filters: What are they and
why you should use them?

Adventure
What is a polarizing filter and what does it do? A polarizing filter removes light that has been reflected in the scene you are trying to shoot. For example, sun or light glare off a lake or remove glare from a car window. By modifying the reflected light through the polarizing filter it allows ...
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July 14, 2017

International Filter Photo Contest

Contest
International Filter Photo Contest
  It’s our pleasure to announce that our parent company, Kenko Tokina Co., Ltd. is holding an International Filter Photo Contest in commemoration of the 60th anniversary of our company. The contest is open to photo entries taken using any filter highlighting the creative possibilities that ...
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June 17, 2017

Our Top 10 Tips to Help You Shoot the Eclipse

Tutorial
White Light Corona
1  The best spots to watch and shoot the eclipse in totality   The last time the United States experienced a coast-to-coast total eclipse was 1918.  A narrow band spanning the continental US measuring less than 50 miles across will experience this rare celestial phenomenon in its ...
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May 26, 2017

Video Tutorial: Cut light pollution like a knife

Adventure
Joshua Tree Astrophotography
  “The Intensifier cuts through light pollution like a knife! A great tool to have for any photographer interested in capturing the beauty of the night sky.” ~ Stan Moniz, Hoya ambassador   Good stuff from ambassador Stan Moniz!  In his video he explains how the Hoya Intensifier works and ...
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May 13, 2017

Hoya partners with ON1

Lifestyle
ON1 Spring into Summer
Hoya Filter USA is excited to be an official sponsor of the ON1 Spring into Summer Event! It’s all about helping photographers with their editing process by providing easy to follow videos, practice files, and presets. That's not it though. Some great companies and people in the photography ...
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April 26, 2017

Film? Heck Yeah! Film is Fun!

Film
Hoya Hawaii Photography
A conversation about film with Mike Caputo, film enthusiast and Hoya user: aka @aloha_bigmike When did you first get into photography? I’ve always had an interest in photography. Most of my memories are in photo albums taken with disposable cameras. I remember I took a photography class in high ...
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April 18, 2017

Responsible Photography

Adventure
Zion National Park
By Heather Long | Heather Long Photography & Hoya Ambassador Sustainability. It is a word that is regularly introduced when discussing our environment, our way of life, even the way we create our artwork. As a photographer, we are always thinking about the sustainability of our work, ...
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April 12, 2017

My 48 hours with Hudson Henry

Adventure
Death Valley by Hudson Henry
I spent a weekend in Death Valley with photographer and Hoya brand ambassador Hudson Henry and it was awesome! Hudson had just finished a climb of Mt. Whitney, which took him from the highest peak in the lower 48 to the Western Hemisphere’s lowest depression. His was a journey of extremes, but ...
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February 1, 2017

5 Secrets to Success in Landscape Photography

Landscapes
Hoya Secrets to Success
What do you want to accomplish with your photography business? Hoya ambassador Heather Long provides the insights to five techniques that could potentially help you achieve success in your landscape photography future.
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December 2, 2016

Oregon Coast Workshop May 19th – 21st

ON LOCATION
Oregon Coast By Hudson Henry
Join Hudson Henry for an intimate destination workshop and spend three days of photo training, shooting and editing on location
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