Mist Diffusion Filter Tests

Mist Diffusion Filter Tests

If you are trying to achieve an in-camera Orton effect, then this new article is a must-read from film photographer Alexis Cuarezma. Hoya recently partnered with Cuarezma to test the Hoya White Mist and Hoya Black Mist diffusion filters. Cuarezma notes the similarities and differences in halation between the two filters, gauges the diffusion s...
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How To Process Infrared Images in Photoshop

How To Process Infrared Images in Photoshop

Here’s one of my most popular images, “Summerglow.”  I used the Hoya R72 to make this image with my full spectrum camera.  When shooting, shoot in RAW; this will allow you maximum editing flexibility.    Let’s walk through a simple procedure for editing.  The first step after inserting your SD card in your computer is to go under “file” and sel...
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REDISCOVERING THE JOY OF SHOOTING FILM

REDISCOVERING THE JOY OF SHOOTING FILM

“I love the look of film. I like the grain, the light leaks, and the imperfections.” A conversation about shooting film with Mike Caputo, film enthusiast and Hoya userWhen 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 photo...
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