Category: Adventure

The Milky Way from El Matador State Beach in California

Malibu InstaMeet

Come meet ambassador Tracy Lee Monday, Oct 9th! Slik tripods, Tokina lenses and Hoya filters will be on hand with products to use and goodies to give away. Park on the inland side of PCH as the parking lot closes at sunset. Itinerary: 5:00pm Meet El Matador beach 6:12pm Sunset 7:00pm Meet for Milky Way […]

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

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 a […]

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Joshua Tree Astrophotography

Video Tutorial: Cut light pollution like a knife

  “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 how it can quickly help you […]

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Zion National Park

Responsible Photography

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, whether our captured moments will last the test […]

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Death Valley by Hudson Henry

My 48 hours with 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 there is nothing […]

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