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ENHANCE THE LIGHT - ABOUT HOYA CROSS SCREEN FILTERS
BY NAF SELMANI (UK)
Lighting can be enhanced in ways that go beyond what exists in nature. A Cross Screen filter, also known as a star filter, is a small, yet effectual addition to the set-up of any photographer or videographer, whether they are professional or amateur enthusiast.
This type of special effects’ filters are used to stretch a light source in a creative manner, accentuating its aesthetic properties and enhancing the way it interacts with any surroundings.
A cityscape at night with lights blazing away like stars in the sky can be a scintillating show, and when captured in a photo, it can dazzle the eye.
To create this twinkling effect in your after-dark cityscapes, thread a star filter from Hoya in front of your lens and see the difference. It is clear!
HOYA is the worlds largest optical glass manufacturer and holds 50% of the share throughout the world on all production of optical glass. Within this field of optical glasses, HOYA is exceptionally featured, without comparison to any other competitors. It supplies its glass to most of the renown optical lens manufacturers in Japan and around the world and holds the number one share of camera filters world-wide. Kenko Tokina is the world-wide export agent for HOYA filters.
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