International Filter Photo Contest 2021 has launched!

Jul 2, 2021

On July 1st, 2021, Kenko Tokina Co., Ltd. (Head office: Tokyo; President: Toru Yamanaka) has launched its annual International Filter Photo Contest 2021 - an international competition that aims to reward those photographers whose works enhance the creative and unbound possibilities of photographic filters.

Application period: from August 2, 2021 – October 31, 2021

In order to get a better idea of the contest, get inspired by previous awarded works, and jump to the main application page, please access the special web site created for the contest: FILTER ZONE. Discover the artistic potential of photographic filters and challenge your creativity!

At FILTER ZONE you will find all the necessary information about themes, qualifications, jury members, prizes, prize announcements, sponsors and partner companies of the contest.

Winners' announcement and notification: The winners of the International Filter Photo Contest 2021 will be announced on FILTER ZONE in February 2022.

We hope that you will enjoy participating in our contest and we are looking forward to receiving your best shots!

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About HOYA

HOYA is the world's largest optical glass manufacturer and holds 50% of the share throughout the world on all production of optical glass. Within this field of optical glass production, 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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