Are Hoya filters good quality?
HOYA HD UV Verdict The HOYA HD UV filter performed the best, with the smallest amount of flare out of the 5 filters we tested, and offers the strongest glass of them all. The coating also makes it easy to clean, and is a good choice to protect a high-quality lens.
What is Hoya HMC?
The Hoya HMC UV Standard Filters uses the highest quality heat-resistant tempered glass, which creates a smooth, clear image. This filter cuts out all range of UV rays to give an astounding sharpness and clarity without the least affect on color balance.
What does CPL filter stand for?
A CPL filter – which stands for circular polarizer/linear – is a glass attachment that can reduce the glare from reflected surfaces. Although there are various types available on the market, the most popular is the circular model, partly as it can fit easily onto the end of virtually any camera lens.
Where are Hoya filters made?
cheaper hoya filters are made in the philippines since labor are less compare to japan that’s why it’s cheap but tokina/hoya are also doing business in philippines so it wasn’t fake for having made in philippines filters. and those more expensive hoya filters like pro1 etc.. those are the ones that made in japan.
What does a HMC filter do?
Hoya NXT UV Filter Overview The Hoya 77mm UV Haze NXT HMC Filter is a general use, clear filter that helps to absorb ultraviolet light and protect the front of your lens. Hoya HMC filters are multi-coated for reducing flare, ghosting, and reflections on the filter surface.
Is the Hoya PRO1 MC PL-C more sensitive?
I have been able to scratch all manners and makes of lens filters, but the Hoya Pro1 MC PL-C is more sensitive than most. I have managed to scratch its coating with even the slightest drag of a lens cap across the glass on the front of the filter. Most of the scratches on my Hoya Pro1 filters have come during my cleaning sessions.
What kind of HMC coating does Hoya have?
Hoya’s original HMC multicoating is a triple-layer coating on each surface. Reflections are an almost invisible dim green.
What makes the Hoya PRO1 digital polarizing filter so good?
The Hoya Pro1 Digital Circular Polarizing filter is well built, with a black matte aluminum frame that is both sturdy and lightweight. The frame features an ultra-thin design which helps to mitigate the effects of vignetting with the filter mounted on a wide-angle lens.
Are there any Nikon filters that are Hoya?
Hoya also makes multi-coated filters in every color I can imagine. Sure, Nikon makes a multicoated UV (L37c or NC), but if I want an 81A or A2, Nikon only makes single-coated filters. I’m told that there is a cheaper series of green-box filters that aren’t coated, but I haven’t seen them.