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Hoya Announce 2 New Filter Ranges: UK Exclusive

Simon Skinner - 5 years ago

Two brand new ranges of filter have been announced by Hoya, and both ranges are UK exclusives 

ULTRA-PRO

These new filters are the new top end consumer filters and are both stain and scratch resistant, along with being oil and water repellent, too. With an astounding 16 layers of anti-reflective coating on both the UV and Circular Polarisers, these new filters promise impressive light transmission of 99.5% [for the UV] and 90% [for the CPL].

The new Ultra-Pro filters are available in Circular Polariser and UV from 37mm through to 82mm.

Prices start from £44.99 for the 37mm UV filter and the 82mm CPL comes with an RRP of £284.99.

Next up is the NX-10 in Hoya range, which is aimed at both the beginner and serious enthusiast photographer. The new UV filter features 10 layers of coating that offers a light transmission of 98% and is also oil and water repellent, whereas The CPL filter is uncoated.

The new NX-10 filters are available in Circular Polariser and UV in 37mm to 82mm.

RRP from £19.99 for the 37mm UV filter, to £125.99 for the 82mm CPL.

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Simon Skinner

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Having spent many years working in various pockets of the music industry, and always with a camera in hand, Simon has worked with organisations such as Warner/Chappell, Food Records and ultimately, co-founding the innovative independent record label, Izumi Records before moving fully into the world of publishing in 2007. Amongst numerous other projects in the last decade, he has been responsible for a number of specialist photo trade magazines and journals for the filmmaking and photography communities, along with a coffee table book entitled, "Great Britons of Photography' which he produced with Peter Dench and Leica. Now heading up PhotoBite, Simon and the team have set themselves a task of delivering informative and inspirational content for photographers of all levels, from the beginner, shooting with smartphones, to the seasoned photographer and filmmaker.