Cokin filters revisited

There’s a really interesting article about photographer John Duder going back and experimenting with filters he never got around to using in the 80s over on ePHOTOzine: Experimenting With Filters From the Eighties I Have Never Used – Come Check Out The Results Also interesting that we’ve got many of the filters he used here […]

Spot filter effect

An interesting and under used  filters in the Cokin range is the Incolor 061. It’s part of the spot color range, and unlike many of the other colour spot filters this one is very practical and can be used in different ways for different effects. The spot filters with colour can sometime look quite poor […]

Circular or Round filters?

Many new filter buyers are unsure whether to buy a round filter or one of the many square options. A round filter screws directly onto the front of your lens. A Square filter slides into a filter holder that has an adaptor ring matching the filter thread size of your lens. There are a few […]

Diffraction filters explained

The diffraction filter is a special effect filter that can be found in a number of filter brands’ ranges. The diffraction filter creates spectacular rainbow coloured streaks or star bursts from highlights. Hoya made the effect popular back in the 70s with their group of filters called Spectral Star. The Hoya Spectral Star is a […]