HOYA STARSCAPE Light Pollution Cut Filter Review *The Review was updated in 2020-10-19 with new data and photos/videos.* Intro For some photographers, filters are not required for astrophotography or night photography in general. In general someone can say that this partially true, with the exception of Light Pollution Filters. Light pollution filters were well known for astronomers and deep sky astrophotographers for
HOYA ProND16 & ProND32 Grad Filters Review Intro As photographers, we all know that light is affecting the scene by all means. As artists, we all know that light is the most crucial element when creating a photograph. Especially in landscape photography, light is the element that can make a huge difference, and can separate
Tokina SZX 400mm F8 Reflex Lens Review *Please note that at the time of writing this review, there was no available lens profile for Tokina SZX 400mm F8 Reflex lens released from Adobe* Intro When I learned about the development of a new mirror lens from Tokina in 2020, I must say that I was a little skeptical
I'm very happy to announce that my short experimental documentary film "Forest of Tranquility" has won the Best Cinematography Award at Hollywood Venus Awards Film Festival!
The night sky is always magical! The experience of seeing the galactic core with your naked eyes is so amazing. In this image, the viewer can see many celestial objects, like the bright Jupiter on the left and the faint Saturn on the far left. On the right is the bright Antares on the colorful Rho Ophiuchi region, while in the middle the viewer
Covid-19 disease has caused a lot of problems around the world. However staying at home doesn’t mean we cannot be creative. Tokina invited me to participate at #Shootathome challenge. The goal was to create a small project with things that are available in home. In terms of gear I used the Tokina Firin 100mm* F2.8 FE macro lens with a Hoya ProND32 filter. [*You
- Best Editing Award Chhatrapati Shivaji International Film Festival - Official Selection Independent Shorts Awards - Official Selection Indie Short Fest - Official Selection Atlanta Docufest - Official Selection Five Continents Int. Film Festival - Official Selection Rome Independent Prisma Awards - Official Selection No Words Int. Film Festival A short non-narrative experimental documentary film, capturing the serene atmosphere inside the forests of Epirus,
My Project "Shadows of Opera" received an Honourable Mention in Professional Fine Art Category of Monochrome Photography Awards 2019. Shadows of Opera Project was exhibited in Photokina 2018 (Cologne, Germany) in Kenko Tokina Booth for the release of the Tokina Opera 50mm F/1.4 lens. It was also exhibited in Salon de la Photo 2018 (Paris, France) in Cokin Booth.
A very short teaser of my upcoming documentary film project "Forest of Tranquility". The last two years, after the release of Keep Looking Up, my commercial work didn't allow me to find enough spare time to create personal projects. However, some months ago, I envisioned the idea of this project and I began working with it, creating scenes on paper and making some preparations
My first Milky Way Galaxy photo for this year was captured back in March, as the Milky Way season was slowly starting, where I had the honor to work with Cokin in order to create some night sky images for their new light pollution filter called CLEARSKY. The filter is of highest quality, with Double side multi AR Coating & AF Coating (waterproof, anti-oil