The H&Y filters are here to revolutionize your landscape photography

Filters are often considered to be an essential part of landscape photography, but using them can be frustrating at times. Avoiding getting your fingerprints smudged on the filter, or even scratching or smashing the fragile glass, means that setting up your shot can be more time-consuming than you'd like. However, H&Y Filters has come up with an innovative new magnetic filter system that could change everything.

H&Y dropped into The Photography Show's Burst Mode studio to show us some of their latest products, including their range of Neutral Density filters, Neutral Density Graduated filters, filter holders and magnetic adapter strips. 

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H&Y has produced a series of rectangular filters that magnetically stack against each other. They're designed to prevent any risk of light leaks and can be easily moved and adjusted to create the perfect effect for your landscape photography. Each filter has a frame that you can use to keep fingerprints off the glass.

Speaking of the glass, all of the H&Y filters are made from Corning Gorilla Glass III, which is designed to be virtually unbreakable (as you can see in the video above!). This type of Gorilla Glass has also been used on smartphones such as the Samsung Galaxy S4 and the Motorola Moto X.

One of the most interesting aspects of H&Y's filter system is the fact that you can use it to instantly adapt your old filters with just a few simple steps. Using magnetic adapter strips, you can convert filters from LEE Filters, NISI and more to the H&Y filter system.

If you're interested in finding out more about H&Y's revolutionary filter system, you can check out their website here. For more exciting camera gear news, head to our The Photography Show: Burst Mode hub.

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Louise Carey

With over a decade of photographic experience, Louise arms Digital Camera World with a wealth of knowledge on photographic technique and know-how – something at which she is so adept that she's delivered workshops for the likes of ITV and Sue Ryder. Louise also brings years of experience as both a web and print journalist, having served as features editor for Practical Photography magazine and contributing photography tutorials and camera analysis to titles including Digital Camera Magazine and  Digital Photographer. Louise currently shoots with the Fujifilm X-T200 and the Nikon D800, capturing self-portraits and still life images, and is DCW's ecommerce editor, meaning that she knows good camera, lens and laptop deals when she sees them.