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Hoya 52mm 4x Cross Screen Star Effect Glass Filter

You Pay: $11.92

Hoya Cross Screen filters have a surface that is etched with a fine grid pattern. Depending on the pattern, point light sources and reflections create multi-beam stars.

Hoya's Star 4 Cross Screen is designed so that a 4-point star is created from point light sources and reflections.
The effect is produced by a series of thin lines etched into the flat optical surface of a clear filter
Type Cross Screen
Size 52 mm
Grade 4x (Star 4)
Filter Factor Not specified
Multi-Coated No
Rotating Yes
Effect Makes lighting within the scene take on a more glittering, glamorous appearance
Application Portraiture, wedding - Use with point-light source such as a candle
Color Temperature Not applicable
Construction Glass
Front Filter Thread Size 52 mm
Front Lens Cap Size 52 mm
Warranty One-Year

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Hoya52mm 4x Cross Screen Star Effect Glass Filter
 
4.9

(based on 12 reviews)

Ratings Distribution

  • 5 Stars

     

    (11)

  • 4 Stars

     

    (1)

  • 3 Stars

     

    (0)

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100%

of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

Pros

  • Easy to use (9)
  • Firm mount (5)
  • Clear optics (4)
  • Strong construction (4)

Cons

    Best Uses

    • Image manipulation (5)
      • Reviewer Profile:
      • Photo enthusiast (6), Enthusiast (3)
      • Was this a gift?:
      • No (6)

    Reviewed by 12 customers

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    5.0

    Looks Great

    By rperez0018

    from Gilberts, IL

    About Me Photo Enthusiast

    Verified Buyer

    Pros

    • Compact
    • Easy to Use
    • Great Picture Quality
    • Lightweight

    Cons

      Best Uses

      • Family Photos

      Comments about Hoya 52mm 4x Cross Screen Star Effect Glass Filter:

      I'm using this for holiday photography. Mainly children. So far its doing what was advertised.

      • Was this a gift?:
      • No

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      5.0

      Star Struck

      By Traveller

      from New York

      About Me Photo Enthusiast

      Verified Buyer

      Pros

      • Easy To Use
      • Firm Mount

      Cons

        Best Uses

        • Image Manipulation

        Comments about Hoya 52mm 4x Cross Screen Star Effect Glass Filter:

        I use it mainly for shooting sunsets and night cityscapes.

        • Was this a gift?:
        • No

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        5.0

        Take cool night shots

        By Photo Paul

        from South jersey

        About Me Technically Challenged

        Verified Buyer

        Pros

        • Easy To Use
        • Improves Picture Quality

        Cons

          Best Uses

            Comments about Hoya 52mm 4x Cross Screen Star Effect Glass Filter:

            Just screw on lens and look for some night time action..taking pics prior were just dull and flat...with this lens it adds so much character to your nightlife photos.

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            • No

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            5.0

            Great product w/ great results!

            By Gelfman

            from Long Island, New York

            About Me Aspiring Film Maker, Film Professional, Tech Savvy

            Verified Buyer

            Pros

            • Easy To Use

            Cons

              Best Uses

              • Panoramic Filming
              • Shooting Outdoors

              Comments about Hoya 52mm 4x Cross Screen Star Effect Glass Filter:

              It's a simple product, but the result you get through the camera is really something else. The build is sturdy and the star-effect is very surreal and an awesome change in bokeh.

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              • No

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              5.0

              Goods efects with a little object.

              By Bruno Souza

              from Brazil

              About Me Hobbyist

              Verified Buyer

              Pros

              • Compact Design
              • Easy To Use
              • Highly Compatible
              • Improves Performance
              • Professional Quality

              Cons

                Best Uses

                • In The Studio

                Comments about Hoya 52mm 4x Cross Screen Star Effect Glass Filter:

                You can use in a simple photo or professional usage. The wonderful effect in a simple filter. Very good.

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                5.0

                did it for me

                By nv

                from new york

                About Me Casual Photographer

                Verified Buyer

                Pros

                • Clear Optics
                • Easy To Use
                • Firm Mount
                • Strong Construction

                Cons

                  Best Uses

                    Comments about Hoya 52mm 4x Cross Screen Star Effect Glass Filter:

                    Got this filter and didn't think it will live up to the price lol, but it made my days and night with effects it makes ! Will def recommend

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                    • No

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                    5.0

                    nice addition to your collection!

                    By bobby g

                    from new orleans louisiana

                    About Me Photo Enthusiast

                    Verified Buyer

                    Pros

                    • Clear Optics
                    • Easy To Use
                    • Firm Mount
                    • Strong Construction

                    Cons

                      Best Uses

                      • Color Correction
                      • Filter Protection
                      • Image Manipulation

                      Comments about Hoya 52mm 4x Cross Screen Star Effect Glass Filter:

                      A small investment that provides alot of fun!

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                      • No

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                      4.0

                      Nice effect

                      By Twothreetwelve

                      from Long Island, NY

                      About Me Photo Enthusiast

                      Verified Buyer

                      Pros

                      • Easy To Use

                      Cons

                        Best Uses

                          Comments about Hoya 52mm 4x Cross Screen Star Effect Glass Filter:

                          Used this for my christmas card photo. Worked nicely on the lights on the garland behind my subject. Better than the in-camera cross screen effect.

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                          5.0

                          Works as Advertised

                          By Scott

                          from Pittsburgh, PA

                          About Me Photo Enthusiast

                          Verified Buyer

                          Pros

                          • Easy To Use
                          • Firm Mount
                          • Strong Construction

                          Cons

                            Best Uses

                            • Image Manipulation

                            Comments about Hoya 52mm 4x Cross Screen Star Effect Glass Filter:

                            The effect might be a little cliche but the product works as advertised.

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                            5.0

                            does what it was intended for

                            By Hockey dad

                            from Orange County, CA

                            About Me Photo Enthusiast

                            Verified Buyer

                            Pros

                              Cons

                                Best Uses

                                  Comments about Hoya 52mm 4x Cross Screen Star Effect Glass Filter:

                                  Creates an effective star pattern on light sources and reflections. I have also used it to soften the focus on portraits of women.

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                                  5.0

                                  Awesome Filter

                                  By TPitt

                                  from Kansas City,Mo.

                                  About Me Hobbyist/Enthusiast

                                  Verified Buyer

                                  Pros

                                  • Clear Optics
                                  • Consistent Effect
                                  • Firm Mount
                                  • Strong Construction

                                  Cons

                                    Best Uses

                                    • Artwork
                                    • Image Manipulation

                                    Comments about Hoya 52mm 4x Cross Screen Star Effect Glass Filter:

                                    It really makes the lights pop out at night.Nice effect.

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                                    5.0

                                    Great Product

                                    By Dean

                                    from Rancho Belago, CA

                                    About Me Hobbyist/Enthusiast

                                    Pros

                                    • Clear Optics
                                    • Consistent Effect

                                    Cons

                                      Best Uses

                                      • Image Manipulation

                                      Comments about Hoya 52mm 4x Cross Screen Star Effect Glass Filter:

                                      I just wanted to use this for the effect at night. I really like the star effect, thats why I bought it.

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