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Hoya 52mm R72 Infrared Filter

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Hoya 52mm R72 Infrared Filter
Key Features
  • Used for Infrared Photography
  • Blocks Visible Light Up To 720nm
  • Compatible with Most Digital Cameras
  • Can Be Used with Infrared-Type Film
The Hoya 52mm R72 Infrared Filter is a specialized filter used for infrared photography with digital cameras and specialized infrared film. This nearly opaque filter blocks all visible light up to 720nm, enabling recording of subject matter and scenes that are not visible under normal conditions. Due to the nature of infrared photography, the filter factor for this filter is highly variable and depends largely on the ISO sensitivity in use and lighting conditions.
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Hoya B-52RM72-GB Overview

The Hoya 52mm R72 Infrared Filter is a specialized filter used for infrared photography with digital cameras and specialized infrared film. This nearly opaque filter blocks all visible light up to 720nm, enabling recording of subject matter and scenes that are not visible under normal conditions. Due to the nature of infrared photography, the filter factor for this filter is highly variable and depends largely on the ISO sensitivity in use and lighting conditions.

This filter is constructed from high-quality optical glass and is set in an aluminum filter ring to provide increased rigidity and prevention from filter jamming.

Used for infrared photography applications with digital cameras and specialized IR film.
Blocks all visible light up to 720nm for photographing subjects and details that are not normally visible.
Variable filter factor depending on ISO sensitivity and lighting conditions.
Can be paired with colored black and white contrast filters to change the colored or contrast effects with this filter.
UPC: 024066015433

Hoya B-52RM72-GB Specs

Filter TypeHoya R72 (88A) Infrared
Transmission RangeAbove 720 nm
Circular Size52 mm Filter Thread
Front Accessory Thread / Bayonet52 mm
Filter MaterialGlass
Ring MaterialAluminum
Packaging Info
Package Weight0.095 lb
Box Dimensions (LxWxH)3.5 x 2.75 x 0.5"

Hoya B-52RM72-GB Reviews

A great Infra red filter

By Steve
Rated 5 out of 5
Date: 2021-11-14

Very nice filter for IR use. Very dense, but still allows for optical framing when mounted on a full-spectrum modified Nikon D70. Very pleased!

Infrared improvement

By John
Rated 5 out of 5
Date: 2020-08-26

Works extremely well with Schott glass and no flare.

Works great...

By David
Rated 5 out of 5
Date: 2020-08-22

Filter works great. Heavy build, feels solid. You CAN shoot digitally without having the high pass camera filter removed!!

Great filter

By Oswego P
Rated 5 out of 5
Date: 2020-06-25

Slightly on the expensive side compared to non-name brand filters, but you're getting a defined transmittance rating vs. 'somewhere in near IR'. Very happy with results.

iPhone IR

By Janice
Rated 5 out of 5
Date: 2020-11-03

I bought this to go with my Moment Case, Moondog filter holder and iPhone 11 Pro Max. Have started shooting IR with this setup and I love it!!!!

Can't wait to try it out.

By Lightbox
Rated 5 out of 5
Date: 2020-10-13

Got this to try some night shots of my area owls. Will see if it works.

Ready for the great Horned owl visiting my tree

By Lightbox
Rated 5 out of 5
Date: 2020-09-30

Got this to try to get some shots of great horned owl in my tree. Setting up a camera trap.

Great performance

By Chun Ho
Rated 5 out of 5
Date: 2020-09-10

Does the job well. The direct image is actually all-reddish and some photoshop work is needed to turn it into the pinkish or whitish trees usually shown on IR pictures. A simple Google search will teach you how it's done, and it's easy and fun!

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Do you guys have an ir glasses or lens I can use ...

Do you guys have an ir glasses or lens I can use with my naked eyes to see ir light of 940nm?
Asked by: Kendall
Unfortunately, there is no such thing as glasses that are designed to allow you to view infrared light with your naked eyes. Infrared light is invisible to the naked eye, and filters such as the Hoya 52mm R72 Infrared Filter are designed to block all light except infrared light. As human's naked eyes cannot see infrared light, the view though this filter would be completely black. Sensors or films that are sensitive to infrared light may use this filter to capture infrared light. If you are looking for a viewing device that will allow you to see infrared light, while they do not list a specific nanometer wavelength, the Barska NVX300 Night Vision Binoculars, B&H # BANVNVX300BB, and the Nyte Vu Digital Night Vision Goggle, B&H # NYNV60Q, would have infrared illuminators that may assist you. The above allows you to see in low- or no-light situations illuminated by infrared, but there are no options that allow you to view infrared unassisted with the naked eye.
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Will my naked eyes be able to see it?

Will my naked eyes be able to see it?
Asked by: Kendall
No you would not be able to see the IR spectrum.
Answered by: Kirk
Date published: 2020-12-28

What if I wanna use it as a glasses to see ir ...

What if I wanna use it as a glasses to see ir from a remote control led? Is there a lens out there that do that with the naked eyes?
Asked by: Kendall
You cannot use a filter to view infrared light with the naked eye as humans cannot see infrared light with the naked eye. You would need a camera sensor that is sensitive to infrared light or a night-vision device with an infrared illuminator to view infrared light from a remote.
Answered by: Manzell
Date published: 2020-12-27

so what mm lens do you need for this to work? i ...

so what mm lens do you need for this to work? i have a nikon and im not sure what lens to use
Asked by: natalie
This filter attaches to a lens that has 52mm threads.
Answered by: Rob
Date published: 2021-01-20

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I am new to photography. My camera is a Nikon D3300 purchased from your store. I am interested in experimenting with infrared filters, but the reviews I read for the Hoya 52mm were mixed. They said it depends on your camera and how sensitive to light, etc., you can change it. I want to buy this, but are there any compatibility issues I am not aware of? Thanks!
Asked by: Anonymous
There are no compatibility issues with the Hoya 52mm R72 filter and a Nikon D3300.
Answered by: Heather S.
Date published: 2018-08-27

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Will this fit on an Olympus OMD EM10 micro four thirds camera?
Asked by: Tejaswini D.
Unfortunately we cannot know if it will fit because lens filters do not attach to the camera itself. They attach to whichever lens is on the camera at that time. In this case, if would be a micro four thirds lens. Once you know the lens cap size (it's usually written on the inside of the lens cap), or front filter thread diameter, you will be able to get the correct size filter to purchase.
Answered by: Jacob C.
Date published: 2018-08-27

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Will this work with a Canon t6i ?
Asked by: Anonymous
I use this filter for B&W 35mm film to darken the sky for cloud photos. It can be used on your Canon but may only be useful while the camera is set to B&W.
Answered by: West C.
Date published: 2018-08-27

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will this work on sony alpha cameras? i heard you need to modify the camera in order for this to work? I have a7s and a6500
Asked by: Krys
You shouldn't have any problems with this combination.
Answered by: Glenn N. Slik Expert
Date published: 2018-08-27
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