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Hoya 55mm R72 Infrared Filter

BH #HOIR7255 • MFR #B-55RM72-GB
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Hoya 55mm 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 55mm 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-55RM72-GB Overview

The Hoya 55mm 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: 024066015440

Hoya B-55RM72-GB Specs

Filter TypeHoya R72 (88A) Infrared
Transmission RangeAbove 720 nm
Circular Size55 mm Filter Thread
Front Accessory Thread / Bayonet55 mm
Filter MaterialGlass
Ring MaterialAluminum
Packaging Info
Package Weight0.105 lb
Box Dimensions (LxWxH)3.55 x 2.8 x 0.5"

Hoya B-55RM72-GB Reviews

First time trying IR during the day

By Justin
Rated 5 out of 5
Date: 2021-11-15

I removed the IR cut filter from my Nikon D5600, so I could use it for Astrophotography. I had not tried IR during the day since you have visible light still hitting the sensor, bought this filter to block visible and allow IR light. This is so cool turned the grass white and made the mountain range stand out. Photo Taken Nov.10th 2021 sunset to the right of frame. IR during mid day makes the sky darker.

Good quality

By Cheewui
Rated 5 out of 5
Date: 2020-06-02

Well made and work as expected.

Amazing Filter

By Sorin
Rated 5 out of 5
Date: 2020-03-06

I bought it for my wife who loves IR (infrared) photography. She absolutely loves it. She uses it on one of her converted (720nm) IR cameras (mirror-less Canon 5M) and this filter enhances her pictures very much. It creates more contrast (foliage is whiter and the dark areas are darker) and the light loss is almost negligible.

Great quality

By Christyan
Rated 5 out of 5
Date: 2016-12-31

I had ordered one with great skepticism about 4 months because of the price. I was pleased to find that the quality far compensates that. Great filter at a just price.

Best infrared filter

By Gmach
Rated 5 out of 5
Date: 2014-10-20

Use this for i frared photography along with a true IR film or modified digital camera!

Great filter

By Michael
Rated 5 out of 5
Date: 2014-04-02

High quality, makes for wonderful IR effects

Perfect

By Ari
Rated 5 out of 5
Date: 2021-06-27

For most infrared film work, this is the filter you want. Keeps exposure times in a normal-ish range and is a sharp filter with good aluminum threads.

Good for IR

By Ari
Rated 5 out of 5
Date: 2021-06-07

I have this and the Haida M10 system, and both work very well with Rollei IR400, giving deep skies, punchy white clouds, and soft light foliage. A very affordable option.

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How much do you have to compensate for light loss?
Asked by: thomas o.
The R72 drops you down approximately 5 to 7 stops.
Answered by: Alan C.
Date published: 2018-08-27

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is this work with Nikon D7100 ?
Asked by: Asanka P.
Yes, it can. Jim White said everything correctly.
Answered by: Glenn N. Slik Expert
Date published: 2018-08-27
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