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Hoya 55mm Star-6 Filter

BH #HOS655 • MFR #S-55STAR6-GB
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Hoya 55mm Star-6 Filter
Key Features
  • Starburst Effect from Point Light Source
  • Six Primary Diffraction Spikes
  • Spikes Extend from Light Source
  • Optical Glass Construction
The Hoya 55mm Star-6 Filter is designed to be used perpendicular to a point light source such as the sun, a light bulb, or a candle. Within the filter's surface is a combination of fine, etched line types that help to create a starburst effect with six primary diffraction spikes that extend from the light source.
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Hoya S-55STAR6-GB Overview

The Hoya 55mm Star-6 Filter is designed to be used perpendicular to a point light source such as the sun, a light bulb, or a candle. Within the filter's surface is a combination of fine, etched line types that help to create a starburst effect with six primary diffraction spikes that extend from the light source.

This filter is most effective for pictures where the light source used to generate the starburst effect is a highlight with a significant degree of contrast from the rest of the image. The Hoya 55mm Star-6 Filter is constructed from optical glass for clarity as well as color fidelity, and features an aluminum-alloy filter ring for durability while remaining lightweight.

Creates a starburst effect from point light sources within an image
Starburst effect features six primary diffraction spikes which extend from the light source
Aluminum-alloy filter ring for durability while remaining lightweight
55mm front filter threads allow for use with other filters
Plastic filter case for storage and transport
UPC: 024066550552

Hoya S-55STAR6-GB Specs

Filter Type6-Point Star
Circular Size55 mm Filter Thread
Packaging Info
Package Weight0.09 lb
Box Dimensions (LxWxH)3.5 x 2.85 x 0.55"

Hoya S-55STAR6-GB Reviews

Good for effect, not high quality

By Brian
Rated 4 out of 5
Date: 2017-08-10

Wanted a cheap way to create some starburst effects when doing headshots with glitter. Does the job, not super clear, but I wanted a sort of hazy 80's look anyway!

Like a Stars

By Bernardo Lima
Rated 4 out of 5
Date: 2009-03-18

This is a good special effect filter. Has a good quality and easy installation.

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