Skip to main content

The Irix EDGE Light Pollution SE filters are now on sale

The Irix EDGE Light Pollution (SE) Filters are now on sale!

The Irix Edge brand already comprises a wide range of photographic filters consisting of gray, gradual and C-PL filters in different variations (screwed on, 100mm square and gel). 

But now the brand has extended its range with a new filter type: the Irix Edge Light Pollution.

Available in sizes 67mm, 72mm, 77mm, 82mm and 95mm, benefits of using the filter include more accurate colours, improved contrast, and improved overall sharpness and clarity.

Irix Edge Super Endurance (SE) series

The Irix Edge Light Pollution is the first filter of the Super Endurance (SE) series. The optical glass has been subjected to a special thermal treatment to increase durability.

In addition, both surfaces of the filter have been covered by coatings that further increase the overall strength of the entire filter surface.

Photo by: Kuba Witos

Photo by: Kuba Witos

Control the colors at night

The yellow dominant light that can be seen in the picture during the night is caused by the use of sodium lamps for urban street lighting. 

The Irix Edge Light Pollution filter removes the yellowish haze emitted by sodium lamps.

This type of filter can be successfully used in the city, in the urban landscape, or the photography of the night sky when you want to capture the stars, or the Milky Way, with natural colours. 

Nano coating

The Irix Edge Light Pollution filter has been developed based on the highest quality optical glass, which guarantees high light transmission.

Multilayer anti-reflective coatings have been applied on both surfaces of the filter to minimize the risk of unwanted reflections.

The filter also has a NANO coating with hydro- and oil-repellent characteristics, so that dirt doesn't adhere to its surface, maintaining the filter's purity.

Its frame is made of lightweight and durable aluminium. Its surface has been covered with a black coating with a special finish that minimizes the risk of flare, while being resistant to damage and scratches.

Each Irix Edge filter is sold in an aesthetic and functional case that provides protection both during storage and transportation.

The filters will be available soon through a wide network of worldwide distributors. Recommended retail prices are:

Irix Edge Light Pollution (SE) 67mm – €95
Irix Edge Light Pollution (SE) 72mm – €107
Irix Edge Light Pollution (SE) 77mm – €125
Irix Edge Light Pollution (SE) 82mm – €135
Irix Edge Light Pollution (SE) 95mm – €149

Read more

Astrophotography: How-to guides, tips and videos on getting your best shots

Astrophotography tools: the best camera, lenses and gear for shooting the night sky