Lens producer Irix has right this moment introduced the most recent additions to its sq. filter lineup. Whereas nonetheless a reasonably small participant on the earth of filters after we have a look at the likes of Lee, NiSi and Cokin, Irix launched their sq. filters approach again in 2017 with the Irix Edge 100 system and so they now supply a reasonably respectable vary of NDs for each filmmakers and photographers.
The latest filters arrive in a Tremendous Resistance (SR) selection, with toughened coatings that Irix says provides “excellent safety” in harsh situations whereas nonetheless offering correct color in addition to good sharpness and distinction. After all, additionally they characteristic their customary NANO coating to repel grime and water.
The brand new filters are available all the flavours we’re used to together with common impartial density, each onerous and gentle graduated impartial density and reverse graduated impartial density. The usual NDs are 100 x 100mm and the graduated filters are 100 x 150mm, permitting you to shift them up and down to fit your horizon degree and get that ND precisely the place you want it in your body.
Irix says that the brand new SR filters develop their Edge line and can be utilized with the corporate’s IFH-100 and IFH-100 Professional holders, in addition to with 100mm holders from every other filter firm. The brand new SR variations add elevated resistance to mechanical injury reminiscent of impression in addition to enhancing the scratch resistance properties of their filters. The brand new SR filters additionally characteristic the NANO coating for water & grime repellence, so that ought to final you for fairly some time.
Right here’s the whole listing of the brand new Irix Edge SR sq. filters:
Tender Gradual – For uneven lighting situations, with the sunshine transition from ND to clear. Accessible variants:
- Irix Edge 100 SR Tender nano GND4 0.6 100x150mm
- Irix Edge 100 SR Tender nano GND8 0.9 100x150mm
- Irix Edge 100 SR Tender nano GND16 1.2 100x150mm
- Irix Edge 100 SR Tender nano GND32 1.5 100x150mm
Laborious Gradual – For conditions, the place mild adjustments extra drastically, like panorama pictures the place the sky is way brighter than floor and scenes the place the horizon is flat and common reminiscent of the ocean or some wide-open plain. Accessible variants:
- Irix Edge 100 SR Laborious Gradual GND4 0.6 100x150mm
- Irix Edge 100 SR Laborious Gradual GND8 0.9 100x150mm
Reverse Gradual – For sunsets and sunrises, with the darkest half proper within the center. Accessible variant:
- Irix Edge 100 SR Reverse Gradual ND16 1.2 100x150mm
- Irix Edge 100 SR Reverse Gradual ND8 0.9 100x150mm
Full ND – The aim of Irix 100mm Edge Full ND filters is to cut back the sunshine that reaches the digicam’s sensor. Accessible variants:
- Irix Edge 100 SR Full ND1000 3.0 100x100mm
- Irix Edge 100 SR Full ND128 2.1 100x100mm
- Irix Edge 100 SR Full ND32 1,5 100x100mm
- Irix Edge 100 SR Full ND8 0,9 100x100mm
The filters are in the stores from right this moment at the Irix net retailer, with full ND filters costing €125 and all forms of graduated ND filters at €149.