The Matte Box IQ is Irix’s take on a lightweight matte box that uses their magnetic filters

Jan 27, 2023
John Aldred

Irix has expanded its product base from just lenses once again. After having already branched out into filters, they’ve now announced the new Irix Matte…

I saved $250 by making my own DIY contrast filter holder for the Omega B66 enlarger

Sep 26, 2022
Chris Kuhn

Have you ever had a repeated inconvenience that finally makes you say to yourself “okay, I’m done with this garbage”? Well, that’s the exact feeling…

This is how polarized light works and how you can use polarizing filters to see crazy effects in-camera

Sep 21, 2022
John Aldred

polarizing filters are something that pretty much all of us own as photographers. It may not be something we really use all that often, but…

NiSi scales down their filter system for their new Smartphone Filter Kit for iPhone

Aug 22, 2022
John Aldred

If we take away all the egotistical hyperbole, one of the big things that stops a lot of people from shooting more (and more serious)…

Irix releases new tough “Super Resistance” versions of its 100mm square filters

Jul 22, 2022
John Aldred

Lens manufacturer Irix has today announced the newest additions to its square filter lineup. While still a fairly small player in the world of filters…

Hoya has launched their new Mist Diffuser Black series No0.5 and No1 filters

Jun 24, 2022
John Aldred

Hoya has announced their new Hoya Mist Diffuser Black creative series filters. Designed to give a “stylish cinematic effect”, Hoya’s new Mist Diffuser Black No1…

Haida’s new PROII 2-in-1 CPL-VND lets you control polarisation separately from neutral density

Jun 24, 2022
John Aldred

Variable ND filters aren’t exactly a new thing. Neither are polarisers. In fact, without polarisers, variable ND filters wouldn’t even exist. Pretty much all variable…

Everything you ever needed to know about circular polarising filters

Jun 9, 2022
Alex Baker

I remember when I first started out in photography I found all the different types of filters to be a bit confusing. I honestly didn’t…

These are the only three types of lens filter you probably ever need

May 12, 2022
John Aldred

Filters – no, not the Instagram kind – have been a part of photography and filmmaking for decades. Back in the days of film, particularly…

Benro Aureole – Yet another lens mount adapter with a built-in proprietary filter system

Apr 12, 2022
John Aldred

Oh, look. It’s another established company jumping on the Kickstarter train to try to launch a new product. This time, it’s Benro, with their new…