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Kolari Vision IR Chrome Lens Filter

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The IR Chrome Filter

Pre-order UPDATE (9/4/19): We have been contending with several issues in manufacturing that are leading to lower than expected product yields per batch. This combined with the exceedingly high demand we’ve received for this product means that we will still not have enough IRchrome filters to simultaneously fill all pre-orders as originally thought. We will instead continue to ship the IRchrome filter out to pre-order customers in chronological order and have extended the pre-order period.

Bringing the Look of Aerochrome into the Digital Era

This Infrared+Visible lens filter is designed to make your full-spectrum digital camera (wait, what is a full-spectrum camera?) achieve the look of Kodak Aerochrome IR film, straight out of camera, no editing required. Made from a fused glass composite, this filter passes the perfect combination of light to recreate the classic, beloved look of Aerochrome with a full-spectrum camera. This means you can have the Aerochrome look with no editing and no quality loss. In development for over a year, this filter is now ready to enter the forefront of digital IR photography. You can read the story behind the filter and see more examples of it in action here!

Download here: IRchrome RAW Sample Files


  • Anti-reflective (AR) coated to increase light-transmission and reduce flare and ghosting
  • Laminated for long term weather durability
  • Fused, dual-glass construction engineered to replicate Kodak Aerochrome IR Film
  • Designed for use with a Full-Spectrum digital camera only!
  • No channel swap or advanced editing techniques required, unlike other IR filters

Return Policy

Returns are only accepted within 30 days of order date. Product must be undamaged. Buyer pays return shipping. Refund does not include original shipping charge, and will be subject to a 20% restocking fee.

3 reviews for Kolari Vision IR Chrome Lens Filter

  1. John Loeffelholz

    I love this filter ! ! ! As promised it has amazing color rendition without having to swap channels in post. It’s also possible to use the view finder instead of having to use live view which can be a challenge on a sunny day.

  2. Francois Spenard (verified owner)

    Just received my copy of the IR Chrome Lens Filter, and it performed as expected. No layer swaping, high-quality filter with no distortion. Looking forward to the summer, to really try it out in nature. Also, excellent service from Kolari with good communication. Fast delivery, well packaged, as per description, Triple AAA dealer, recommended!

  3. raph-blanc (verified owner)

    It was a bit long to get mine, but I knew it before buying since Kolari tells everything about production on product page, and gives regular updates. And I must tell I had good interactions with Kolari service when asking for delays: nice and straight answers from William, thumbs up 🙂
    I just played a bit with this filter, sadly it came after all my photographic opportunities for this summer, I should have ordered it earlier, my fault. But after a week playing with it, I can say it gave me good results. I am stunned with colors I got OOC, even if it was not the strong red like in sample shots, more on the orange side. I suspect it comes from a combination of my custom WB and lights I got when shooting (mostly overcast), I just had to play with HSL sliders to correct that.
    This filter broadens the uses of a full-spectrum converted camera. Nice 🙂

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