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    Irix Lenses Fly Higher than the Sky – Literally!

    Irix 300SR lens on its satellite mount

    Irix is proud to announce their latest-awarded honor: the opportunity to “slip the surly bonds of Earth” and reach higher than ever before! Today, April 17, 2019, Poland launched its first Earth Observation nanosatellite into orbit, equipped with an Irix specialty Lens! This auspicious launch occurred at 4:46PM at NASA’s Wallops Flight Facility in Wallops, […]

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    Irix Light Pollution Filters are Here!

    Irix Edge Light Pollution Filter: CEO Hubert Adamczyk

    What’s the best possible addition to the filter line from a manufacturer of outstanding astrophotography lenses? A light pollution filter would be ideal, don’t you think? Irix thought so, too! We’re proud to announce the arrival of the all-new, Irix Edge Light Pollution (SE) Filter, available in standard thread sizes: 67mm, 72mm, 77mm, 82mm and […]

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    PhotoPlus Expo 2018 is Almost Here!

    Only 13 days from now, the event that photographers all over the world are waiting for opens in NYC! PhotoPlus Expo 2018 will run from Oct. 25th through Oct. 27th at Javits Convention Center in New York City! 20,000 Attendees Can’t be Wrong! Almost 20,000 photographers, educators and students flock to this event each year! […]

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    Introducing the Irix 150mm Macro Dragonfly

    Irix 150mm Dragonfly

    Irix USA is pleased to announce the latest addition to our family of lenses! The “new kid in town” brings you all the build quality, features and optical precision of our popular ultrawide lenses in a 150mm medium telephoto lens with true 1:1 macro reproduction. It’s also the first of our lenses to feature the […]

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    Storm Chasing in Texas with the Irix 15mm

    LIghtning over Happy, TX ©Jim Livingston

    The Texas Panhandle isn’t often listed as one of the most photogenic areas in the United States of America. To those who take the time for a closer look, it’s a land of hidden treasures, raw beauty and inhabitants as rugged as the landscape itself. Its unique wildlife, hard-working people and wide vistas are a […]

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    Announcing Adobe CC Support for Irix Lens Profiles

    Irix 11mm Firefly Lens

    Lens correction profiles for the Irix 11mm f/4 and 15mm f/2.4 lenses are now included with Adobe CC software. This has been the case since June 19, 2018 and ACR version 10.4. Adobe Creative Cloud users no longer have to download and install these profiles manually. Irix has offered these profiles for download for some […]

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    The Irix 11mm Lens Wins the Best in Class Award from Digital Camera!

    Irix 11mm DCA Award

    The 2018 Digital Camera Awards results are in and we’re proud to announce that the Irix 11mm f/4.0 was awarded first place in the Manual Focus Lens category! This distinction comes only a year after the debut of our ultra-wide, rectilinear full-frame lens. These sophisticated manual focus lenses could be perfect for landscape, architecture and […]

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    Irix Gives to Good Causes

    GOCC Promotion in Poland

    One of the best things about representing a company with a heart is helping to promote the causes they support. That’s why we’re proud to share the news of the current campaign of our European counterpart. For each Irix lens sold from January 11th through January 20th 2018, Irix distributor Next 77, along with its […]