Before you toss your scratched filters in the trash, consider having them refurbished through our resurfacing and polishing process.

Resurfacing and Polishing

Located in New York City

Company Profile

 Glass Filters  

Double-sided polishing machines simultaneously remove scratches, sleeks, and minor digs from both  surfaces of the filter, enabling most  laminated filters to be restored to good working order.   

The Filter Gallery is located in midtown Manhattan, just two blocks from Penn Station and Madison Square Garden. Our address is:

The Filter Gallery

231 West 29th Street • Suite 705

New York City, NY 10001
Office: 212-631-9177 
Fax: 212-631-9178


For a valuable and noteworthy experience, we invite you to visit our showroom and rental department.  It will provide you with an insightful opportunity to explore the unique and fascinating world of professional camera filters .We have one of the largest collections of  optical filters in the United States. It includes an extensive range of solid and graduated colors, a host popular diffusion effects, vari-color polarizers, star and streak effects, multi-image lens attachments, and a cross-section of special-effect diopters. 
      In addition to glass filters, our product lines include a range of lens accessories,

matte boxes,  and image-controlling devices from major manufacturers such as:  Tiffen, Harrison, Schneider, Pancro, Formatt, Heliopan, Tokina, Hoya, Kenko, Marumi, Lee, Chrosziel, ARRI, Vocas, Petroff, KinoFlo, and Tessive, as well as the SpinTech Rain Deflector and the Schulz Rain Deflector. 

The Filter Gallery's founder and managing director is Stan Wallace.                         He is a former still photographer with over 30 years of experience

in portraits, journalistic images, public relations, aerial, and products. His background includes 8 years with Tiffen and 8 years with Schneider.  Stan takes great satisfaction in helping camera professionals expand their knowledge and fine tune their images through the use of optical filters. His technical support is insightful, informative, and unmatched. 
Whether it’s a small infrared filter for surveillance, a subtle contrast effect for ENG,

a warming filter for a documentary, or a custom graduated color for a feature film, Stan will help you get the right filter for your application and the right filter for the look you are seeking to achieve.


Feel free to contact Stan up till 10:00 PM "New York time."
His cell number is    (631) 433-0029

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Stan Wallace, Filter Specialist