Lens Filters

by Stepan Andranikian ·Posted
There might be a million ways to enhance your videos stylistically, from playing around with lights, to slapping on some sfx in post. Today we’ll be looking at one of the quickest ways to juice up your media in-camera, and that's with filters. These pieces of glass are imbued with varying characteristics that can range from adding a slight boost of contrast to your imagery all the way to making your camera experience octuple vision. There are many form factors for filters; today we’ll specifically be looking at the screw-on kind that attach to
by Rebecca Melville ·Posted
Lensbaby just announced its latest OMNI collection, the OMNI Universal Collection. Offering a variety of mountable shapes and objects, users can enjoy applying unique in-camera effects to enhance their visual narratives. OMNI Universal Collection This collection builds on the versatility of the original
by Cory Rice ·Posted
Lensbaby has announced the OMNI Universal Expansion Pack with Shapes: eight new tools for generating controlled distortions in photos and videos. Using a blend of colored mirrors and clear shapes, the kit can be used to produce flare and reflections, manipulate contrast, and shape bokeh in repeatable ways.
by Mary Latvis ·Posted
Add an intriguing look of classic glamour or nitty-gritty drama to your footage using ARRI’s new Impression V Filters for Signature Prime and Zoom lenses. Unlike traditional, front-mount diopters (close-focus filters), the Impression V filters alter the character of background highlights, creating customized, detuned looks with decided emotional characteristics. These magnetic rear-mount filters are divided into positive and negative lines, with each available in a series of four
by tom kirkman ·Posted
ANDYCINE is offering three photographic crystals that split a beam of light into its spectral components or colors of the rainbow to create eye-catching effects. Each has 1/4"-20 female threads so it can be mounted on a small tripod or stand with the aim of shining light through it to splash color throughout a room. Another novel use is mounting these lightweight crystals on an accessory, such as a Magic Arm, and angling them so you are shooting through them with your camera’s lens to digitally capture the kaleidoscopic colors and breakup of