Sandmarc has launched a brand new Cloud Diffusion Filter for the iPhone which is designed to supply an ethereal and cinematic look to footage. The diffusion filter creates a tender glowing impact whereas taking pictures night time images, golden hour portraits, and video.
The clip-on filter envelopes the iPhone’s three digicam lens array but additionally has an attachment to suit over Sandmarc’s anamorphic, broad, and telephoto lenses, which connect by means of their Sandmarc smartphone case. The filter itself has an etched floor which creates a haze impact round shiny straight lit objects like streetlights or neon indicators.
Sandmarc explains that the filter mainly takes the brightest objects inside the scope of the lens and types a tender haze round them. The corporate additionally claims it additionally finds the shadows and lifts them barely.
“When the sunshine hits the diffusion filter it spreads out throughout the etched floor of the filter. Subsequently, it creates a haze impact when the person takes their shot utilizing this filter,” the corporate says. “It is very important be aware that the filter is just not the identical factor as an out-of-focused or blurred shot.”
The Cloud Diffusion filter is available in a two-filter set, with a 1/4 Diffusion filter for a 25% glow from the lens, and a 1/8 diffusion for a extra delicate 12.5% power. The filter preserves sharpness and distinction however allows a dreamy glow to encompass shiny objects. It additionally casts some ambient gentle into the shadows to disclose a bit extra element.
The Cloud Diffusion filter is crafted with multi-coated glass embedded in an aluminum body. The filter has an outer diameter of 61mm, and an inside diameter of 40.6mm, which allows it to cowl all three lenses within the iPhone 13’s design, however the filter can be appropriate with iPhones going all the way in which all the way down to the iPhone SE.
The clip-on choice is simply proven with iPhone, however there’s a chance that it may well work with Android-based units as nicely. Sandmarc additionally says that when the filter is utilized by itself — exterior of the smartphone clip attachment — it may well help GoPro Hero 10, Hero 9, and most DSLRs and mirrorless cameras.
The Sandmarc Cloud Diffusion Filter for the iPhone comes with each the 1/4 and 1/8 filters, the smartphone clip-on mount, and a filter pouch. The filter is at present accessible to pre-order for $99 from Sandmarc’s web site and it’s anticipated to begin transport on August 11.