Sandmarc has launched a brand new Cloud Diffusion Filter for the iPhone which is designed to offer an ethereal and cinematic look to footage. The diffusion filter creates a comfortable glowing impact whereas taking pictures evening images, golden hour portraits, and video.
The clip-on filter envelopes the iPhone’s three digicam lens array but in addition has an attachment to suit over Sandmarc’s anamorphic, extensive, 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 brilliant immediately lit objects like streetlights or neon indicators.
Sandmarc explains that the filter principally takes the brightest objects throughout the scope of the lens and types a comfortable 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. “You will need to be aware that the filter isn’t 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 refined 12.5% power. The filter preserves sharpness and distinction however permits a dreamy glow to encompass brilliant 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 permits it to cowl all three lenses within the iPhone 13’s design, however the filter can also be suitable with iPhones going all the best way right down to the iPhone SE.
The clip-on possibility is barely proven with iPhone, however there’s a risk that it will probably work with Android-based units as properly. Sandmarc additionally says that when the filter is utilized by itself — outdoors of the smartphone clip attachment — it will probably 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 obtainable to pre-order for $99 from Sandmarc’s website and it’s anticipated to begin delivery on August 11.