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 smooth glowing impact whereas capturing evening 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, huge, 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 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 varieties a smooth 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. Due to this fact, it creates a haze impact when the consumer 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 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 internal diameter of 40.6mm, which permits it to cowl all three lenses within the iPhone 13’s design, however the filter can also be appropriate with iPhones going all the way in which all the way down to the iPhone SE.
The clip-on choice is just proven with iPhone, however there’s a risk that it might probably work with Android-based gadgets as properly. Sandmarc additionally says that when the filter is utilized by itself — exterior of the smartphone clip attachment — it might 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 presently obtainable to pre-order for $99 from Sandmarc’s website and it’s anticipated to start out delivery on August 11.