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Introducing Finishing LUTs

Introducing Finishing LUTs

While most LUTs out there are heavy-handed at the expense of quality, Finishing LUTs offer a lighter touch and are rigorously stress-tested to work well across a wide variety of footage and lighting conditions.

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SFX Techniques

SFX Techniques

One of the best ways you can enhance your visual projects is to use the power of sound. In this 12 minute tutorial, we take you behind the scenes of many Lens Distortions videos to see the tried and true techniques we’ve been using for years.

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Statement Sound Effects

Statement Sound Effects

Cutting edge brand pieces, innovative product launches, and revolutionary campaigns evoke more emotion by using meaningful sound design. Statement SFX gives you the essential sounds to make your mark.

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Portrait Light with Matt Ferreira

Portrait Light with Matt Ferreira

Matt Ferreira is a photographer, creative director & content creator, and a regular user of Lens Distortions effects. We caught up with Matt to learn about how he’s grown as an artist and how he brings concepts to life.

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Snow for Video

Snow for Video

Time and time again we’ve witnessed how great directors use snow to create a feeling of transcendence. We worked with the visual experts behind the snow scenes in many of today’s top films and series to make this iconic filmmaking aesthetic available to you in an easy-to-use format.

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Cinematic Editing with Matt Komo

Cinematic Editing with Matt Komo

Get a behind the scenes look at some of Komo’s best editing techniques in these exclusive tutorials. Matt shares some very clever use cases for our visual effects and a full breakdown of how he did the sound design in his Sequoia film.

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Rolls Royce + The Mill

Rolls Royce + The Mill

Working with Daughter.Studio, Mill+ created this stylish spot for Rolls Royce and their latest Ghost model. The Mill’s VFX team utilized 4K Signature Glass Effects from Lens Distortions to create a highly stylized aesthetic.

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Classic Light Hits and Eclipse for Photoshop

Classic Light Hits and Eclipse for Photoshop

Since their inception, our Light Hits™ effects have been one of the best-kept secrets of photographers around the world. The line has been updated with a fresh execution in Classic Light Hits.

Also new, a selection of firey ring effects called Eclipse.

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Weddings + Lens Distortions

Weddings + Lens Distortions

Whether you want to better frame up the focal point, frame out a distraction, or dial in the intensity of some memorable weather, effects can help you tastefully shape wedding stories.

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Introducing Maven

Introducing Maven

For our next video product, we wanted to offer something a bit more provocative and stylized… for filmmakers who aren’t afraid to push their visuals.

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Rain Effects

Rain Effects

Rain has the ability to add a certain mood to moments in our lives but it doesn’t always come through in-camera as powerfully as we might like. See how natural rain effects can help fine tune the look.

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Endurance

Endurance

Syncopated percussive elements, pulsing drones, abstract patterns, organic textures — Endurance blurs the line between sound design and soundtrack.

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Paul Tellefsen

Paul Tellefsen

Get a glimpse inside the head of an empathetic portrait photographer and see how he used our Skylight pack to dial in the look of his most recent SoCal shoot.

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What’s New in Luminary for Video

What’s New in Luminary for Video

To better showcase the diversity of looks in this pack, we’ve organized it into curated categories, created some quick clips to make one of the most popular use cases (transitions) easier, and added a few previously unreleased overlays to really round out the mix.

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Anticipation Sound Effects

Anticipation Sound Effects

Our first sound effects library focused on the darker, weightier side of cinematic sounds. Our latest offering focuses on the more hopeful, anticipatory side of things.

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Fog II and Rain for Photoshop

Fog II and Rain for Photoshop

The nuances of natural elements just can’t be mimicked. Dial in the feel of your hazy or rainy shots with these optically captured natural elements.

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Archetype Sound Effects

Archetype Sound Effects

Sound design is essential to creating a visceral experience for your viewer. Archetype SFX puts iconic sound design within reach.

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The Mill

The Mill

The Mill’s VFX Supervisor Pete Rypstra shares a little glimpse into their project for Castrol EDGE which utilizes our Legacy 4k glass elements.

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Noah Shulman – Cinematic Power

Noah Shulman – Cinematic Power

“Built By Pain” chronicles the comeback story of MMA fighter Brendan Barrett. See how Shulman combines our Legacy 4K glass textures with a unique live effect to give the film its visceral feel.

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