Harness the Forces of Nature

Fog II, Rain, and Dust for Video

Meticulous filmmakers demand the best of everything for their projects: from crew members to camera lenses, and locations to soundtrack. Why settle for anything less with the effects you add in post?

We’ve added three new packs to our lineup of natural video effects with the discriminating filmmaker and VFX artist in mind.

Fog II 4K

Genuine layers of haze and atmospheric depth

Fog II 4K

Fog II 4K

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Fog, Rain & Dust 4K Video Effects

Overview

Create atmospheric depth

Haze and fog are extremely versatile. They can create subtle texture and movement in a scene or contribute to feelings of mystery and conflict. Great filmmakers utilize these elements to create a sense of spatial volume and depth in their visuals.

With Fog II, we meticulously captured fog, haze, wispy smoke and atmospheric elements in various configurations and patterns. We then curated them into four essential categories – Slower, Faster, Textured, and Lower – to help you easily find the clip that best complements your scene.

Highest Quality

All the effects are 100% optically-captured in-camera. This gives you organic movement, texture and a great sense of realism that would be time-consuming to replicate with CGI.

MEMBERSHIP FAQ

Access for a single-user* to all products and songs that are currently availabe on our website.

Our mobile app is not included. The subscription on our website and the subscription in our mobile app are entirely separate.

Browse the VFXSFXColor, and Photo pages to familiarize yourself with our product lineup. You can preview our entire song catalog on the Music page.

*Our Elite Membership offer the best value for teams with 5 or more people.

Generally, all professional video editing softwares are compatible: Premiere Pro, Final Cut Pro X, Davinci Resolve, After Effects, LumaFusion, etc

Each of our product lines (VFX, SFX, Color, etc) has slightly varied compatibility, so click a link below to learn more about the specific editing software each product line is compatible with:

VFX compatibility
Color compatibility
SFX compatibility
Photoshop compatibility

Our VFX products are delivered as ProRes files, some also offer an H264 option.

SFX products and Music are provided as WAV and MP3.

Finishing LUTs are standard .cube LUT files.

Photo products are Photoshop actions + image files.

The membership covers social media, client work, all forms of advertising, and YouTube monetization.

TV programming, VOD (Netflix, etc), and theatrical releases require an Elite Membership.

Assets must be incorporated into a project with other footage, photographs, etc.

Example of things you cannot do include:

  • Share files or accounts with friends
  • Incorporate our assets into any sort of product
  • Upload music to Spotify, Apple Music, etc
  • Upload songs by themselves to Youtube, Facebook, etc
  • Use our music or sound effects as part of your own music or record vocals on our tracks
  • Claim ownership of any of our assets with Youtube’s Content ID

Please review the full license agreement for more details.

Upload to YouTube and monetize with confidence!

We provide you with two easy methods to automatically clear copyright claims within minutes.

1) Register a YouTube channel to automatically clear copyright claims on any video containing Lens Distortions tracks. 

2) Generate License Codes for a specific project. Just include the codes in your video’s description when uploading to YouTube and any claims will automatically clear within minutes. This is a great solution for client projects or if you manage multiple YouTube channels.

Videos published while your membership is active are covered forever.

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For small teams, simply activate a single-user membership for each person on your team.

For larger teams, consider purchasing an Elite plan, which covers multiple users and extended placements.

If you cancel, your membership will remain active until the end of your current subscription period and will not renew. Subscription fees are not refundable.

Any projects you publish while the subscription is active are covered forever but you will no longer have a license to use any assets moving forward and must delete all downloaded files from your computer.

Rain 4K

Natural rainfall with raw intensity

Rain 4K

Rain 4K

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Fog, Rain & Dust 4K Video Effects

Overview

Rain at your fingertips

Rain has a certain emotion to it and you want to dial in its visibility to create the perfect feel in your film. Getting a rain scene just right on set can be difficult and creating CGI rain after the fact can be equally cumbersome. We’ve created this pack of highly detailed rain effects to give you all the options you need in post.

Highest Quality

All of these rain effects were optically-captured in a controlled environment, which gives them organic movement and realistic variation. The clips move at normal speed and include options for wide angle shots as well as close-up shots.

MEMBERSHIP FAQ

Access for a single-user* to all products and songs that are currently availabe on our website.

Our mobile app is not included. The subscription on our website and the subscription in our mobile app are entirely separate.

Browse the VFXSFXColor, and Photo pages to familiarize yourself with our product lineup. You can preview our entire song catalog on the Music page.

*Our Elite Membership offer the best value for teams with 5 or more people.

Generally, all professional video editing softwares are compatible: Premiere Pro, Final Cut Pro X, Davinci Resolve, After Effects, LumaFusion, etc

Each of our product lines (VFX, SFX, Color, etc) has slightly varied compatibility, so click a link below to learn more about the specific editing software each product line is compatible with:

VFX compatibility
Color compatibility
SFX compatibility
Photoshop compatibility

Our VFX products are delivered as ProRes files, some also offer an H264 option.

SFX products and Music are provided as WAV and MP3.

Finishing LUTs are standard .cube LUT files.

Photo products are Photoshop actions + image files.

The membership covers social media, client work, all forms of advertising, and YouTube monetization.

TV programming, VOD (Netflix, etc), and theatrical releases require an Elite Membership.

Assets must be incorporated into a project with other footage, photographs, etc.

Example of things you cannot do include:

  • Share files or accounts with friends
  • Incorporate our assets into any sort of product
  • Upload music to Spotify, Apple Music, etc
  • Upload songs by themselves to Youtube, Facebook, etc
  • Use our music or sound effects as part of your own music or record vocals on our tracks
  • Claim ownership of any of our assets with Youtube’s Content ID

Please review the full license agreement for more details.

Upload to YouTube and monetize with confidence!

We provide you with two easy methods to automatically clear copyright claims within minutes.

1) Register a YouTube channel to automatically clear copyright claims on any video containing Lens Distortions tracks. 

2) Generate License Codes for a specific project. Just include the codes in your video’s description when uploading to YouTube and any claims will automatically clear within minutes. This is a great solution for client projects or if you manage multiple YouTube channels.

Videos published while your membership is active are covered forever.

Learn More >

For small teams, simply activate a single-user membership for each person on your team.

For larger teams, consider purchasing an Elite plan, which covers multiple users and extended placements.

If you cancel, your membership will remain active until the end of your current subscription period and will not renew. Subscription fees are not refundable.

Any projects you publish while the subscription is active are covered forever but you will no longer have a license to use any assets moving forward and must delete all downloaded files from your computer.

Dust 4K

Subtle, slow-moving particles

Dust 4K

Dust 4K

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Fog, Rain & Dust 4K Video Effects

Overview

Subtle Texture

Some of the best effects are ones the viewer doesn’t notice, but something would be missing if they’re not there. The effects in this pack are subtle and slow-moving. You can use them to give texture to your footage, or an organic feel to your title sequences.

Highest Quality

All the effects are 100% optically-captured in-camera. This gives you organic movement, a variety of sizes and textures, and a great sense of realism that would be cumbersome to mimic digitally.

MEMBERSHIP FAQ

Access for a single-user* to all products and songs that are currently availabe on our website.

Our mobile app is not included. The subscription on our website and the subscription in our mobile app are entirely separate.

Browse the VFXSFXColor, and Photo pages to familiarize yourself with our product lineup. You can preview our entire song catalog on the Music page.

*Our Elite Membership offer the best value for teams with 5 or more people.

Generally, all professional video editing softwares are compatible: Premiere Pro, Final Cut Pro X, Davinci Resolve, After Effects, LumaFusion, etc

Each of our product lines (VFX, SFX, Color, etc) has slightly varied compatibility, so click a link below to learn more about the specific editing software each product line is compatible with:

VFX compatibility
Color compatibility
SFX compatibility
Photoshop compatibility

Our VFX products are delivered as ProRes files, some also offer an H264 option.

SFX products and Music are provided as WAV and MP3.

Finishing LUTs are standard .cube LUT files.

Photo products are Photoshop actions + image files.

The membership covers social media, client work, all forms of advertising, and YouTube monetization.

TV programming, VOD (Netflix, etc), and theatrical releases require an Elite Membership.

Assets must be incorporated into a project with other footage, photographs, etc.

Example of things you cannot do include:

  • Share files or accounts with friends
  • Incorporate our assets into any sort of product
  • Upload music to Spotify, Apple Music, etc
  • Upload songs by themselves to Youtube, Facebook, etc
  • Use our music or sound effects as part of your own music or record vocals on our tracks
  • Claim ownership of any of our assets with Youtube’s Content ID

Please review the full license agreement for more details.

Upload to YouTube and monetize with confidence!

We provide you with two easy methods to automatically clear copyright claims within minutes.

1) Register a YouTube channel to automatically clear copyright claims on any video containing Lens Distortions tracks. 

2) Generate License Codes for a specific project. Just include the codes in your video’s description when uploading to YouTube and any claims will automatically clear within minutes. This is a great solution for client projects or if you manage multiple YouTube channels.

Videos published while your membership is active are covered forever.

Learn More >

For small teams, simply activate a single-user membership for each person on your team.

For larger teams, consider purchasing an Elite plan, which covers multiple users and extended placements.

If you cancel, your membership will remain active until the end of your current subscription period and will not renew. Subscription fees are not refundable.

Any projects you publish while the subscription is active are covered forever but you will no longer have a license to use any assets moving forward and must delete all downloaded files from your computer.

Natural Elements – Optically Captured

From day one, we’ve focused on offering high-quality effects created by optically capturing real elements in camera with top gear. These new packs are no exception. You can come close to mimicking these effects with CGI, but that’s labor-intensive and time-consuming. With our Fog II, Rain, and Dust packs, you get a genuine look with less time spent.

Curation is a hallmark of all Lens Distortions products. We focus on providing only the best and desired variations of each effect. With Dust and Rain, the 25 effects in each respective pack will cover most any use case. While Fog II delivers 50 distinct variations organized in four categories to cover the nuances actual fog and haze exhibit.

Highly Versatile

Lighting and focal lengths largely determine what’s visible in your shot. Sometimes elements that are present on set don’t come across much in the recording. You can easily intensify the existing fog, dust, and rain in a shot by simply applying one of these overlays.

Other times, you’re creating a world from scratch. From a title sequence that needs background texture to a complex composite that needs layers of detail, these natural overlays are just the right ingredients in the hands of an experienced editor.

Powerful Combinations

Our Fog II, Rain, and Dust video overlays were designed to work beautifully together.

Layering multiple effects from the same pack can create interesting depth and dimension. For example, you could use a few Fog II clips to put a solid blanket of haze in the background and some wispy smoke trails in the foreground, creating a complex environment around your subject.

Nature often delivers fog and rain together in real life, why not do the same in post? After all, the goal is to create a realistic and visceral scene. Fog II actually helps naturally blend the Rain effects into your shots.

Our enduring Light Hits pack has been a favorite among Lens Distortions users since its launch. Light Hits offers soft, natural bursts of sunlight. Since dust generally is visible in the glow of light, pairing Light Hits with the new Dust pack and a little editing know-how will yield some pretty interesting visuals.

Music

Individual


  • Access to all Music
  • Personal, freelance, and client work
  • Covers social media, websites, and web advertising
  • Monetize on YouTube
  • Pre-clear 5 YouTube channels
  • No SFX, VFX or LUTs
  • No Broadcast or Streaming
$229
/year
Price increases July 1st.
Lock in current price now.
Music & SFX

Individual


  • Access to all Music & Sound Effects
  • Personal, freelance, and client work
  • Covers social media, websites, and web advertising
  • Monetize on YouTube
  • Pre-clear 5 YouTube channels
  • No VFX or LUTs
  • No Broadcast or Streaming
$299
/year
Price increases July 1st.
Lock in current price now.
Best Value
All-Access

Individual


  • Access to all Music & Sound Effects
  • Access to all VFX and LUTs
  • Personal, freelance, and client work
  • Covers social media, websites, and web advertising
  • Monetize on YouTube
  • Pre-clear 5 YouTube channels
  • No Broadcast or Streaming
$499
/year
Price increases July 1st.
Lock in current price now.

General FAQ

You can use our assets in virtually any video project or podcast project!

All purchase options cover social media networks, website videos, podcast platforms, and YouTube monetization.

Choose a Pro or All-Access plan to cover professional or client work and unlimited web advertising.

Assets must be “synchronized” into a video or podcast project with other media and may not be used on their own.

Streaming (Netflix, Hulu, etc), theatrical, and multi-territory TV require an extended license.

Please review the full license agreement for more details.

Examples of things you cannot do:

  • Share files or accounts with other people (memberships are for a single person)
  • Make music with our assets or sing over our tracks
  • Incorporate our assets into any sort of product or app
  • Upload our assets to Spotify, Apple Music, etc.
  • Upload assets by themselves to YouTube, Facebook, etc.
  • Automated or excessive downloading

Please review the full license agreement for full terms.

If you choose to cancel, your membership will remain active until the end of your current subscription period.

Once your subscription ends, you will no longer have permission to use any assets you’ve downloaded in new projects.

Don’t worry, any projects you already published while your membership was active are covered forever and you will not retroactively receive copyright claims.

Membership fees are not refundable.

Yes! Upload to YouTube with confidence!

Simply connect your YouTube channel to your Lens Distortions account to pre-clear the channel for use with our assets.

Pro and All-Access plans have the ability to connect more than one channel and can also create license codes to clear a specific music track in a single video. These options are great for clients or if you have more than one personal channel.

Rest assured, videos cleared while your membership is active remain cleared forever.

Instagram, Facebook, Twitter, Vimeo, etc are already cleared and do not currently require you to register your account or use License Codes.

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Subscribing is the most affordable way to get access to everything you need for your projects. You pay a recurring fee to get ongoing access to our platform and download individual files to use while a member.

Projects completed while a member are licensed forever, but the assets themselves are not. i.e., You need to have an active membership to edit with any assets you’ve downloaded via a membership.

Purchasing a product allows you to pay a one-time fee to download all the files in a specific pack and use them forever.

You can create a free account and download a watermarked preview of any music track and add assets to project playlists.

These “temp tracks” are great for seeing if a track is a good fit for your project or client. Simply activate a membership when you’re ready to officially use a track.

Yes! You can upgrade to a higher plan anytime and receive a one-time proration. Changes will take effect immediately.

Visit the Switch Plan page to choose a new plan.

The first time you switch your Membership plan, our system will automatically calculate the unused time left on your initial plan and adjust the amount due on your new plan. This is a one-time proration and will not carry over should you choose to switch the plan associated with your membership again in the future.

If the value of your unused time on your initial plan is greater than the cost of your new plan, your “Next Renewal Date” will also be extended. No refunds are given.

Please note the “Total Due Today” and “First Renewal” on the checkout screen to understand what and when you will pay.

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If you have a project that exceeds the scope of what the membership allows, you can purchase an extended license to upgrade that specific project for wider placements/distribution.