Venus Optics’ Laowa Nanomorph now have a Silver option for more neutral flares


Venus Optics’ Indiegogo marketing campaign for its new Laowa Nanormorph lenses isn’t even over and already the corporate has introduced one other variation for cinematographers who need a more neutral flare.

At launch, Venus Optics mentioned its ultra-compact Laowa Nanomorph lenses can be out there in each Amber and Blue varieties, which provide hotter and cooler flares and highlights, respectively, to swimsuit the aesthetic wishes of the artist taking pictures with them. While having each choices to select from is a good change of tempo in comparison with some firms that solely launch anamorphic lenses with one or the opposite, Venus Optics is taking it a step additional by providing a new ‘Silver’ option. This third iteration will present neutral-colored flares and highlights that gives ‘comparatively subtler and fewer distracting’ flares in comparison with its Amber and Blue contemporaries

Below is a few demo footage displaying the distinction between the Blue and Silver variations of the identical scene:

The Silver 27mm T2.8, 35mm T2.4 and 50mm T2.4 lenses stay solely unchanged from the Amber and Blue fashions, that are designed for Super 35 and Micro Four thirds sensors and out there for Canon EF, PL mount, Canon R, Sony E, M43, DJI DL, Nikon Z, L mount and Fuji X mount methods. They may also value the identical, so that you’re not paying a premium for one coloration variation over the opposite.

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Due to being launched mid-way via the marketing campaign, choosing the Silver Nanomorph lenses is a bit trickier, however Venus Optics has supplied clear directions to be sure to get the colour you need. First, select the Blue flare option when making your pledge, then fill out this Google Form and choose the precise coloration you need. With that type submitted, you shuold obtain the colour you ordered when the Nanormorph lenses eventuallys tart transport out.

A pricing breakdown of the assorted lenses and bundles nonetheless out there.

You can buy simply one of many three Nanomorph lenses or buy them as a package. Prices begin at $899 for only one lens and $2,429 for all three, though the PL and EF mount variations come at a premium. The first models are anticipated to ship out September 2022. To discover out more, head on over to the Nanomorph Indiegogo marketing campaign, which has already surpassed its preliminary funding objective by more than half a million {dollars}.


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