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Advice, tips & tricks and more to  help you get the most out of your Lensbaby.

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Our classic creative effect - a round sweet spot of focus.

Find your edge - get a sharp slice of focus effect

Get your glow on - create an ethereal velvet effect.

Crazy curves ahead - striking swirly bokeh & vignette.

Explore the captivating effects that OMNI can create with this gallery of awe-inspiring imagery.

Sharp spot of focus + beautiful blur. 

Sharp slice of focus + smooth blur.

Radiant edge-to-edge glow. 

Swirly, twisty, striking bokeh.

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OMNI Creative Filter System

Create new magic with OMNI! The simple, elegant, and innovative alternative to creating effects through handheld crystals & objects. Add individuality and artistic flair to your work by shooting through crystals and other objects specifically engineered to create professional and compelling in-camera effects. Designed to work with your existing lenses, OMNI offers control and repeatability without having to change your gear.



Features

  • Professional & repeatable in-camera effects
  • Use with your existing prime & zoom lenses - both auto & manual focus
  • Available in two sizes - Small & Large
  • Includes three unique effect wands
  • Explore new creative possibilities by adding an Expansion Pack

How to use

Attach the Filter Ring to your lens and add one or more Effect Wands to the Magnetic Mounts. Adjust the Effect Wand and watch it change the way the light affects your image.

Click here to access the OMNI user guide

For the best shooting experience, use 35mm or longer focal length lenses. When shooting on all focal length lenses, especially those wider than 35mm, choose bright apertures to ensure the most natural looking creative effects.

Effect Wands

OMNI includes three unique Effect Wands that attach magnetically and distort the light as it enters the lens – creating a myriad of magical in-camera effects.

  • Crystal Seahorse
  • Stretch Glass
  • Rainbow Film

Compatibility

OMNI is designed to fit most prime and zoom lenses on the market - both auto and manual focus. It is also compatible with Lensbaby Velvet 56, Velvet 85, and Burnside 35 lenses only. It is available in Small and Large versions. The included step-up/step down rings allow you to mount the OMNI creative Filter System on a range of different sized lenses. Before purchasing, make sure you know the lens thread size of the lens or lenses you'll use with OMNI.

Small

Native size: 58mm
Step up/down rings: 49mm, 52mm, 55mm

Large

Native size: 77mm
Step up/down rings: 62mm, 67mm, 72mm, 82mm

FAQ

How do I find my filter thread size?

Your filter thread size should be marked on your lens by a ø symbol. For example, if you see a ø62, then your lens has a filter thread size of 62mm. If you can’t find it you can always use a ruler to measure the diameter of the filter thread to determine the size you need (this guideshows you how). Or, try googling, for example: “Canon 85mm f/1.8 thread size”.

 

Do you sell Filter Rings or Step Up/Down Rings separately?

Yes. You can purchase those here

 

Can I buy the large size and use other step-down rings to fit smaller filter thread sizes?

Yes, you can if you have step-down rings that go from 77mm (the native size of the Large ring) to whatever your smaller lens filter thread size is.

 

What lenses does OMNI work with?

OMNI can be used on most prime and zoom lenses with both auto and manual focus, as well as full frame and crop sensor cameras.

 

Does OMNI work on Lensbaby lenses?

OMNI is compatible with Velvet 56, Velvet 85 and Burnside 35 only.

 

Will the magnets in OMNI damage my camera gear?

We can confidently say that the magnets used in the OMNI Creative Filter System will not damage any of your camera gear. Most newer cameras, SD cards, phones, and computers have solid state hard drives which magnets do not affect. Our magnets, while strong enough to support the OMNI system, are not nearly the strongest magnetic camera accessory on the market. Magmod, makers of magnetic camera accessories, sharedthis great article and video demonstrating how and why magnetic accessories won’t harm your gear.

Please note that there are some older devices (unrelated to camera gear) that can be affected by magnets, including credit cards, pacemakers, older TVs, older hard drives, and speakers. However, OMNI’s thick felt pouch should shield anything else in your bag (credit cards, etc) from these adverse effects.

 

What do I do if a Step Up/Down Ring gets stuck to the Filter Ring or my lens?

The OMNI Creative Filter System contains a filter wrench to help you remove if this occurs.

 

 
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IN THE NEWS



""OMNI is a tool that encourages you to be more creative with your photography. That's enough to make it an Editors' Choice."

 

-Jim Fisher


"The Lensbaby Omni Creative Filter System and it expansion packs are the most exciting camera accessories I’ve seen this year."

 

-Jon Sienkiewicz

"Photographers who enjoy introducing creative, in-camera effects and light distortions will find lots to love about Lensbaby’s OMNI Creative Filter System."

 

-Pauleth IP (The Phoblographer)

"The Omni looks very clean and very professional so if you’re after a more polished approach to in-camera effects, the Omni provides that."

 

-Jake Hicks (PetaPixel)





GET THE OMNI PACK ACCESSORIES

OMNI PACK



COLOR EXPANSION PACK

Inject your imagery with mood and atmosphere using the Color Expansion Pack.

 

Discover more creative possibilities with the OMNI Color Expansion Pack & Crystal Expansion Pack.

 

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    AC
    06/16/2021
    alyssa c.
    United States United States
    I recommend this product
    A Brilliant Accessory

    This is super easy to use and so much fun for adding a bit of art to family vacation photos.

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    NH
    06/12/2021
    Nancy H.
    United States United States
    I recommend this product
    OMNI Creative Filter System

    I have just used it a couple times, and so far I love it! I can see this will be so much fun. The creative photos now seem endless and no two photos will be the same.

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    05/10/2021
    Dinorah C.
    United States United States
    I recommend this product
    Omni system

    It was a wonderful experience! I was able to get a beautiful double exposure of a dahlia, husband inside a flare and many other nice in camera effects. I highly recommend it.

    DH
    04/22/2021
    Doug H.
    United States United States
    I recommend this product
    Wonderful creative tools

    I love the smart and easy to use design of this system, and the creative possibilities it unleashes. Highly recommended for imaginative photographers who like to think outside the box.

    MS
    04/21/2021
    Michelle S.
    Canada Canada
    I recommend this product
    OMNI Creative Filter System

    A little bit overpriced for the kit, but a fun experience as a whole! I would purchase it again.

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