Stories of the creatives behind the camera, as well as the amazing work they produce.

Watch Lensbaby shooters in action as they work through their creative process.

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

Each week we share our five favorite photos from your submissions & social shares.


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.


OMNI Deluxe Collection

Lensbaby’s OMNI Deluxe Collection allows you to add colorful flare, subtle reflections and bright stretches of light to your images by shooting through crystals, films and other objects, all while keeping your hands free. This unique and professional system offers control and repeatability when shooting through Lensbaby’s OMNI Effect Wands. Drawing on its extensive experience with in-camera effects, Lensbaby has engineered these Effect Wands to create compelling imagery with your existing prime and zoom lenses.

The OMNI Creative Filter System utilizes a lightweight ring that screws onto the filter threads of your lens. The Effect Wands magnetically attach to the Filter Ring, for quick and easy positioning anywhere around the front of the lens. The two different sized arms allow you the flexibility to place the Effect Wands wherever you want in front of your lens.

The OMNI Color, Crystal, and Flare expansion packs included in this bundle, combine with the OMNI Creative Filter System to help you introduce color & mood to your imagery organically, while you shoot.

This OMNI Deluxe Collection bundle includes the OMNI Creative Filter System, OMNI Color Expansion Pack, Crystal Expansion Pack, and Flare Expansion Pack - comprised of the following:


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OMNI Creative Filter Kit Product Specs:

Filter Ring

  • 58mm Filter Set (Small) includes step-down rings that allow it to fit 49mm, 52mm, 55mm and 58mm threaded lenses


  • 77mm Filter Set (Large) includes step-up/down rings that allow it to fit 62mm, 67mm, 72mm, 77mm and 82mm threaded lenses.

Three Effect Wands

  • Crystal Seahorse
  • Stretch Glass
  • Rainbow Film
  • Long Arm to hold one Effect Wand
  • Short Arm to hold one Effect Wand
  • Two Magnetic Mounts (each mount holds up to two Effect Wands)
  • Small Storage Case

OMNI Color Expansion Pack Product Specs:

  • Two Crystal Effect Wands, each with a unique spectral coating resulting in constantly-changing prismatic colors on top of the crystals’ multi-faceted fractal effects
  • Set of five Lumi Films in a range of colors and hues which add color, light leaks, expired film

effects & more

  • Set of four textured Lumi Films in a range of colors and hues which add color, light leak effects and brilliant, multi-directional flare
  • Set of five Color Gels, each of which adds a single swath of color overlay
  • Criss Cross Rainbow film that creates a patterned rainbow array
  • Two Effect Wand Handles to hold the gels & films

Flare Expansion Pack:

Add powerful light flares and create your most extraordinary work yet with the OMNI Flare Expansion Pack. Featuring four hand-made glass Effect Wands with distinct and original flare effects the OMNI Flare Expansion pack will help you make your creative work stand out.

  • Anamorphic Raindrop:Hand crafted with a “Raindrop” at the end to give you selective distortion with the body of the wand making cinematic flare out of highlights in and outside of your framed image.
  • Prism Flare:Apply a prism effect to your stretched points of light, splitting them into tiny bits of rainbows that come and go when rotated.
  • Zig-Zag:Make explosions of flare while creating effects ranging from subtle to over-the-top based on the rotation and placement of its hand-crafted curves.
  • Saber: Brush the highlights in impressionistic reflections while varying the length of streaky flare that shortens and lengthens when rotated.

Crystal Expansion Pack

Boost your creative expertise with the OMNI Crystal Expansion Pack which features three glass Effect Wands each with their own captivating effect.

  • Crystal Spear:The versatile Crystal Spear was designed to create a wide variety of effects from radiant specular highlights and kaleidoscopic reflections to dreamlike flare.
  • Triangular Prism:Create surprising reflections within your frame by shooting through the three different angles of the Triangular Prism.
  • Scalloped Window:The Scalloped Window offers flare and reflection thanks to its scalloped edges while offering a large, clear center portion to keep your subject.

The OMNI Crystal, Color and Flare Expansion Packs are designed to work exclusively with Lensbaby’s OMNI Creative Filter System, allowing you to shoot through specifically designed effect wands in a controllable, repeatable, and hands-free way.

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Create New Magic With OMNI

One-Of-A-Kind Imagery

Deliver your best work yet – adding individuality and artistic flair with the OMNI Creative Filter System. Shoot through crystals and other objects specifically engineered by Lensbaby 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.

OMNI Effect Wands

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

Rainbow Film


Beam reflective rainbows across your frame in any direction.

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Stretch Glass

Create bright stretches & streaks of light across your image.

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Endless possibilities for breathtaking flare, brilliant light direction & radiant reflections.

©nate woods




In Review

In The Media

""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 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)

"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)

© Stephanie DeFranco


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.



OMNI Accessories

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



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

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Boost your creative potential with the Crystal Expansion Pack.

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With its multitude of angles, the uniquely shaped Crystal Seahorse offers endless possibilities for breathtaking flare, brilliant light direction, and radiant reflections.

©nate woods

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    A Lensbaby Customer
    Mary G.
    United States United States
    I recommend this product
    Endless possibilities

    I took this on a photo workshop and let others play. It was amazing! So many different options to create.

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    Dave C.
    Australia Australia
    I recommend this product
    OMNI Deluxe collection

    Great range of prisms/shapes, and was pleasantly surprised with the way they looked in-camera. One point of feedback was I thought the way they were organised was a little cumbersome/cluttered, in the multiple bags.

    kate a.
    New Zealand New Zealand
    I recommend this product
    omni deluxe collection

    this is a fun extension to my photography tool kit. an idea to make the kit even better, put one strip of loop and one strip of hook ( velcro ) on each pouch so they can all be mixed and matched, rather than two strips loop on basic and two strips of hook on all extra pouches. also include both size lens magnetic rings with step up/down filters , just for the deluxe kit. minor tweaks really

    Laura P.
    United States United States
    I recommend this product
    Creative Fun

    I'm really enjoying the Omni System. The multiple prisms and color filters give you endless possibilities to create fun and eye-catching images. The bracket also helps hold the filters in just the right position so you can focus on the aspects of your camera focus. I will add that the prisms and filters work best using back lighting. I look forward to practicing more and creating unique images with this system.

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    Danielle C.
    United States United States
    I recommend this product
    Lensbaby Omni opens up the world to a whole universe of possibilities!

    My overall experience using the OMNI Deluxe Collection has been wonderful. A great treat in creative expression with endless possibilities. I highly recommend it!

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    Anne C.
    United States United States
    I recommend this product
    First time Lensbaby purchase

    I was so excited to receive the Omnipack and it has not disappointed me. I am still playing around with it, seeing all it can do with the different effects. I love it.

    Sabrina S.
    United States United States
    I recommend this product
    This will change my photography

    I’ve only been able to use it for one session and I’m hooked. Every slight tweak and different lighting gives such amazing and sometimes unexpected results. Even if you’re just a hobbyist I’d highly recommend. And though it’s a simple concept, the build is very well thought out and simple to use even in the most rushed photo sessions.

    fabiola f.
    United States United States
    I recommend this product
    Brilliant colors!

    First day, hand held, was not easy, but a few days later I’m in love and the possibilities are endless.

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    Ariel F.
    United States United States
    I recommend this product
    So far so good!

    This gives me a learning curve shooting thru in this way, but it is an adventure worth exploring. I love how easy this is to use.

    Katherine W.
    United States United States
    I recommend this product
    Love, love, love!

    I am so excited to have the OMNI Deluxe Collection as a part of my new go to camera gear and can't wait to use it soon with my Nikon Z6ii and 85mm f/1.8 lens when I travel for vacation soon. This system fits the bill on all the creative possibilities I have been craving. I have never been fan of overly post-processed images to get similar effects which I believe I will be able to achieve more satisfactorily in camera ad I am shooting. Thank you Lensbaby for offering the OMNI and I am so excited to use it along with the Trio 28 and Sol 45 which will also be going on vacation with me.

    Taryn G.
    United States United States
    I recommend this product

    Do I act like Golem from Lord of the Rings and run my fingers over my Omni wands saying in Golem voice: "My crystals, my crystal"? Yes, yes, I do. This whole Omni set is freaking awesome. I'm having SO much fun experimenting with everything. The effects I can achieve are infinite and so cool. The quality of everything is wonderful (those magnets that hold the wands are intense!) I'm glad I sprung for the whole darn set. My one quibble is that I wish the carrying case system was more compact.

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    Kathleen L.
    United States United States
    I recommend this product
    Endless Possibilites

    I'm so excited to start experimenting with the Omni Collection! I can see all the possibilities! I have not had a chance to get busy with the as yet, as I am currently nursing my husband back to health.

    Teresa C.
    Canada Canada
    I recommend this product
    Wildy creative & easy to use!

    Love the flexibility the Omni system offers. TTL creativity at its finest!

    SANDI O.
    United States United States
    I recommend this product
    Quality was far better than I expected

    I knew the lenses were amazing from Lensbaby, but I was not expecting such heft and quality in the crystal pieces in this kit. These are solid, quality pieces. The effects have been fun - I can’t wait to get some good sunny, warm days to really go out in nature and play with light. The kit shipped missing the gels but Lensbaby Customer Service had them to me right away when I let them know.

    Barbara C.
    United States United States
    I recommend this product
    Lots of fun!

    I've enjoyed it so far.There are so many ways to be creative!

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