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GoProAt the time of the announcement of Letus’ 1.33X Anamorphic Adapter for the GoPro, the AnamorphX-GP, there wasn’t any footage to share in order to show you what you can expect, nor was there a release date. Now, Jared Abrams of Wide Open Camera has uploaded a couple of videos that give his first impressions of the adapter, as well test its capabilities, and Letus Direct says its estimated availability date is set for the end of the month. Continue on to get your first glimpse of some GoPro Hero 3+ footage through Letus’ anamorphic eye. More »

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Letus 1.33X Anamorphic GoPro HERO3 PlusSome of you might already be asking why anyone would want this, but really you should be asking why this didn’t happen sooner. All joking aside, there are some cool side effects and very real benefits to this new GoPro 1.33X Anamorphic Adapter from Letus. They’ve already introduced an adapter for DSLRs and other large sensor cameras, and now they’re taking things to the miniature level with the new AnamorphX-GP, which will essentially turn your 16:9 GoPro footage into a much wider 2.39 aspect ratio with a simple de-squeeze in post. Check out more below. More »

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Letus Anamorphic-x-1 Letus officially announced their 1.33x anamorphic adapter back in September, and as the release date inches closer (apparently some should start shipping sometime in the next week or two), more videos have been popping up showing off just what it can do. While an anamorphic adapter is made first and foremost to take an image and squeeze it to get a wide and sharp image without cropping, many of the unintended consequences of that squeezing are desired characteristics for certain shooting situations, like horizontal light flares and oval light sources in the background. A number of shooters have been able to test out the adapter, so click through to check out those videos below. More »

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Letus Anamorphic Adapter 1 FrontSpeaking of anamorphic adapters, just as we were talking about the SLR Magic 1.33x adapter, Letus has finally introduced their own 1.33x anamorphic adapter that they’ve been working on for some time — and it won’t need diopters to focus closely. They’ve been posting pictures throughout the process teasing the adapter, but now it looks to be officially completed. Read on to learn more about this brand new adapter. More »

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Letus Direct is well known for their 35mm adapters (I’ve shot with their top-quality Letus Ultimate paired with a HVX-200), but they’ve been conspicuously sitting out the DSLR accessorizing game until now. Their recently announced DSLR products look like a combination of Zacuto and Redrock Micro products and are shipping later this month; the question is whether Letus will bring anything new to the game. Here’s what I think is missing from the market: a rig with a shoulder support that’s not tremendously front-heavy. This would allow shooters to treat DSLRs more like 35mm cameras, which would enable the kind of handheld camera movement I’m going for. LetusDSLR »