The Moondog Labs anamorphic adapter is the original smartphone anamorphic lens. It’s still one of the best, both optically and for its vintage look.

The Moondog Labs Anamorphic Adapter gets a five star rating.

Models in Use: Moondog Labs Anamorphic Adapter (37mm Mount)
Compatible iPhones: Universal
Years In Use: Since Feb 2018
Damage, Defects or Issues: None

The Moondog Labs anamorphic adapter is my first high quality smartphone lens, and instantly became my favorite. In fact, I didn’t use any other smartphone lenses at all until January 2020 when I began to explore the range of Beastgrip lenses.

FiLMiC Pro Cinematic iPhone 7 Plus Moondog Labs Anamorphic Video | Cape Town

Up until recently it was the only 1.33X anamorphic lens in my kit and as such, is my go to lens for anamorphic 2.39:1 aspect ratio video. I now have the Beastgrip 1.55X anamorphic lens, and the Moment 1.33X anamorphic also, but the Moondog Labs will always be the one to compare the others to.

Read a detailed review of the Moondog Labs anamorphic lens in my article, Shooting the Cape Peninsula with the Moondog Labs Anamorphic Lens.