Our 2011 Gift-Guide series concludes today as we look at brilliant accessories for photographers. Enjoy!
iPro Lens System – iPhone 4S/4 by Schneider Optics, $199
Both the Wide Angle and the Fisheye Lenses use a bayonet mount to securely fasten onto the iPhone case. The iPhone case gives you the two options of attaching the handle on the left or right side of the iPhone. The handle itself safely stores your lenses and enables you to attach your iPhone to any tripod. The system includes:
- Fisheye Lens – Captures pictures with a spectacular 165° field of view
- Wide Angle Lens – Provides an impressive 35% wider field of view
- iPhone 4/4S Case – Uses a bayonet mount to attach lenses and integrates handle attachment points on both sides
- Handle/Lens Case – Provides steady shots as a handle, stores lenses, and is also a tripod mount adapter
The iPhone Lens Dial by Photojojo!, $249
Here’s the perfect solution for would-be iPhoneographers – The iPhone Lens Dial! The fantastic accessories boasts three optical-quality coated glass lenses: Wide Angle, Fisheye, and Telephoto. To switch to a new lens, simply move the disc!
Glif by Studio Neat, $20
The Glif is an iPhone 4/4S accessory with two primary functions: mounting your iPhone onto a tripod and propping up your iPhone at various angles. The result is something small, simple, and elegant.
Dot by Kogeto, $79
Available in four colors, the Dot allows you to take immersive panoramic video and then share it with friends via Facebook, Twitter, and kogeto.com.
Olloclip Quick-Connect Lens Solution available through Adorama, $70
The olloclip is a quick-connect lens solution for the iPhone 4/4S that includes fisheye, wide-angle and macro lenses in one small, convenient package that easily fits in your pocket. Nestled in the palm of your hand, the olloclip connects to the iPhone within seconds so you’ll be sure to capture the image you want if you don’t see the picture you’re looking for just flip it over to switchlenses.
GorillaMobile iPhone 4S/4 by Joby, $40
Here’s a flexible tripod that is also reasonably priced. Enter the code HAPPYHOLIDAYS20 at checkout to receive an additional 20 percent off.
HipstaCase 100 Black by Hipstamatic , $40
The HipstaCase 100 includes: the HipstaCase, a one piece, snap on case that provides protection for the iPhone 4S/4 or iPod touch; and the Tripod Adapter, a universal tripod adapter that slips into a hidden front slot on the case and easily mounts onto any standard camera tripod for steady and level photo-taking.
Bubo for iPhone 4S/4 by OWLE, $170
The Bubo comes with a full-size lens, external microphone and four tri-pod mounting points.