Ever since I knew that lenses for your camera phone existed, I have always wanted to get one. I had been eyeing one for a while. It had been a long while, so much so that I forgot about them, until my birthday last year.
My hubby went galavanting all over the mall, with 5 kids in tow, mind you, looking for this little device to get me for my birthday. When I opened my gift and saw what it was, I was very surprised. Good job honey. Caught me totally off guard with that gift. I was so exicted to use it.
Now, the only bummer, is that you have to take your case off your phone in order to use it. This particular lense, Olloclip, is for the iPhone.
Here’s how it works. On the left you have 2 lenses. When you put the lens over the phone lens and take off the cover, it is already to go for WIDE-ANGLE. To use the MACRO feature, there is an arrow on the rim of the lens that show you which direction to turn the lens to use it. Careful though, if you turn it and the lens comes off, you know you’ve turned it too much. Just a good quarter turn should do it. For the FISH-EYE, just turn the lens over, take off the cover and it’s ready to go.
Putting it over the camera lens on the phone is pretty easy. Just slide it on.
See how easy.
I am holding the phone backwards, but this is how it looks, ready to go.
Below, I shared some examples of using the different lenses.
Used this while at the park. Maybe next time I’ll take a picture without the lens so you can see the difference.
My kids love playing with the FISH-EYE. It’s a favorite and gets used a lot.
I love MACRO shots. They are fun for when you want to tell a story with your picture. So if you love photography, or just plain love using your iPhone camera, or you’re an Instagram
addict enthusiast like I am, kick it up a notch with this fun toy. Send your hubby, son, daughter, dog, or whomever else you can think of, a link to this post if they aren’t sure what to get you this Mother’s Day.