Photo: Kogeto Dot via Kickstarter
The iPhone camera comes highly recommended from famous photographers like Annie Liebowitz who suggests that the phone’s camera is so advanced it has replaced any need for a point and shoot camera.However, if you have a desire to further increase your mobile phone camera’s snapshot and video function then these iPhone add ons are must-have items.
Get rid of shaky footage and produce smoother shots with the Camera Table Dolly. The Camera Table Dolly employs two sets of rotating wheels so that you can capture any motion or panning in your iPhone video with professional grade quality. The dolly's arm adjusts so you can shoot footage in any direction or get the 360 degree panoramic shot. You can order the Camera Table Dolly at Photojojo for $90.00.
The Olloclip gives you three attachable lenses to clip on to your iPhone and enhance your photos in seconds. The lenses that come with the Olloclip include a 180-degree fisheye lens, wide-angle lens, and 12mm macro lens. The Olloclip is compatible with all of your apps and can be purchased from the Apple Store for $69.95.
If carrying additional lens clips is too heavy a task for you, consider this iPhone Lens Dial. The iPhone Lens Dial acts as an aluminium case for your iPhone that has 3 built in lenses that rotate around a disc. The lens dial comes with a fisheye, wide-angle, and macro lens. As an extra bonus, the camera add on also comes with two tripod mounts; one for portrait photos and one for landscape photos. You can purchase the iPhone Lens Dial from Photojojo for $249.00.
If you are looking to add some quirk to your photos then the Holga iPhone Lens may be the tool that does the trick. The Holga lens puts a casing around your iPhone that features a rotating disk with 9 different lenses you can use with your iPhone camera. Each lens offers a different filter to produce images that resemble a dreamy vignette, spidey vision, vibrant colour saturation, or colour with a clear centre to frame a subject. The Holga iPhone Lens also allows you to preview the photo with the lens filter before you snap the shot. You can purchase the Holga Lens from Photojojo for $30.00.
We here at Business Insider have already introduced you to the Kogeto Dot, which allows you to record 360 degree videos with your iPhone. Literally don't miss a thing around you with this tool that doesn't require any batteries or external power. Even more fun, the product comes in different colours! Purchase dot from Kogeto for $79.00.
Give your iphone and your SLR lenses expanded capability with this iPhone SLR Mount. This iPhone add on combines a case, UV filter, and SLR lens adaptor to mount your Canon EOS or your Nikon SLR lenses to your iPhone 4. You can purchase the SLR mount from Photojojo for $249.00.
Magnify your view by 10 times with this 10x Zoom Telescope Lens. The telescope lens clips on to your iPhone 4 to give you enhanced zoom for your iPhone images. You can purchase it for $25.39 at Miniinthebox.
Block unwanted wind, always record clear sound, give your iPhone camera some weight and produce perfectly zoomed shots with the Hand-held Video Rig. Carved out of a solid block of aluminium, this over a pound video rig will hold your iPhone 3GS, 4, and 4S perfectly. It also features an adjustable Vericorder mic and a 0.45x37mm wide-angle lens. You can purchase the Hand-held Video Rig from Photojojo from $159.00.
Brought to you by the same company that produces the rigs used in Hollywood, the Steadicam Smoothee fits your iPhone 3GS and iPhone 4 to give you some weight and capture smoother video. The compact size of the Steadicam makes it ideal for shooting on location or travel. You can purchase the Steadicam Smoothee from B&H for 149.95.