Tag Archive: lenses


Best Universal Lenses for Android Phones in 2018

What are the best universal lenses for Android phones?

Your Android phone already captures beautiful photos, but artificially distorting the photo to add a fisheye, wide-angle, or macro look to your photos afterwards — something a smartphone can’t shoot normally — ruins the quality and feel.

Instead, using external, universal lenses are a great way to shoot creatively with your Android phone. All you need to do is attach the lens, aim, and start shooting your photography  [Read More…]

How to put prescription lenses in your VR headset

How do I use prescription lenses with my VR headset?

The major VR headsets, including Oculus Rift, HTC Vive, and PlayStation VR, have been designed in a way that lets most prescription glasses frames fit. However, wearing glasses inside a head-mounted display can still be problematic. You might scratch the headset’s lenses with your frames, you might experience a bit of fog, and your lenses touching your face when mashed into the headset can cause smudges that  [Read More…]

Best Universal Lenses For Android Phones

What are the best universal lenses for Android phones?

Your Android phone already captures beautiful photos, but artificially distorting the photo to add a fisheye, wide-angle, or macro look to your photos afterwards — something a smartphone can’t shoot normally — ruins the quality and feel.

Instead, using external, universal lenses are a great way to shoot creatively with your Android phone. All you need to do is attach the lens, aim, and start shooting your  [Read More…]

Getting started with add-on camera lenses for your Android phone

What are the different types of phone photography lenses available?

Let’s cut to the chase: your Android phone’s camera is a powerful little tool. With it you can capture vivid video, professional portraits, trippy time-lapses, and so much more, all without any extra bells and whistles weighing you down.

Phone photography lenses are incredibly quick, practical, and convenient tools to have in your back pocket, and the four most common kinds you’ll come across are wide-angle,  [Read More…]

LimeLens: 2 Wide Angle Lenses For Your Android

The Low Down What it is: 2 Wide angle lenses Price: $ 49.99 Where to buy: Directly From Lime Lens  The Get Down For most of us, our phone is always with us, always within arm’s reach. We use it for everything from surfing the web, checking our email, looking at our bank accounts and even phone

Android Photography 102: External Lenses, Tripods and Cleaners

Continuing the lesson on smartphone photography, in the last article we covered basic tips and tricks, such as the Rule of Thirds, and Android apps that are great at post-processing. In this article, we’ll list some great mobile photography equipment to use, like lenses, tripods and more. Lenses Olloclip: Olloclip mostly caters to iPhone users,

This Galaxy S7 case from Samsung offers swappable camera lenses

The Galaxy S7 is shaping up to have a wonderful camera experience that can even best the already-great Galaxy S6, and Samsung is leveraging that focus on camera quality with a new case. We’ve seen clip-on and magnetic camera lens attachments for phones before, and now Samsung is offering up its own take on the idea with these screw-on lenses that attach directly to a thin silicone case.

What would normally be a very simple  [Read More…]

Snapchat adds paid replays and selfie lenses in latest update

Heads up, avid Snapchatters: the ephemeral messaging service is getting some nifty new features in its latest update. Coming along for the ride in the latest version of Snapchat is the ability to buy extra replays, along with some fun “lenses” for all of your selfies.

StackSocial Universal Lens Kit: 3 smartphone lenses for capturing impressive photos $24.99 [Deal of the Day]

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With the wide popularity of photosharing apps like Instagram, folks everywhere are looking for ways to take more artistic photos with their smartphones. While the megapixel counts keep improving, fixed lenses can limit one’s ability to capture a truly stunning image.

Enter the StackSocial Universal Lens Kit which unlocks new possibilities for composing shots thanks to three different focal options. Compatible with most Android devices, this  [Read More…]

Kodak Pixpro SL10 and SL25 Smart Lenses hands-on

Sony did it first with its QX series of “lens cameras,” and now Kodak is getting in on the smartphone lens attachment game with its Pixpro Smart Lenses. The SL10 and SL25 are 16MP fully-contained cameras that clip snugly onto your phone of choice and provide drastically improved image quality over what you’d get from a phone.

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