The wonders of technology have made photography far more accessible to the masses, allowing even the most novice snappers to capture special moments.
That technology does have its limits though. While phone cameras have come on a long, long way, they still don’t measure up to full-scale camera kits.
This handy little attachment will go some way in extending your smartphone’s photography capabilities, transforming it into a telescope and bringing your subject 8x closer.
“If you regularly find yourself trying to get a long-distance snap with your smartphone, you need to try our paparazzi-inspired Phone Telescope adaptor. Designed to look just like a real telescopic lens, this handy clip-on adaptor will help you get up to 8x closer to your subject. Ideal for those long-range landscape shots, when distant features need to be brought to the foreground and placed in focus, this cool extension allows you to supercharge your smartphone camera.” The description reads.
“You’re on to a sure-fire winner with this quirky Phone Telescope. It’s the perfect birthday present for anyone who uses their smartphone camera to snatch shots for their social media pages. Or photographers who enjoy the versatility and freedom of using their device as a handy alternative to their main camera. Also packaged with a lens cover and microfibre cloth, all you need to do is clip your telescope onto your phone and get snapping!”
The smartphone telescope is available online and will only set you back £14.99.
If you’re after a more compact version, there’s also a ‘Magniband’ which does the same job, just with a little less zoom.
“Fun, handy and so simple to use. This powerful Red Magniband macro lens can provide up to 4x magnification when held approximately 1in away from the subject.”
The Magniband is also available online at The Present Finder, selling for £5.99.
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