Best camera add-ons for your phone

Many good quality cameras take up a lot of precious space in your luggage. They are also expensive and difficult to conceal, making you a target for pickpockets.

Luckily, as the quality of the cameras in smart phones improves, there is less need to lug around an expensive and extravagant camera. These lens add-ons may be clipped into place over your phone camera, enhancing your holiday snaps without fuss.

Photojojo’s Magnetic Phone Lens Series

This three pack of lenses includes a fisheye, a telephoto and a combination wide-angle and macro lens. These lenses attach with a strong magnetic ring, work with most cases and are perfect for iPhone models 4 to 6s plus.
Price: $35

40X60 Zoom Optical Lens Monocular Telescope, Clip and Tripod set

This small, lightweight portable design is waterproof and has an ultra-wide angle, high definition lens that will help you shoot in a low light environment. The Zoom Optical Lens comes with a clip and tripod for your smartphone.
Price: $36.17

16X52/40X60 HD Zoom Monocular Telescope Telephoto Camera Lens Phone Holder/Tripod

With objective and eyepiece adjustment, the Zoom Monocular Telescope Lens is perfect for sports, bird watching and travel. This lens comes with a triangular bracket, a cleaning cloth, a clip, a cover and a hand strap.
Price: $39.38

Olloclip 4-in-1 Lens set

Made for an iPhone 6, 6s or iPhone 6 or 6s Plus model phone, this set includes two macro lenses, a wide-angle and a fisheye lens. This gadget weighs just 100 grams, so won’t be weighing you down on the go. It’s also received good reviews for its price range on Macworld.
Price: $17.95

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Written by Liv Gardiner


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