I dream of a day when my iPhone will be able to replace my DSLR. Yes, that day is probably many, many years off, but until then I’ve got some fun accessories I can play around with for better iPhone pics. One such item is the Ztylus iPhone camera case and accompanying revolver lens attachment ($99.95 for the combo). This case/lens duo puts four real lenses at your phone’s disposal.
4 iPhone lenses in 1
What originally struck me about the Ztylus was the unique lens system and the way they integrated with the iPhone. Rather than clipping on or fitting over the corner of the phone nearest the rear-facing camera as some iPhone lens kits do, the Ztylus takes a different approach. It makes use of an iPhone case (that can work as a standalone when you aren’t taking pictures) that lets a circular lens kit to screw on.
The lens kit is unique to say the least. It rotates and contains three arms, each with a lens on the end, that when extended, fit just over the iPhone’s rear camera. The included lenses are: a circular polarizer, a wide angle, a super macro (underneath the wide angle) and an extreme fisheye. The lenses are multi-coated, high-quality ground glass and can be cleaned using the included cloth. The revolver can be stored in the ...