Perhaps we're just living in the golden age of smartphone cameras - cameras with performance that you can expect from a phone have skyrocketed over the past couple of years, with some delivering some really great results.
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That said, there are many ways to improve your phone's camera capabilities a little more, with a whole world of smartphone camera accessories out there, from lenses to tripods. We've compiled some of the best camera accessories we've come across to help you get the most out of your smartphone's camera.
Olloclip offers a wide range of lenses, some of which are sources, others of which are compatible with multiple devices, including Samsung phones, for example.
Unlike the current lenses below that need a specific case, Olloclip lenses need a clip that will attach the lens to your smartphone.
You can choose between individual lenses and lens kits and you'll find everything from fisheye lenses to a variety of macro lenses as well as wide angle, super wide angle and telephoto.
Moment offers several camera accessories for smartphones, including multiple lens options with a macro fisheye lens and a Duo action lens on a duo lens detail, with more in between too.
Lenses aren't cheap right now, but with plenty of options to choose from, the company probably has something for everyone in their lens offering, all of which feature multi-element designs and are built from aerospace metal.
It's worth noting that you need to buy a momentary photo case in order to attach lenses to your smartphone, but momentary lenses work with Apple, Google, and Samsung Connect appliances.
Joby GripTight Pro Without
The Joby GripTight Pro Without is a flexible tripod compatible with any smartphone with or without a case that will make sure photos and videos from your smartphone are as stable as possible, because no matter how strong you think your hand is, it's not will.
There are molded stainless steel plates, slide and lock to protect your phone and you can use it without on uneven surfaces thanks to the rubber feet. You can also bend your legs around things like tree branches.
The GripTight Pro does not offer variable positioning, which allows you to shoot in portrait or landscape orientation and the tripod and mount can be used separately. It's worth noting that there are several other GorillaPod tripod mounts that would be better suited to what you need to watch.
Ji Osmo mobile 3 Gimbla
Another handy accessory to help reduce any hand shake is the G Osmo Mobile 3 Gimbla. This device is a portable, foldable, lightweight 3-axis stabilizer that is designed to help you capture smooth footage.
It will react to your movements in real time and it will recognize gesture control, allowing you to start recording or take a selfie. Active Tracking 3.0 uses deep learning and computer vision algorithms for reliable tracking, while electronic image stabilization and gimble stabilization are both on board to help with features such as hyperlapse video capture.
There's also Ji past tutorial apps, as well as a variety of modes and templates to help you create great content, with the ability to share to show all your friends and family.
BlueBeach Mini Clip on LED Flash
There are a number of smartphone flashes to help you when it's too dark for a selfie or your smartphone Flash just isn't going to cut it, but the BlueBeach option is easy to use and compatible across brands.
Cheap and cheerful, BlueBeach Mini Clip on LED Flash Movies is on your device and can be used right after you turn it on. No need for an app or plug it in.
It's rechargeable and it's compatible with Apple, Samsung, LG, Motorola, Sony, Huawei and other smartphones, so it should work with any device you have.
Lifeprint portable 2x3 photo and video printer
Lifeprint is a 2x3 portable photo and video printer that does exactly what you'd expect - it lets you print smartphone images instantly. This compact, lightweight printer offers wireless printing from 30 feet away, connecting to your device via Bluetooth.
It is compatible with iOS and Android devices and is an editing app that allows you to add filters, text, stickers and memes to your images if you so desire. The Lifeprint 2x3 portable photo and video printer comes in multiple color options, including purple, blue and red, along with white and black.