As an avid smartphone photographer, I enjoy having a different lens from time to time. Macro-lenses for insects, wide-angles for landscapes, and telephoto for travel and portraits. To help you get the perfect lens for you, I made this list of smartphone lens producers for you to check out.
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Moment: Smartphone lens producers from the US
The people at Moment not only run an epic YouTube-channel, but they also produce great smartphone lenses. They have a lens for every situation you might need. Both for photography and videography.
They recently launched their new anamorphic lens for the filmmakers among us. For photographers, they have a wide lens, tele portrait lens, superfish lens, and macro lens.
As a loyal Huawei user, I am sad to see they still not support that system. However, you can use them on Pixel 2, 2 XL, Galaxy S8, S8+, iPhone 6, 7, and 8.
Olloclip: Smartphone lens producers from NL
Olloclip is on the market for a long time now. They started out in 2011 and haven’t stopped since.
They have a wide range of lens combinations. Fisheye and 15x macro, or how about a 2X telephoto lens?
I recently bought their 4 in 1 lens set with a fisheye, macro 10x, macro 15x and wide-angle that fits on a Huawei P10.
MPOW: The Cheap smartphone lens-set
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The MPOW lenses are a 3 in 1 set. You have a fish-eye, a wide-angle, and a macro. The good thing about the lenses is their compatibility with all devices. Since they don’t rely on a complicated attachment they clip onto all smartphones. Unfortunately, this also means they don’t attach as sturdy as you might want.
Photojojo: Smartphone lens producers from the US
A smaller company from the US, Photojojo has experience in providing quality photo lenses for smartphones.
As with most manufacturers, Photojojo has super fisheye, telephoto, wide angle and macro lenses for your smartphone. Made with a magnetic system, so make sure to check if it’s compatible with your device.
Black Eye: Smartphone lens producers from Finland
New kids on the block, Black Eye comes from Finland. Personally, I haven’t tried their lenses yet, but if I take a look at their shop, they look pretty amazing. The lenses and clips look high-end, and the results are exactly what you would expect from a decent lens.
What’s your favorite smartphone lens producer? Let me know in the comments!
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