Planted Tank Obsessed
Join Date: Apr 2013
Location: Coastal Georgia
IPhone 5 Macro lens options?
I finally caved and put a fork into AT&T's horribly expensive service. Although I loved my 2 year old Xperia X10A Android, I went to T-Mobile. I decided to pick up the new IPhone 5 simply because they have more accessories available than most phones, and I really didn't tinker with the Android platform as much as I thought I would.
I heard mostly good things about the 8MP rear camera but honestly I am not that impressed yet, especially with the autofocus. I have a lot of wildlife on my property especially insect life, which I do enjoy snapping but running 6 acres back to the house to get the camera will be a guaranteed lost shot. I tried taking a picture today of a group of bright red Aphids on a tall weed with the IPhone and it simply could not focus no matter how hard I tried, changing distance, POV, which way the natural light was coming from, nothing worked. I know this isn't a DSLR but that was entirely frustrating for such a simple shot.
So here is my question: Has anyone here had any personal experience with any of the Macro attachments for the Iphone5? Price isn't much of a point to me as much as if it takes a decent shot or not with a decent depth of field. Some of the lenses I found were the Olloclip with great reviews and a scant few others. Even if it comes as a kit with a Telephoto/Fisheye I am more concerned with the Macro.
Just looking for some experiences.