Chase was one of the first professionals to embrace phone photography. As I mentioned above, all conversion lenses add a bit of distortion.

“Hey Siri, shoot a video.” She opens my Moment app, switches it to video, uses my favorite preset and starts recording.

Finally, for the videographer, then the anamorphic lens is a must have item. They’ve come a long way since then. They're sharp in the middle with no noticeable chromatic aberration (or color fringing) and bring you just a bit closer for that more-candid feel. To set a clear expectation for you, I would recommend you focus on the "portrait" aspect of this lens … If I’m taking a portrait, I personally find it much easier to switch between the built-in x1 and x2 lenses of my iPhone than messing about with attaching an add-on lens. Moment began its onslaught of the mobile photography world in 2014 with its original Wide and Tele lenses. After finishing the first draft of this review, I decided to try the lens again before I made a hasty assessment. It shows a lot of terrain without stretching it out. So, if you are looking to invest in some add-on lenses for your smartphone, then I can highly recommend that you check out Moment. Their customer service team is amazing by the way so don’t hesitate to reach out to them. In this review I’m going to walk you through my thoughts and first hand experiences of using these lenses. It changes the angle of the photo. The next Moment lens in my collection is the x10 macro lens. Heck, it can even get my whole belly in a single frame. Regardless of how the Moment Macro Lens compares, it’s great for nature lovers and food photographers. Despite our Editor in Chief’s praises for the iPhone X’s camera, it wasn’t enough for me. So let’s take a look at the individual lenses. Its worth the price in my opinion. Unlike carrying an SLR, I keep a moment lens handy in the hip pouch of my backpack and I’m ready to shoot in seconds. amzn_assoc_placement = "adunit0"; He also took up yoga. You can also combine Moment's 2x lens with the 2x lens on your dual-camera smartphone for an effective 4x zoom. Or if I aim to produce something stellar then I will go to 4K. If you’re a videographer, then hell yes, the Moment Anamorphic Lens is for you. amzn_assoc_marketplace = "amazon"; They’re heavy little nubs handcrafted with aerospace-grade metal and the same high-end glass used in 4K film lenses. #trucklife is like #vanlife only smaller and more frugal. It’s also subject to stretching at the edges, mostly because of the algorithm. According to Moment, the Anamorphic lens is the “Holy Grail of Filmmaking.” We agree; if you’re looking for film lenses for your phone, then this is it. Snapping it in was quite simple and I roughly shook the phone to make sure the lens was secured — it was. Too many companies oversaturate the marketplace with gear that’s barely different than the last model (cough, Apple, cough). The flares, the wide captures, pretty spectacular. You can still see all customer reviews for the product.

My girlfriend gifted me the wide lens and I ended up buying myself a few others because i loved it so much.

I would definitely recommend them and even go as far to say they are probably one of the best add-on smartphone lens products on the market. The composition directs us to find more interest in where he is going rather than where he came from. To sum up. wide. At $120, its benefits get overshadowed by its hefty sum. Your ratings help us make the buyer’s guide better for everyone. Using or creating light. These add on lenses have offered me a little something extra but I have never, for some reason, been totally satisfied with the results. In the end, in our humble opinion, the Moment Tele Lens is the least worth it of any of Moment’s offerings.

Many industry experts agree, however, that the Moment Tele Lens is their least impressive lens – especially when not mounted on a dedicated portrait lens. My heart is always in the mountains and I will do everything I can to help you get the right gear, train well and enjoy being outside. And it did not disappoint. 2. L: iPhone X telephoto lens, R: Moment Tele Portrait Lens. The lens is well-made, it fits perfectly in the case that is designed for it, and its picture quality is excellent. As a portrait lens, I was disappointed. If you already take pictures with your phone, adding the moment app and lens will improve your images. You can get scratch and dent Moment gear at a fraction of its regular price. There aren't many alternatives on the market; there's the new Olloclip Telephoto Pro lens (also $100), but I've tested it and it doesn't compete in terms of optical quality. Somewhere amid this excess, he found skiing. The app decompresses the image and prevents us from seeing skinny figures like an L. S. Lowry painting. Bokeh was barely noticeable and I’m pretty sure I could’ve just taken a few steps closer to achieve similar results. Easy to carry, easy to use, and makes for a good extension of my iPhone X camera's capability.
According to Moment, the “Ultra-Wide Perspective.” After witnessing firsthand the 170° field of view, we can only echo their comments. I keep considering buying a mirrorless camera because I love taking photos, but I don’t need to.

The anamorphic lens also creates beautiful flares in predictable places.

The Moment Wide lens is ideal for both mobile photographers and filmmakers. The ultrawide tech is useful for taking selfies, but it lacks the resolution of a purpose-built lens. The glass is incredible, with no fiddling with plastic clips. I usually shoot 1080 at 24 fps. Please make sure that you are posting in the form of a question. Sorry, your blog cannot share posts by email. In that case, what you need is a telephoto lens. More friends in the shot, more of the environment in the scene, yada yada yada. This was an essential feature for me, as it removed the need to remove my phone case in order to use the lens, something that can be a major annoyance when out in the field in the past.

The quote is likely older but Chase shares a lot of other great ideas.
Find a 62 mm polarizer and a neutral density filter and just be amazed at what a phone camera can do. A lens only found in high-end film cameras. When combining the effects of the anamorphic lens, with my Zhiyun 3-axis gimbal stabilizer, I was able to produce some silky smooth footage with a stunning cinematic feel.

“The best camera is the one you have with you” is a quote attributed to Chase Jarvis who wrote a book with that title.

I opted out of the Superfish lens (it’s not really my aesthetic) and packed the other three with me on a recent trip to Little Corn, a remote island several miles off the Nicaraguan coast. Overall, I’m in love with the quality of each lens. I would suggest a smaller cap attached to the larger lens cap with string or rubber so you could easily cover both sides of the lens. The removable diffuser hood softened the light so whites weren’t blown out. Before attaching a Moment lens to your phone, you’ll need a Moment case so the lens attaches in the right spot.

We focus on mountain based gear - camping, skiing, splitboarding, snowboarding, hiking, etc.

While the Moment Macro Lens is pretty impressive, but with only 10x magnification, there is a little room for improvement. My most recent purchase was the Tele lens. The lens alone costs $99.99, but you’ll have to add the case on top of that if you don’t already own one from Moment that is compatible with the new mounting system of the current lenses.