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Are the cheap eBay lenses any good?

Discussion in 'Accessories & Phones' started by Grumps, 23 January 2013.

  1. Grumps

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    There's a set of lenses on eBay I've seen (dirt cheap, so not pro quality at a guess), has wide angle, telephoto, macro, fish eye and a tripod for £25. Does anyone have experience of these or should I file them away under "cheap gimmick" and just save for an olliclip?
    Thought I'd ask as I've had some pretty good advice already so can't hurt to ask about it.
     
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    Got some from China. They work very good. The only problem I have is with the adhesive. I need to 'play' with them more, but I might superglue one of the rings to an inexpensive iPhone case and have it on permanently. The other side of the ring is a magnet and any of the lens can be put on the one ring.
     
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    Now that's what I call speedy concise feedback. Thank you, I'll order now
     
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    Yes china ones are good! Not as good an an olloclip but if you have the time to play a bit more to get your focus right then they are still a great set of lenses. Some of my fave macros have been china lens.
     
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    i've wanted to try a few different one, but it's hard to get them here! do you have a link to them?
     
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    Are you in the uk Jenny?
     
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    no I'm in Canada. Freezing my butt off waiting for 40+cms of snow to hit tonight
     

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