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Olloclip....

Discussion in 'Accessories & Phones' started by wibbly, 11 September 2012.

  1. wibbly

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    I'm tempted by an Olloclip for my iPhone4

    How good, is it worth it.... and are there any other options I should consider - obviously bearing in mind the Ollie is now in relatively budget cost realms nowadays?
     
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    I love my Olloclip, and think it's design is brilliant.

    Regarding the macro lens, there's a bit of a learning curve - need a steady hand, no wind, ability to be a contortionist a big plus - but you can get some amazing results.

    I know there's other options out there besides the Olloclip (AlyZen has lots of good ideas/info!).

    Here's a couple examples:

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    I think the peeps who make the Olloclip should consider a flexible joint, so it will fit the iPhone 4, 4s and now the 5? I hear the 5 is much thinner, so that's going to be a problem.
     
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    Yes...if I get the 5 I'm not thrilled that I'll have to repurchase a new Olloclip.

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    Thanks for your replies :)

    I've just bought one off eBay so waiting for it to arrive. I'm really interested to see what it can do!

    Hopefully it can improve on some of the images I try to take!
     
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    Oh I would love an olloclip :(
     
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    I just got the Olloclip and am gradually getting better at focusing, trying to be steady, etc. I have taken lots of shots that immediately hit the trash. The hardest thing for me is getting the case off of my iPhone so I can clip it on!
     
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    Yeah, that's the first thing that struck me at lunchtime when I got mine! :D
     
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    Congratulations Wibbles... :thumbs:

    Excellent choice as Matt has said and a stupendously flexible piece of iPhone accessorising... :D

    I was going to say, if you are keeping the iPhone 4, or upgrading to a 4S my Olloclip is likely to be wanting a new home when the iP5 arrives - but I'm clearly too late... :rog:
     
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    Very kind of you dear boy.

    Still no decision here on upgrade. Interestingly I can see lots of Olloclips coming up on eBay anytime soon. :D
     
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    Vix if Ipro ever realease a macro lens I will upgrade and you can have my olloclip :D
     
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    Too kind :D x
     
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    I'm still hoping the camera hole is in the same place on the 5 - if so it'll hopefully be possible to just add and appropriately sized bit of padding to hold the olloclip on the phone. If not, i'm in that rare situation where it doesn't matter so much, as I'll be keeping the 4S for testing.
     
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