There’s no denying that the ability to take photos on your smartphone has changed the world. Smartphone photography is easy, fun, quick and sharable, but still lacks the patience and grit of using a traditional camera.
For years, companies have been attempting to create lenses that lend the user the same feel and proficiency as a camera, while maintaining the small, unobtrusive, convenient nature of the smart phone. Smartphone photography lens company Moment may have officially combined the two perfectly. Meet the Moment Case:
Although the case itself may look simplistic, it is an intricate mount for both the wide-angle and telephoto Moment lenses which were released in 2014. What makes this case different from any of it’s predecessors is that it offers half-press focus locking and full-press shutter release functions like a real camera.
The case then communicates with your phone using Bluetooth LE.
Moment launched their Kickstarter on January 27, 2015, and have already received numerous backers. Those who contribute have a choice of either a black and white or entirely black case for $49, while those who only want lenses can purchase one for $125, or both for $199.
The company’s founder, Marc Barros, says that the Moment Case took five months to develop and that it was the most challenging design project he’s worked on so far. Currently, the case is only compatible with the iPhone 6, however the company hopes to expand their models if this first campaign is successful.
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