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Photojojo unveils iPhone SLR Mount


Photojojo has unveiled its new iPhone SLR Mount for the iPhone 4. The new mount consists of an aluminum case, an SLR lens adapter, and a UV filter; the case offers open access to all ports and controls, and also features two loopholes for attaching a camera strap. By connecting a traditional SLR lens, the Mount promises to offer users a wide variety of effects and features based on the type of lens used. Photojojo’s iPhone SLR Mount for the iPhone 4 is available now for either Canon or Nikon lenses and sells for $249.

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I love stupid technology as much as the next guy.

I also love my SLR, and the lenses that I use with it.
But someone please explain this to me? Please?!

If you’ve got these lenses, wouldn’t you most likely have the camera body too? And if you have the camera and lens, wouldn’t you use them together, instead of an iPhone and lens combo?

I know they say ‘the best camera is the one you have with you’, but who’s walking around with an SLR lens, a lens adapter, and iPhone 4 and no camera body? It makes no sense. Surely you’re not saving all that much space, or weight? And the image quality can’t be fantastic. The gigantic lens is still going through a teeny-tiny lens on the phone after all.

That all being said, interesting idea.

Posted by Mondayne on July 7, 2011 at 9:40 AM (CDT)


Yeah I agree. This is just batsh#t crazy haha.

Posted by VULTR3 on July 7, 2011 at 12:22 PM (CDT)


What the hell? How in the world does this make sense? This is almost as stupid as screen doors on a submarine.

Posted by ahMEmon on July 7, 2011 at 12:32 PM (CDT)


Just another toy to make you look like a complete dufus ...

Posted by rockmyplimsoul on July 7, 2011 at 12:46 PM (CDT)


Those ain’t originally from Photojojo. The brand is Turtleback.

Posted by Urbanhideaway on July 7, 2011 at 1:13 PM (CDT)


This is the greatest thing ever i always carry my SLR lens with me now i can actually use them with out my camera

Posted by joeybignose on July 7, 2011 at 1:19 PM (CDT)


You can use the iPhone with one of your extra lenses. I have 3 lenses I use a lot, but only one camera body. $190-$250 is a bit high, though.

Posted by Ed on July 7, 2011 at 9:47 PM (CDT)


If this also can be use in video like those canon 5d’s DSLR and u have ustream app were u can stream ur vidoe online live. it will be a great!!

Posted by max on July 8, 2011 at 5:29 AM (CDT)


That’s the dumbest thing iv evar seen

Posted by Any on July 8, 2011 at 3:24 PM (CDT)


Actually this is an amazing product for professional news gathering…if you are on a breaking news scene you can shoot and transmit higher quality images and video quicker than shooting to an SD card and transmitting.  Agree with Max as well that it is a big improvement for livestreaming as well. The amount of ignorance and arrogance in the world never ceases to amaze me.

Posted by Dave on July 8, 2011 at 7:44 PM (CDT)


Interesting opportunity to leverage our investement in SLR lenses with our iPhones.  Now we can take better pictures and share them with iphone software like photogram

Posted by Tom on July 10, 2011 at 7:28 AM (CDT)


But you can’t take “better” pictures, since the image is still going through the same iPhone lens and the same iPhone sensor, just now with three layers of optics in front of it. The pictures will be darker by 2 f-stops, and they’re still gonna be iPhone pictures.

I thought this was dumb at $190. But now it’s $250? Please.

Posted by Brian on July 14, 2011 at 3:26 PM (CDT)

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