The Bubo offers your iPhone a full-sized lens, an external microphone, four tripod mount points, an integrated cold shoe and a weightier, more ergonomic design.
Cost: Approx. $160
The olloclip system is a three-in-one lens solution for your iPhone.
The macro lens offers 10x magnification, the fish-eye provides a 180-degree field of view, and the wide-angle lens doubles the phone’s ordinary view.
With deluxe, leather and military options, the Gizmon iCA case is just the start of the system.
The case itself offers a hotshoe, shutter button and optical viewfinder. Available lenses screw into the case, or attach with a detachable clip.
You can choose from fish-eye, a CPL filter, wide-angle lens, tele lens, tunnel effector, macro lens and a mirage filter, which splits the image into three.
Cost: Cases from $55, lenses from $23
The GoPano Micro is a clever add-on lens for iPhone, capturing 360-degree panoramic videos.
With the companion app, or on a computer, you can then interact with the content you’ve shot to change your view.
Go lo-fi with Holga’s lens case, which gives you nine different special effects and filters without any app action.
This high-quality metal and leather case, available in a variety of very stylish finishes, has a range of compatible special effects lenses that screw on.
Cost: From $257
This slim, aircraft-grade aluminum jacket offers fish-eye, wide-angle and telephoto lenses, as well as two tripod mounts (for both portrait or landscape shots).
Another panaromic video option, the Dot, captures 360 degrees of action with the Looker companion app. As with the GoPano, you can share and interact with footage.
Finally, the upcoming OUTRIDE is a waterproof and impact-resistant case that boasts not just a wide-angle lens with a 170-degree viewing angle, but also a variety of quick-release mounts to help you capture action shots.
Cost: From $129.95, due mid-September