Smartphone photographers looking for an easy way to capture micro and macro photography may be interested in a new set of smartphone lenses called Blips, that have been created by SMO or SmartMicroOptics.
The new Blips smartphone lenses provide an ultra portable and affordable solution for transforming your tablet or smartphone camera into a digital microscope.
Watch the promotional video below to learn more about how quickly and easily the smartphone lenses can be attached to your mobile device as well as the results you can expect to obtain whilst using the two lenses.
The Blips project has just launched via the Kickstarter crowdfunding website and is looking to raise €15,000 over the next 44 days to make the jump into production. In just its first few days the project has already raised over half of its required funding thanks to over 220 backers. The creators of Blips explain more about the construction and inspiration :
LIPS is an ultra portable and very affordable set of 2 mini lenses which turns your smartphone or tablet into a digital microscope. A unique set of mini-objectives for smartphones and tablets that allows you to explore the micro-world. A gateway to the microscopic world for everyone! BLIPS can be easily used for technical investigations or just for fun! EXTREMELY THIN & LIGHT: the world’s thinnest set of microscope lenses for smartphones and tablets
If you think Blips is something you could use to add extra creativity to your photography, pledges are now available to make via Kickstarter from €15 for super early bird backers and the lenses support both Android and iOS devices.
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