Smartphone cameras have advanced so tremendously over the past few years that they have almost completely replaced point and shoot digital cameras for the most of us. Furthermore, since our smartphones are always with us, the majority of us end up taking tons of photos throughout the lifespan of our devices. But what happens to all the old photos you take? Do you store them on an external hard-drive or keep them backed up to an online cloud service like Flickr? Let us know what your favorite way of storing old photos is and why.
Macro Lens Attachment for EVO 4G
For all you budding EVO 4G owning photographers out there, don’t you wish HTC included a macro setting on the EVO’s camera? Well fret not, as there are macro lens attachments available that produce quality shots and at a good price too.
XDA forum members started up a discussion thread to find a good performing macro lens, at a reasonable price, and they found one!
At the bargain price of USD10, the lens attaches to your EVO via a choice of magnetic rings that fit comfortably around the lens, ensuring there is no chance of scratching when laying your device flat against a table.
Members have reported that the quality of the camera increases drastically – and not just for the macro shots. An example of such an improved shot is that in the thumbnail (courtesy of XDA forum member ricoo25).
Concerns expressed regarding any negative magnetic effects on the device components including permanent distortion of the compass have been unfounded as yet with several hours use, although it doesn’t appear that anyone has tested the compass whilst using the lens attachment.
In fact, reports from members state that the magnetic attachment can be shaken off if you were to move your device in any sudden motion.
For examples of more photographs and to find out where to buy the USD10 macro lens attachment, visit the discussion thread.
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