5 Must-Have iPhone Accessories for Photographers in 2023
As mobile technology continues to evolve, smartphones are an increasingly important part of the modern photographer’s toolkit. From hobbyists to professionals, many photographers now rely on their smartphones to create videos and images that rival those taken by conventional cameras.
While iPhones and similar smartphones do a great job straight out of the box, there’s always room for improvement. At Ted’s Cameras, we stock a large range of handy smartphone accessories that can complement the capabilities of your phone’s camera and enhance image quality. Whether you’re a dedicated iPhonographer or are searching for a gift for your favourite shutterbug, check out our 5 best smartphone accessories for photography and content creation below.
1. Apexel 10-in-1 Smartphone Lens Kit
Looking for a decent small gift for photographers? The Apexel 10-in-1 Smartphone Lens Kit is a great option that won’t blow the budget - but will still give you the satisfaction that comes from giving a thoughtful gift. As the name suggests, this kit provides 10 different lenses, which is perfect for beginner smartphone photographers looking to experiment with different styles and effects.
With this kit, you’ll have plenty of lens options to choose from, from a 198-degree fisheye lens to capture unique shots, a 0.63x wide-angle lens for landscape photography, a 15x macro lens for detailed close-up shots, a 2x telephoto lens, plus plenty of fun lens options such as a kaleidoscope lens. It’s time to get creative with smartphone photography!
2. Joby Beamo Cube light
Ensuring you have proper lighting is a simple way to make your videos look more professional instantly. And you don’t have to go all out with light equipment: this little Joby Beamo LED Cube Light fits in your palm and is the perfect lighting tool for content creators.
This pocket-sized powerhouse boasts a dazzling 1500-lumen output, ensuring your videos and photos are perfectly lit. Its compact design means you can take it with you everywhere, and the 5100K output guarantees stunning, natural skin tones. Take your creativity to new depths, literally, as the Beamo is waterproof up to 30m. Versatility is key, so this light comes with two cold shoe mounts for accessories and a magnetic backing for easy mounting.
The myJoby App allows you to control the light remotely and adjust the brightness with your phone. Enjoy 40 minutes of brilliance at full power, and when it's time to recharge, the wireless charging pad ensures you're always ready for your next shoot. Illuminate your content creation journey with the Joby Beamo—small but mighty.
3. Manfrotto Pixi Mini SmartPhone Tripod
Know someone who can’t help but film everything they see? Then the Manfrotto Pixi Mini SmartPhone Tripod might be the perfect gift for them. Lightweight and with a comfortable hand grip, this phone tripod can be paired with most smartphones on the market to help you capture jaw-dropping cinematic scenes with your phone.
4. DJI Osmo Mobile 6
Another option for an exceptional phone gimbal, the DJI Osmo Mobile 6 has all of the amazing features of its predecessor OM5, with the added bonus of ActiveTrack 5.0 technology to help you produce even more cinematic and blur-free videos with improved object-tracking.
To produce even better and smoother videos, have a look at the easy tutorials that come with the DJI Osmo Mobile 6 offers easy tutorials. And with one-tap editing, you can share your videos with your friends and followers in an instant.
5. Mirfak Vlog Starter Kit
What if everything you needed to create cinematic vlogs came in one easy starter kit? That’s the case with the Mirfak Vlog Starter Kit. Complete with a mini tripod for your phone, a smartphone holder, and a directional microphone to capture your message loud and clear and reduce background noise. The tripod also acts as an extension pole, extending to 725mm and with rubber grip, so you can easily frame yourself in your POV shots.
The included microphone comes with a simple plug-and-play design and a 3.5mm jack that plugs into your phone. No extra batteries needed here, just pick up your Mirfak Vlog Starter Kit and start vlogging!
Shop the best phone accessories for photographers today
At Ted’s cameras, we know that inspiration for the perfect photo or image can strike anytime, anywhere. Take your photography on the go and transform your smartphone into a powerful content creation tool with our range of phone accessories for photographers.
Need more guidance about which accessories work best for your phone? Head into your local Ted’s Cameras store to get advice from our friendly team today!
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