Camera cases are nothing new, but Pictar is basically a grip that aims to make adjusting zoom, ISO, shutter speed, and focus a breeze. Featuring a dual-stage shutter release for that SLR-look, manual wheels for exposure compensation / zoom / ISO / shutter speed, a toggle for the front-facing camera, a strap, a cold shoe for external accessories (mics/flashes), and even a standard tripod mount. Continue reading for a hands-on video preview, more information and the Kickstarter page.
“Pictar was born to combine the benefits of advanced cameras – IE, full external control of all shooting functions as well as a stable and secure grip, with the advanced camera technology and ultimate availability of the iPhone. In other words – to unleash the full potential of iPhone’s photographic capability in order to take much better pictures, time after time,” said its creator. Kickstarter page.