Unexpected Use for an iPhone - Camera Viewfinder

Accessories Dec 07, 2010
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At Photokina 2010, Alpa of Switzerland unveiled an accessory for their Alpa 12 line of scale focused rangefinder cameras. The Alpa iPhone Holder allows you to use your iPhone (3/4 & iPod Touch) mounted on your Alpa 12 camera. From their website:

The new ALPA iPhone® holder allows the technophile photographers using their iPhone® 3/4 and iPod touch®  (later also others) a secure and firm mounting of their device on top of an ALPA. It fits all ALPA 12 models. It can be used in several positions:

  • horizontal, symmetric
  • horizontal, minimum prallax
  • vertical, minimum parallax

Possible applications:

  • electronic viewfinder (ALPA recommends apps like “Viewefinder Pro” or “ProCamera”)
  • as GPS logger
  • as control unit for electronic shutters and the like
  • as digital notepad
  • other apps are under development

Price:

Expected price: USD 606.00/ EUR 479.00

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