I had the opportunity to check out the Trygger iPhone Camera Case for iPhone 4/4S firsthand a couple weeks ago in Portland, Ore. Its co-creator, Joel Kamerman, and I sat down to test the prototype and I was immediately blown away.
As a fashion photographer in my spare time, the benefit of having the Trygger case secured to my iPhone was easily apparent. With a solid and sturdy case structure that maintained a slim feel to my iPhone, the Trygger case adds great functionality without the bulk.
Of course, the real gem of the Trygger case is the polarizing filter it gives your iPhone. I have no less than 20 camera- or photo-related apps on my iPhone (and several I have deleted), all that provide some sort of enhancement to my mobile pictures.
No app, however, can give you what the Trygger case offers.
By adding polarization to your photograph before you take it, all those other apps instantly become better -- yes, even Instagram. The Trygger case accomplishes its task with a delicacy that few other cases offer.
When the case is on your iPhone and you want to make a photograph that has a bright sky or nasty glare, simply slide the Trygger case filter up to cover the iPhone camera lens.
Then, use the wheel on the side of the case to adjust the amount of polarization you need. It's that easy.
Now, the Trygger case is not quite ready for production, but there's a great deal for users looking to up their iPhoneography game over on Kickstarter. The anticipated $49.95 retail price is knocked down to just $35 for early backers with production to begin in early July.
Summer is a great time to have access to polarization, especially on the camera you'll most likely be using most -- your iPhone.