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Lensbaby Creative Mobile Kit: Four easy pieces for your iPhone (pictures)

A clip-on mount, two lenses and a kickstand comprise this phone-camera kit.

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Unlike the company's alternative adhesive metal mount, the new version clamps on over your phone's camera.

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The kit

You get two lenses, a mount, Kickstand and snap-on lens covers.

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LM-30 lens

A new type of lens for the company, the LM-30 has prism edges for a kaleidoscopic effect.

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Unfortunately, it's easy to lose the lens covers -- I lost one set in less than a week.

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You can tell the LM-30 from the LM-20 by sight and feel because of the incised edges on the lens barrel.

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The LM-20 is similar to the LM-10, but offers a much larger and more useful center area of sharpness.

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The metal lenses feel nicely constructed.

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To use the mount, you place it over the camera and slide the latch down; pressure keeps it on.

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Side view of the mount in place.

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The magnetic ring on the lens attaches to the mount via a large metal plate. It's a lot more secure than the metal circle used by the initial kit.

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You slide the lens up into the mount.

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When not in use by a lens, the magnetized kickstand can prop up your phone.

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You can't really leave the kickstand on the camera. It doesn't fold down and sticks out.

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The kickstand does a fine job of propping up the phone.

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