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Sturdy and substantial

The BG Pro's grip is big and comfortable enough to counterbalance a fairly weighty lens when shooting handheld.

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Software

Because the lens images upside-down, you need to use software that can flip it. Or shoot that way.

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Many parts

The rig consists of two pieces, and the separate DOF (depth-of-field) Adapter is a few pieces itself.

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Mounting

There are two standard 1/4"-20 screw mounts on either side.

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Assembled

This is what the rig looks like assembled but waiting for a phone, and with the macro lens in the mount.

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Grip

The grip on the BG Pro equipped with the DOF Adapter.

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Bottom

The bottom of the right half of the rig.

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Grip only

If you just want a substantial grip for holding the phone to shoot handheld, you can use the right side by itself.

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Beastgrip Pro

A spring-loaded clamp holds the phone in place. You can also tweak the location of the jaws by moving them to adjacent screw holes.

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DOF Adapter

The Adapter awaiting a lens.

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Left side

The rig with the DOF Adapter, from the left.

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Bottom

There are three 1/4"-20 mounts on the bottom.

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Equipped with phone

The BG Pro with an iPhone 6 Plus in it.

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Front

The view from the front, with the 10x close-up lens.

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Lens mount unit

The two rails slide into the right half and you secure them with two thumbscrews.

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Empty mount

The naked lens mount. It has brass threads.

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EF mount

The DOF Adapter has a Canon EF mount.

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Focusing screen

The focusing screen sits between two other rings, and making sure that it's level as you rotate all the different tubes can be trying at times.

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DOF Adapter, disassembled

From left to right, the Adapter consists of a 10x macro 37mm-to-52mm converter, focusing screen sandwiched between two rings, and the EF mount tube. A 37mm 10x close-up lens goes on the mount between them.

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