This adapter lets you mount any lens to your smartphone

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If you've ever wondered just what it's like to fit one of those big camera lenses to your smartphone (and who hasn't), Chinese company Cinematic International Company Limited has created a single universal adapter that may be just what you're after.

Its new lens-to-smartphone adapter was being shown at NAB 2018 in Las Vegas, and you can see it in this video below by No Film School.

Cinematics International Company Limited is a Shenzhen, China-based company that manufactures photography and cinematography equipment.

The bracket offers compatibility will all the major lens mount options — Canon EF, Nikon F, and Sony E, among others. The adaptor has two large metal handles to make balancing the adaptor easier, although you would probably want to keep a hand on your lens too.

Unfortunately the size of most smartphone sensors will mean you'd be running a pretty healthy crop factor - as much as 7 to 8 times based on most smartphone sensors, but it could still be an interesting option as a B camera.

Cinematics International Company Limited sell cinema gear on eBay, although the universal adaptor hasn't made it online yet.

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