The image recorded by ladibird's sensor is sent to the iPhone 5 via a Lightning connector
The ladibird has its own 50-mm f/1.8 portrait lens capable of bringing subjects into sharp focus while creating that much-desired bokeh blurred background effect
The ladibird for iPhone 5
There's a single shutter button on the side, and a ladibird app that offers simple touchscreen controls
Adding strange lens attachments like Carson Optical's adaptor or the WoW Lens may well improve on the iPhone's integrated lens, but there's not much you can do to boost the performance of its image sensor. A design team working out of the University of Singapore is looking to change that with ladibird, a smartphone case that sports its own portrait lens and large camera sensor.
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