Hey guys. I learned about this from a David Pogue video and immediately ordered it. The item AND packaging was so cool I had to post about it. So here's the device, the Pocket Spotlight:
How big is it in reality? Well, here's a picture of me holding it:
So notice that it's small. And also notice that the picture is dark and my skin looks kind of sickly. That's because I'm taking the pic it with my iPhone, using the iPhone's flash. But HERE's what you see if you take this puppy, slap it into the mic input of the iPhone, turn it on and take a pic:
Zowie powie! Is that better or what? And for an even better comparison, here's a still life of my dining room table taken with iPhone and its built-in flash:
Aaaaand, here it is with the Pocket Spotlight:
Pretty great, no? These were all taking in the early AM, with the sun still long from shining down upon us. Now perhaps you're remembering that I mentioned the packaging. Well, here's what came from Photojojo, the guys who make this nifty device:
How crazy is that? A nice box with cute graphics. A tiny tote bag with a happy note. A plastic Ankylosaurus! A kazoo. And a pair of googly eyes! The invoice is just as happy and upbeat. Talk about going the extra mile to amaze and delight. These guys have it down. If you're hankering for one of your own, they're at http://photojojo.com/store/awesomeness/pocket-spotlight/ and they have Crow's Caw of Approval!