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DIY: How to make your own iPhone macro lens

Published september 22nd, 2009 by

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Learn how you can take amazing pictures with a homemade macro lens for your iPhone or other smartphones.

I read that it was possible to use the lens from a cd-rom or dvd-player as a macro lens for the iPhone, and wanted to test it. Here is the result so far (see the pictures I took with the macro lens towards the bottom, the first part contains a short how-to on how you can make your own smartphone macro lens).

Video

Closeup of dragonfly wing and fly

Can you see what this is?

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