"DIY: iPhone Macro Lens"
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DIY: iPhone Macro Lens
If you try to get extreme close ups using -- found it.
Probably noticed that the object start to blur when you get too close and you have to back up.
The solution to visitors to use a Mac Pro labs you can buy them online purchase one eat up forty bucks but court.
I found a way to do it myself for less than ten dollars.
So here's what we needed to --
When you finally to magnify what the landing -- and the most obvious solution here is to use a magnifying glass.
So I think this is -- -- for about eight bucks that RadioShack into the quick and dirty solution.
Is to just hold the Jewelers -- up against my lands.
And it go close and it and take the shot.
So that's the quick and dirty way to do it but I.
Even more permanent solution so I -- it might own a taxable macro Latin here's what I used.
I grabbed a disposable camera.
It's crazy they don't have an old USB flash drive.
And I'm microfiber cloth. -- I need to break open this disposable --
-- vary depending on the type of disposable camera you get.
For reference that's the Kodak are it's I haven't open and this is the baby that's what I need I need to grab this lands.
-- inside the camera so. Who's -- -- -- right off the lens or -- just be careful.
You don't want to scratch and it.
Tweezers have come in handy here aren't I am done with as disposable camera.
I have grabbed my USB flash drive and remove this part from it.
Now the way am going to assemble it is I'm going to -- the ones here and then it'll slide right over my iPhone.
So I'll applies some crazy --
Be careful because -- -- your finger sticking together and just.
Just a couple --
Around the outside of this command and now -- gently. Place.
The lands on top.
-- it and give it a nice push.
And this should be dry within a couple minutes now what I did is I took this frame out and actually glued it to this side of the USB drive because.
I don't want this gadget.
Scratching my iPhone so once it's dry it's ready to go all I have to do is slide it right on top of my I found.
It's it's -- it doesn't --
And I will launch my camera and now. I can get super close to the -- victory here.
Snap -- and you can actually see the whole texture of the quarter to.
Let me show you another example the grab this book. And -- I am going to zoom in on some text.
Look at just how close I can get that tax.
Now if I didn't have the macro enzyme that all that text would be blurry out have to back up a lot to see it clearly.
And always have a microfiber cloth around with you in case your -- aggregates dirty personalized.
Okay -- nine DIY macro lens and think -- -- -- calls for inspiring me on this project.
God making yours and send your sample photos to always on cnet.com.