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Sharon Vaknin shows you how to make an iPhone macro lens for less than $10!
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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.