How To Make A DIY Macro iPhone Lens

As great as the iPhone 4 camera is, it's not exactly ideal for macro situations. Luckily, you can build your own iPhone macro lens - with wire, glue and a disposable camera - so that it can be.

Instructable user RVogel decided to create his own macro lens for the iPhone and came up with a pretty nifty solution. Basically, he took the lens from a disposable camera and repurposed it on a mount to fit an iPhone (theoretically, you can create a mount to fit any mobile phone camera).

It's a pretty tough job that involves some drilling, sanding, cutting, bending wires at 90-degree angles and more, but after you're done, you can take pictures like this:

Which is, to say, not bad! His full instructions on making your own iPhone macro lens can be found here. [Instructables via Unplggd]

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