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Even if you’ve got a newer phone with an auto-focus lens you may still be able to take advantage of this resourceful macro lens hack. Disassemble an old DVD player for the lens, fabricate a lens holder out of cardboard, and place it before the standard lens with some poster mount, and you’ve got yourself a decent DIY macro lens.

[cnflikt via DIYphotography]

Adam Flaherty

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