Fifty Cent Macro Lens

Photography & Video

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Sean Lee wanted to take close-up pictures of his projects, but his camera’s focal range fell short. His wife suggested taping on a lens from a pair of dollar store reading glasses. Sean shared this workaround on Make: Projects, and posted impressive before and after shots, especially for 50 cents.

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I'm a word nerd who loves to geek out on how emerging technology affects the lexicon. I was an editor on the first 40 volumes of MAKE, and I love shining light on the incredible makers in our community. In particular, covering art is my passion — after all, art is the first thing most of us ever made. When not fawning over perfect word choices, I can be found on the nearest mountain, looking for untouched powder fields and ideal alpine lakes.

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