How to Create Macro Lens for Camera Phone

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We can use magnifier lens for alternatif macro lens, we can buy this one at laboratory accessories shop, or Ace Hardware

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Magnifier that I use to build macro lens have zoom power until 15x, it's Krisbow KW06-680 Magnifier 15x

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Only 19,800 IDR or 1.8US$ (prize on Ace Hardware)

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First step: Prepare magnifier lens, and others tools or source then support to make some breaket or lens cap. I use water pipe accesories with same size as lens cap and bracket

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step 2 Split the hood lens of magnifier lens and clean up the lens using smooth cloucth

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Magnifier with lens cap from water accesories

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Ruber from water pipe accesories, it can use to create breacket lens, and others plastic material can use for lens cap

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Ruber bracket lens after punched, we can use cutter tolls to create it

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Detail of rubber beacket lens. Slightly less neat because there are still some remaining part. Make sure camera still on center area to minimize vignete efect

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After lens attached to bracket and ready to use

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Macro lens with lens cap attached to cover lens mount fror dust and scrath

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Comparation photo without optional macro lens (top left side), with medium macro lens (bottom left side) use lens from flashlight and photo with magnifier lens ( right side )

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Sample macro with avaliable light

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Others sample with beautiful red bug

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Yellow flower in macro photo with camera phone

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