How to Make a Macro Lens for an IPhone/iPod/ipad

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Introduction: How to Make a Macro Lens for an IPhone/iPod/ipad

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This tutorial will show you how to make a micro lense for any iPhone, iPod, and even you ipad. This will aloe you to take some really great close up shots.

Step 1: Get the Lens P.1

Get yourself a disposable camera. (Can be found at your local drugstore). Then dismantle it till your left with this.

Step 2: Get the Lens P.2

Now with a small screw driver remove the small screws to get the lense mount out of the devise. Then take out then lense. It should just twist out.

Step 3: Install the Lens

Now just tape it on. Go to the next step to see some cool shots with it

Step 4: Test Results

Here are some cool shots I took with the new lens.

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    cool, whats the focal distance, and what's the size of the thing being imaged?

    Wow !