Introduction: Turning Your Laptop Video Camera Into a Macro Lense
Step 1: Dismantle DVD Player
You will want to find an old dvd player - it doesn't have to work, as long as it still intact. Remove the outer casing.
Step 2: Remove the Lense
remove the lens, it is under the area where the disk goes out.
Step 3: Once the Lens Is Removed
Here is what the lens looks like. It's sitting on key 'O'. Once the lens is removed you will want to create a mounting for it. You can just use duct tape if you want.
Step 4: Preparing a Mounting
I prepared a mounting by cutting some thick plastic to size and soldering a hole to size for the lens to be mounted into. I then attached it with some super glue and voila!
Glue the lens to the lens mount. Once the glue is dry you can attach it to the computer camera.
Step 6: Voila!
You can start taking pictures! Or videos!
Below is a picture of a dime.
One more picture - a human hair. It would be really cool to take pictures of bugs, i just couldn't bring myself to kill one.
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