Step 1: Materials Needed
Prepare any glass Biconvex lens,just like the glass we use to see on a regular magnifying glass….dont use plastic lens they are not as good as glass.,.plastics lens can be easily scratch…i used an old biconvex lens taken out from an old zoom lens of a projector. Trial & error test first if you will achieve to snap shot a macro type of picture.
Rubber cement for bonding the foam
Cardboard for pattern making only
Step 2: Lens Bezel Preparations
Cut foam accdng to the diameter of lens you are using.,here i use biconvex lens with 38mm diameter
Step 3: Lens in Bezel & Clip
Make a pattern using cardboard for foam cutting accdng to your iphone model.,here i use my old iphone 4.
Step 4: Bezel & Clip
Sandwich the lens in between of the base bezel & bezel cap.,and attached the clip made on the back of the bezel.,.make sure to align the camera lens of your iphone accordingly ,focusing on the center of the lens you are attaching.
Step 5: The Cover/clip
Make a cover like in this image.,this will serve as clip of your Macro lens.
Step 6: How It Looks
Step 7: How It Looks
Step 8: How It Looks
Step 9: How It Looks
Focusing on a coin as near as possible
Step 10: Comparison
iPhone standard shot compared to iPhone with Macro Lens attachement,in same distance shot using tripod.See the difference in text & on image itself.
Step 11: More Sample Shot
With HomeMade Macro Lens.,Easy to make & very low in cost compare if you buy it conmercially.
Step 12: HomeMade Macro Lens
In different views