Inexpensive Ways to Create a Close-Up Macro Photography Lens at Home

At-Bristol host Ross Exton presents a few cheap methods for creating traditionally a traditionally pricey close-up macro lens at home, from simply reversing an existing lens to a hack using a laser pointer and a phone camera.

If you take apart the laser pointer, inside will be a tiny lens like this one. All you have to do is affix this lens to the front of the lens of the camera on your phone.

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