New to the world of macro photography? Don’t worry, there are cheap alternatives to buying pricey, brand new lenses. If you’re crafty and you’ve got time to spare, try tackling one of the three projects below.
1 The DVD Player Macro Lens Hack
Got an old DVD player lying around? Extract the lens and attach it to your camera phone for a powerful new macro lens. Try Lifehacker’s video tutorial below, or DIY Photography’s step-by-step guide.