8 May 2010
Hand lens + iPhone → Macrocamera
Posted by Callan Bentley
Ever since I saw this at Microecos and Myrmecos, the staff here at “Mountainecos” have been wanting to try it out. Behold my first three iPhone photos supplemented by a hand lens (Belomo triplet, at a distance of about 1.5 cm from the subjects):
That’s a trilobite and a penny, by the way. Try it out; post your results!
That. Is. Awesome!
And I had to give it a go myself…
Wow, these are great results!
And here’s mine.
These are fun, but not publishable quality even for the web, which is a shame. How do they look on the iPhone’s screen? That could be useful for closeups of things where you can’t stick your head.
I think the detail of the trilobite in the last picture is quite good.
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