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Macro with a mobile phone!

Asher Kelman

OPF Owner/Editor-in-Chief
A ladybug landed on my shirt cuff yesterday. Either I would use my heavy GFX with a 32-64 mm lens and be grateful for the pixels or have domino grab my iPhone and take a shot at 2x.

I chose the latter!



Now adding a macro lens would be even better, but this does show how fabulous a mobile phone can be for little treasures!

Add your own mobile-phone macros!


....and yes, the cuffs are worn, but still launder well for an old varmit!

Asher Kelman

OPF Owner/Editor-in-Chief
It’s really hard to hold the mobile phone to take a picture of a 3/4 cm moth in dim light!

My best try!


Asher Kelman: Unknown Moth

Paul Iddon

Some phones don't even have a macro function - my Samsung S20 doesn't - the best I can hope for is a zoom...