Journal Article

  • Mobile Macrophotography
    Larkin, N. R.
    NatSCA News, Issue 22, pages 14 - 17

    Although it is relatively easy to purchase a good quality digital camera with the facility to take ‘macro’ photographs of very small objects, such a camera may not always be available when needed. However, most people now have access to a mobile phone with a camera facility. Here it is demonstrated that quite useful digital photos can be taken of very small objects such as insects with an average mobile phone camera utilising a small inexpensive hand lens. Examples of such photos are given, along with the pros and cons of each hand lens tested and some tips on their use with mobile phones.