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Camera phones have really come a long way over the years—most of the smart phones out these days offer cameras with up to eight megapixels (the Nokia N8 even has 12), not to shabby!  But one thing even today’s camera phone’s lack is the ability to shoot macro images—that is, up until now.

With the use of the lens from an old, preferably broken DVD player, you can now finally capture the tiny details of the everyday world.

For step-by-step instructions on how to dismantle and then remove the lens from your old DVD player and how to go about connecting it to the lens on your camera phone, check out this terrific video from Lifehacker.