I wanted my first real posting to be of value, since I’ve gleaned so
much from the site and all of you.
Some of you may have already discovered this, but for those who have
You can take excellent quality photos of jewelry with your iPhone!
Just take a 10x loupe of decent quality and place it over the lens
of the iPhone when photographing. It become a macro lens attachment
that will provide you with outstanding macro photos. Make sure the
loupe is nice and clean before you try it though! It won’t replace
an expensive camera setup, but it will take great photos on the fly.
This can work for other phones as well, but the lens placement on
the iPhones make it easier for it to be used with most loupes. Also,
it seems that the software and CCD chip are better on those phones,
though I hate to admit it since I am a solid Android user
Kudos to Layne Zuelke for discovering this awesome little bench