Crazy DIY lens! Disposable camera lens 3D-printed into a cool digital optic

kodaflex disposable camera diy lens mounted on sony a7 iii camera
(Image credit: Antoine van der Straeten)

Who needs the best Sony G Master lenses when you can make your own ultra-creative full-frame lens from an old Kodak disposable camera? Or at least, you can if you are DIY lens maestro Mathieu Stern.

In their most recent video, they demonstrate how you can turn a cheap plastic lens from a Kodak disposable camera into a fully functioning manual focus lens for their Sony A7 III full frame camera, and the results are surprisingly great!

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Gareth Bevan
Reviews Editor

Gareth is a photographer based in London, working as a freelance photographer and videographer for the past several years, having the privilege to shoot for some household names. With work focusing on fashion, portrait and lifestyle content creation, he has developed a range of skills covering everything from editorial shoots to social media videos. Outside of work, he has a personal passion for travel and nature photography, with a devotion to sustainability and environmental causes.