Now, whenever you need to film a close up, just slide out the hand lens and adjust the distance from the object and the zoom on the camera to focus. I...
If you have the lower end Flip Video camera like me, you know it is extremely hard to take close ups. After reading olivereitalu's Ible, "Take awesome macro photos with your camera phone and a swiss army knife", I thought of an extremely simple way to solve my problem. The resulting quality isn't perfect, but it is a substantial improvement on the original quality.
Step 1: Gather Supplies
You won't need much for this project: just your Flip Video, a hand lens that flips out (similar to the one in the picture or at this link), and some poster putty.