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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 ...
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), ...
Roll out the poster putty so it is relatively thin and slightly larger than the hand lens in one direction.
Position the poster putty on the hand lens enclosure so a little bit hangs off the top and bottom. Then, roll the sides of the putty inwards. This ...
Position the hand lens on the camera so it can open and close freely and so the middle of hand lens lines up with the middle of the ...
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 ...
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