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by jin
Thu Nov 05, 2020 8:14 pm
Forum: Photography Through the Microscope
Topic: Butterfly Caterpillar
Replies: 2
Views: 1107

Re: Butterfly Caterpillar

Hi Rik, Thanks and I do agreed that this is possibly the shed skin of the caterpillar (there were actually another one sitting beside this cat. before i took the pic). Usually cat. will eat their own shed skin and left with the head capsule, so not sure why it was left there. p/s: length of this cat...
by jin
Thu Nov 05, 2020 4:46 am
Forum: Photography Through the Microscope
Topic: Butterfly Caterpillar
Replies: 2
Views: 1107

Butterfly Caterpillar

Sharing a butterfly caterpillar, either 1st or 2nd instar, possibly belongs to Jamides Spp - ID to be confirmed. Not sure what is the tiny insect beside the cat.
Image taken with 4x/0.14 no name objective on BHM stand/Canon 6D and flash.
Hope you like it :-)
by jin
Tue Jul 21, 2020 9:47 am
Forum: Equipment Discussions
Topic: StackShot Skips trigger
Replies: 3
Views: 1652

Re: StackShot Skips trigger

Thanks for the advice and instead i reload the saved config and everything is back to normal now.

BR,
by jin
Tue Jul 21, 2020 5:50 am
Forum: Equipment Discussions
Topic: StackShot Skips trigger
Replies: 3
Views: 1652

StackShot Skips trigger

Not sure what when wrong and i notice the stackshot will advance the motor (microscope knob) twice before it triggers the flash, so instead of taking 100 shots, it ended up i got only 50 shot taken.

Not sure what setting to change to resolve the issue?

BR,
by jin
Sun Jul 12, 2020 8:01 pm
Forum: Photography Through the Microscope
Topic: Two Eggs to Share
Replies: 0
Views: 1840

Two Eggs to Share

Sharing two Pyrginae butterflies egg (Tagiades spp.) ID to be confirmed, Picture take using flash/Canon 450D/4x no brand objective on Olympus BHM modified stage. Not happy with the result due to the 'white/light grow' around the 'hairs' but actually need an education what is their tiny hairs around ...
by jin
Mon May 11, 2020 3:11 am
Forum: Technical and Studio Photography -- Macro and Close-up
Topic: Papilio maackii and the Green
Replies: 2
Views: 1329

Very nice and thanks for sharing .
by jin
Mon Mar 16, 2020 11:49 pm
Forum: Equipment Discussions
Topic: Vibration Test
Replies: 8
Views: 1300

Vibration Test

Hi All, What is the accurate and simple way of checking system vibration. My set up consists of: SLR camera+ extension tube+ objective+ Microscope stand+ stepper motor direct coupled to microscope's focus knob+ StackShot controller driven Purpose of asking so that i can optimize (minimize) some timi...
by jin
Mon Mar 09, 2020 7:15 am
Forum: Macro and Micro Technique and Technical Discussions
Topic: Step Size
Replies: 4
Views: 3532

Step Size

Apologize if this question had been asked before but i don't seem to find it and the question is how to use the table in Zerene Stacker (cut & paste as below) to determine the step size (so that i'll not over stack): Microscope Objectives NA DOF 0.1 0.055 mm 0.14 0.028 mm 0.2 0.014 mm 0.25 0.0088 mm...
by jin
Sun Mar 01, 2020 2:58 am
Forum: Photography Through the Microscope
Topic: Great Imperial Butterfly Egg
Replies: 0
Views: 848

Great Imperial Butterfly Egg

Hi, I'm back and sharing a Great Imperial Butterfly (Jacoona Anasuja Anasuja) egg. Pic taken with no brand Plan4/0.1 160/0.17 objective with flash using Canon 350D at ISO200 on Olympus BH stand. Comment welcome. Cheers! http://www.photomacrography.net/forum/userpix/2725_GI_1000x800smallsmall_1.jpg
by jin
Sat Jul 06, 2019 10:45 pm
Forum: Nature Photography -- Macro and Close-up
Topic: Insects in flight, Lacewing
Replies: 24
Views: 5074

Amazing shots, Linden!

Care to share a pic of your setup in field :D
by jin
Thu May 09, 2019 7:14 am
Forum: Technical and Studio Photography -- Macro and Close-up
Topic: Micro Mushrooms
Replies: 8
Views: 3177

Nice, like them all!
by jin
Wed Nov 28, 2018 5:29 am
Forum: Equipment Discussions
Topic: tube lens comparison
Replies: 17
Views: 3958

thank you David & ES for the info and looking forward to seeing David's tube lens comparison.

Rgds,
Jin
by jin
Tue Nov 27, 2018 6:20 am
Forum: Equipment Discussions
Topic: tube lens comparison
Replies: 17
Views: 3958

tube lens comparison

Hi, need advice is there Olympus U-TLU 180 vs ITL 200 Thorlabs tube lens comparison as i could not decide which to keep and start my 1st infinity lens system (currently own both these two tube lenses). Is it good to stick oly TL with Oly. objectives (f = 180mm) and ITL 200 with Nikon and Mitutoyo (e...
by jin
Sun Nov 11, 2018 8:17 am
Forum: Equipment Discussions
Topic: Adjustment/locking Screw
Replies: 11
Views: 2437

thank you all and i have since hand made a few pieces using a power drill, sand paper, hacksaw and 8" hand file, not nice but it works for me :D


Image
by jin
Tue Nov 06, 2018 10:28 pm
Forum: Equipment Discussions
Topic: Adjustment/locking Screw
Replies: 11
Views: 2437

I’m not a mechanical guy but don’t think the exact size/shape does matter but I think with a ‘rounded tip’ it will not damage ie., causing any dent or cut the dovetail’s surface, I assumed. Thanks all for the suggestions and certainly I’ll try the option using a vice and hand file and get the job do...