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by Craig Gerard
Fri Nov 13, 2015 4:49 am
Forum: Technical and Studio Photography -- Macro and Close-up
Topic: Photo of Ploum
Replies: 203
Views: 96632

Fascinating as always.

It's a pleasure to view these intricate structures and appreciate the beauty of such transcendent complexity.

Craig
by Craig Gerard
Thu Oct 02, 2014 1:27 am
Forum: Technical and Studio Photography -- Macro and Close-up
Topic: Spider silk colors at 100x
Replies: 7
Views: 4661

Chris,

Appreciate the work that went into this project. A most interesting study.


Craig
by Craig Gerard
Fri Sep 05, 2014 3:44 am
Forum: General Discussion Forum and Community Announcements
Topic: Spider web "diffraction"
Replies: 9
Views: 4430

Brian,

Thanks for the links. Fascinating photographs.

This one too:
http://www.flickr.com/photos/38628972@N05/9740807791/


Craig
by Craig Gerard
Wed Aug 20, 2014 3:39 pm
Forum: Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)
Topic: FAQ: How can I hook a microscope objective to my camera?
Replies: 91
Views: 365257

Re: magnification

Amro wrote:what do you mean by x10? 10:1 on sensor or linear eye magnification?
10X on sensor if requirements of the objective have been applied (tube length for 'finite' objectives or focal length of tube lens assembly for infinity-corrected objectives).

Craig
by Craig Gerard
Wed Aug 20, 2014 3:35 pm
Forum: Macro and Micro Technique and Technical Discussions
Topic: Zerene Stacker: best use of 'show as adjusted box' ?
Replies: 3
Views: 1175

If you have already processed the stack, then you can also put a checkmark on “Show as adjusted” in the input files panel. This will show the source images as they ended up after alignment . This makes it much easier to spot movement of the subject. Of course if you are interested in seeing how sta...
by Craig Gerard
Sun Jun 01, 2014 5:14 am
Forum: Beginners Micro
Topic: BH2 UMA attachement/dissasembly
Replies: 3
Views: 1258

I'm glad the allen key did the trick; but disappointed your initial question went unanswered for almost a month. :?

The 'black part' appears to be some type of custom made fitting.


This document may be helpful:
http://www.alanwood.net/downloads/olymp ... ctions.pdf


Craig
by Craig Gerard
Sat May 24, 2014 1:20 am
Forum: General Discussion Forum and Community Announcements
Topic: Capturing Natural-Colour 3D Models of Insects for Species
Replies: 1
Views: 1809

Additional information (PDF 1.31Mb)....it takes a moment to appear for some reason.

Thanks Len. Interesting report.

Craig
by Craig Gerard
Wed May 07, 2014 4:51 pm
Forum: Nature Photography -- Macro and Close-up
Topic: 1st Orchid for 2014
Replies: 7
Views: 1117

Gary,

Well done.

Good depth-of-field for this subject.


Craig
by Craig Gerard
Fri Apr 25, 2014 8:07 pm
Forum: General Discussion Forum and Community Announcements
Topic: Macro/micro plays big role in video at FITC conference
Replies: 2
Views: 2608

I enjoyed the presentations; good vision, visuals and outcome.....also rather inspirational.


Craig
by Craig Gerard
Fri Apr 25, 2014 8:05 pm
Forum: Equipment Exchange
Topic: For Sale : Pentax ASAHI Bellows Unit II (with u4/3 adapter)
Replies: 5
Views: 1466

**Admin edit**

Dr Lazer,

I have removed your email details from the post above; such information would be best made available via the private messaging facilities of the forum.
by Craig Gerard
Sun Apr 06, 2014 4:36 pm
Forum: Equipment Discussions
Topic: Filters for protection of lenses in the field?
Replies: 11
Views: 1951

Betty,

A B+W 'clear' filter may also serve your purposes. They have a filter factor of '0', are multi-coated (MC) and contain Schott glass.



Craig
by Craig Gerard
Tue Apr 01, 2014 5:34 am
Forum: Macro and Micro Technique and Technical Discussions
Topic: Setup suggestions: Mesmerised by Opals - Robert Smith
Replies: 5
Views: 2090

Rik,

Thanks for the information and clarification.


Craig
by Craig Gerard
Sun Mar 30, 2014 4:48 pm
Forum: Equipment Discussions
Topic: Mitutoyo M Plan 7.5x: finally!
Replies: 11
Views: 2690

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by Craig Gerard
Sat Mar 29, 2014 11:54 pm
Forum: Macro and Micro Technique and Technical Discussions
Topic: Setup suggestions: Mesmerised by Opals - Robert Smith
Replies: 5
Views: 2090

Here is another piece of work from the same photographer.

http://vimeo.com/81909176

Does an 'extreme' effective aperture have an upside?

Craig
by Craig Gerard
Fri Mar 28, 2014 9:50 pm
Forum: Administrator's Appreciation Gallery...Macro and Close-up Images
Topic: Corallimorph + stereo
Replies: 15
Views: 10677

A remarkable photograph in all respects.

The x stereo is marvellous.

Craig